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Adding Machine - Madas, circa 1950 Object Reg. No: SH 850044

Summary:
Alternative Name(s): Calculator. Adding machine by Madas, circa 1950. Used in the Mental Health Research Institution, Parkville, Victoria Australia
Description:
Metal machine in a grey metal body, with dark green and white numbers on the keyboards. There are ten rows of buttons, numbered each from 1 to 9. On the side of the keyboard, buttons allow the operator to divide, subtract, and add figures.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mental Health Research Institute
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 37.70 cm (Height), 27.00 cm (Width), 22.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: hospitals, mental health institutions, mental health research, psychiatric services, adding machine, 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 - Administration
Tertiary Classification: office equipment
Inscriptions: Text: No. 62786/A38/230/4000/03/49499.
Manufacturer: Madas, Zurich, Switzerland, circa 1950
Place & Date Used: Mental Health Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1960

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