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Photograph - Male Patient, circa 1920 Image Reg. No: SH 923128

Summary:
It is assumed that these might be photographs of a patient at a mental health hospital, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920. It comes from Mayday Hills Hospital and may have been displayed there.
Description:
Three sepia photographs of an Asian man contained within one frame. Two back views are the same, showing the man's marked back. Middle photograph is a front view of the same elderly man. Man is bald with grey hair and a white beard. The three photographs are mounted onto cardboard and are set in a painted wooden frame behind glass.
Description Of Content:
It is assumed that these might be photographs of a patient at a mental health hospital, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920. It comes from Mayday Hills Hospital and may have been displayed there.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mayday Hills Mental Hospital, 1992
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 23.00 cm (Height), 3.00 cm (Width), 41.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: mental health, mental health institutions, psychiatric hospitals
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Institutional Life
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Printed at bottom of the three photographs: Vine's Studios/Beechworth Benalla Wangaratta
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Photographer: Vine's Studios, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920
Place & Date Used: Mayday Hills Mental Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920

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