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Plaque - Central Training School for Nurses at Royal Park, 1954 Object Reg. No: SH 850022

Summary:
Wall plaque commemorating the official opening of the Central Training School for Nurses at Royal Park. The building was destroyed by fire on February 11 1976. Made: 1954, Used: 1954
Description:
Commemorative wall tablet of stain steel. Oblong in shape. Writing is etched in Roman script. It has 6 screw holes around the edge.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Central Training School for Nurses
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 29.80 cm (Height), 12.20 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: hospitals, psychiatric services, psychiatric hospitals, nursing
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 - Nursing
Tertiary Classification: directional signage
Inscriptions: Text: THIS TABLET COMMEMORATES/THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE/CENTRAL TRAINING SCHOOL/ON THE 6TH OF MAY BY/THE HONORABLE W.P. BARRY M.L.A./MINISTER OF HEALTH.
Date Made: 1954
Place & Date Used: Royal Park Psychiatric Hospital (Mental Asylum), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, 1954
Person Named: Honourable W. Barry, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1954
References: Oral history

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