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- A Place & Date Used Beechworth, Australia
Shield - Bowling, 1971 Reg. No: SH 923107
- 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.
- 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
|Dimensions:||32.30 cm (Height), 4.40 cm (Width), 27.20 cm (Length)|
|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|