Search the collections
Jug - Pottery, VG, circa 1900 Reg. No: SH 850367
- Large cream pottery jug used in psychiatric hospital in Victoria Australia.
- Large cream, thick pottery jug for serving milk or water. Has slightly protruding round base with ridge just above it, straight sides, sloping slightly inward to the top, pointed pouring lip and broad, concave ridge around rim. Has half heart-shaped, loop-style handle with rounded, rather lumpy point at the top. Produced for the Government of Victoria and used in psychiatric institutions.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
|Dimensions:||18.50 cm (Height), 17.00 cm (Width), 22.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, pottery, crockery, making history - psych services|
|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:||food & drink consumption|
|Inscriptions:||VG printed in black on base.|
|Place & Date Used:||Victoria, Australia, Circa 1900|