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Pedal Mechanism - Electrical, circa 1950 Object Reg. No: SH 850251

Summary:
Electrical pedal used by a patient to operate an unidentified machine, possibly a sewing machine, circa 1950. Possibly part of an occupational therapy program. Used in a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia.
Description:
Power-operated pedal with attached insulated wire and connections. Incomplete.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 23.00 cm (Height), 20.00 cm (Width), 11.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: hospitals, psychiatric 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 - Occupational Therapy
Tertiary Classification: tools & equipment
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1950
References: oral history.

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