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Stone Breaker, circa 1920 Object 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
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 73.30 cm (Height), 3.00 cm (Width), 8.00 cm (Length)

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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
Tertiary Classification: gardening
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, Circa 1920
References: Emerson, Roma (former curator)

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