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- A Place & Date Used Beechworth, Australia
Trophy - Tenpin Bowling, circa 1973 Reg. No: SH 923185
- Tenpin bowling trophy 1973-1974 , 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.Trophy was for an inter-ward competition in tenpin bowling.
- Wooden base with metal ends and legs and engraved metal plate which supports a piece of wedge-shaped wood with white laminated panel decorated with a metal wreath. A metal figure of a bowling man is attached to top. A metal dome- shaped piece attached to base at left appears to have had something broken off it. A hole on the opposite side denotes another missing piece.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mayday Hills Mental Hospital, 1992
|Dimensions:||38.30 cm (Height), 8.80 cm (Width), 32.60 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, recreation, bowling|
|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:||sports awards|
|Inscriptions:||Inscribed plate base c., engraved: PRESENTED TO/Beechworth Training Centre/ BY THE/WANGARATTA M.H.AUXILIARY.|
|Place & Date Used:||Mayday Hills Mental Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, 1973-1974|