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Pitcher - Cast Iron, circa 1900 Object Reg. No: SH 850248

Cast iron pitcher possibly used for holding water in the kitchen of a psychiatric hospital in Victoria Australia circa 1900
Pitcher is cylindrical, sloping in at the top. It has a hinged lid and a long spout attached half way down the body of the pitcher. On the rim at the top of the straight body of the vessel are 2 rivetted brackets to hold a handle (which is missing). Opposite the spout is a rivetted tipping handle.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 42.00 cm (Height), 28.00 cm (Width), 44.50 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, kitchen utensils, 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 - Institutional Life
Tertiary Classification: food & drink consumption
Inscriptions: On side : A
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, Circa 1900
References: Oral history

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