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Shield - Bowling, 1971 Object 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
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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