Auger, circa 1848 Object Reg. No: SH 850372

Auger, Circa 1848. Alternative Name(s): Drill. Used by staff at a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia
Large drill used for boring holes in timber with short pipe shaped hole to hold wooden handle when turning.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 61.00 cm (Height), 4.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: psychiatric hospitals, hospitals, building construction, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, Psychiatric Services Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Institutional Life
Tertiary Classification: building maintenance
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, 1848 or later

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