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Plaque - Gertrude Davis Kiosk, circa 1940 Object Reg. No: SH 850354

Summary:
Name-plate for Gertrude David Kiosk, which was conducted by Mental Hospital Auxiliaries who ran kiosks at most Victorian Mental Hospitals for use of patients, profits being used to buy recreation articles, etc. The Yarra Branch was disbanded early 1950s. Gertrude Davis was prominent in the Royal Nursing Service. Made: circa 1933 - 1950, Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1933 - 1950
Description:
Name plate for the Gertrude Davis Kiosk. An oblong metal plate with a screw-hole in each corner.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 38.00 cm (Height), 23.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: hospitals, psychiatric services, psychiatric institutions, 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: directional signage
Inscriptions: THE GETRUDE DAVIS KIOSK CONDUCTED BY THE MENTAL HOSPITAL AUXILIARIES OF VICTORIA YARRA BRANCH
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, Circa 1940
References: Pardy, Edith Ms. 11 Lock St, Camberwell, 1st Day President of Mental Hosp Auxiliaries of Vic. Mental Health Authority Annual Reports 1912/62

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