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Candlestick Holder - White Enamel, circa 1930-1960 Object Reg. No: SH 850343

Summary:
White enamel candlestick holder used by staff at a Victorian mental hospital circa 1930-1960.
Description:
Candlestick is round, hollowed and saucer-shaped. Coated with white enamel it features a navy ring handle. It also has navy edging and candle cup. Contains a 23cm long white candle.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 27.00 cm (Height), 13.00 cm (Width), 16.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: hospitals, psychiatric services, light sources, candlesticks, 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: illumination
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1930-1960
References: card with exhibit.

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