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Invalid Cup - China, circa 1935 Object Reg. No: SH 850490

White ceramic invalid cup by Dunn Bennett & Co Ltd, circa 1935, used by patients in a psyhciatric hospital in Victoria Australia
The invalid feeding cup is made of white glazed ceramic. The cup is half- covered in at the top, to prevent spillage of the contents when feeding. There is a white handle on the side, and a curved spout at the front.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 9.50 cm (Height), 10.00 cm (Width), 13.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, nursing, crockery, 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 - Nursing
Tertiary Classification: food & drink consumption
Inscriptions: DUNN BENNETT & CO. LTD. BURSLEM ENGLAND printed on base.
Manufacturer: Dunn Bennett & Co. Ltd., Burslem, England, Great Britain, Circa 1935
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, Circa 1935

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