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Trophy - Tenpin Bowling, circa 1973 Object 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 Hospital, 1992
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 38.30 cm (Height), 8.80 cm (Width), 32.60 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, 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 Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, 1973-1974

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