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Photograph - Mayday Hills, Framed, circa 1970-1980 Image Reg. No: SH 923150

Photograph - Mayday Hills, Framed, circa 1970-1980. Used in a mental health hospital, Mayday Hills, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, circa 1970 - 1980. Possibly used as display in an office at Mayday Hills Hospital.
Framed black and white photograph of part of Mayday Hills Hospital (formerly Beechworth Lunatic Asylum) showing an interior, including a row of beds, close together, with a patients wearing an apron and using a walking frame. The patient, who has only one leg, is walking away from the camera.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mayday Hills Hospital, 1992
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 43.50 cm (Height), 35.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: mental health, mental health institutions, psychiatric hospitals, hospitals, institutional life, disabilities, mayday hills, doreen, brown, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, Psychiatric Services Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Institutional Life
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place Made: Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, Circa 1975
Place & Date Used: Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1980

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