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Electro-Convulsive Therapy Machine - Edison Swan Electric Co, circa 1960 Reg. No: SH 850522
- Electro-Convulsive Therapy Machine manufactured by Edison Swan Electric Co, circa 1960. It was used for electro-convulsive therapy of patients in mental health hospitals in Victoria, Australia. This machine is an example of the medical equipment used in psychiatric hospitals in Victoria, Australia.
- Electro-convulsive therapy machine in a metal box-shape machine with handle each side. Sloping control panel with numerous dials. Electric cord attached to hole in back. One electrode for head; two round plastic rings on long electrical cord. All contained in a light tan gladstone bag.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
|Dimensions:||28.00 cm (Height), 35.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||psychiatric hospitals, psychiatric services, hospitals, medical equipment, 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 - Clinical|
|Tertiary Classification:||treatment equipment|
|Inscriptions:||EQUIPMENT Serial No. SS375/MANUFACTURED BY/the EDISON SWAN ELECTRIC CO LTD/ 155 Charing Cross Rd. LONDON W.C.2 embossed on machine. Bag by Gloria Glove Co.|
|Manufacturer:||The Edison Swan Electric Co. Ltd., London, England, Great Britain, circa 1960|
|Place & Date Used:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1960|