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Shield - Bowling, 1971 Object Reg. No: SH 923107

Summary:
Bowling shield, 1971, awarded to patients at a psychiatric hospital, Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria Australia. One of a series of tenpin bowling trophies awarded to patients at Mayday Hills Hospital in the 1970s.
Description:
Stained and varnished wooden shield with metal plates attached. The engraved plates take the form of a ribbon shape, a large shield, six small shields and a small oval plate. A cord is attached at back by two screws for hanging.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mayday Hills Hospital, 1992
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 32.30 cm (Height), 4.40 cm (Width), 27.20 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, recreation, bowling, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Services Collection, Leisure Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Institutional Life
Tertiary Classification: sports awards
Inscriptions: Engraved ribbon plate u.c.: BEECHWORTH/LEAGUE. Large shield c.,: INTERWARD/ COMPETITION, Small shields u.l.: July '71/Won by/ [Extensive text].
Place & Date Used: Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, 1971-1973

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