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Dish - Tin, circa 1900 Object Reg. No: SH 850553

Tin dish used in the kitchen of a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia circa 1900
Very deep round tin dish with sides 12 cm. high. There is a rim at the top, and the sides have been soldered together. It appears to have been used to store laundry detergent or another powdery substance.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services, 1985
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 21.00 cm (Height), 12.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: hospitals, psychiatric services, 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
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1900
References: card with exhibit

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