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Stone Breaker, circa 1920 Reg. No: SH 850244
- Stone Breaker, Circa 1920. Used at a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia. Most likely used for works on the grounds. may piossibly have been made at an institution.
- Stone-breaking implement is an oblong hammer head with a long, hand-smoothed stick as handle. Possibly hand-forged.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
|Dimensions:||73.30 cm (Height), 3.00 cm (Width), 8.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||mental health, psychiatric hospitals, hospitals, gardening equipment, building equipment, making history - psych services|
|Themes this item is part of:||Medicine in Society Collection, Psychiatric Services Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Mental Health - Institutional Life|
|Place & Date Used:||Victoria, Australia, Circa 1920|
|References:||Emerson, Roma (former curator)|