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Fencing - Cast Iron (part of), circa 1880 Object Reg. No: SH 923140

Fencing - Cast Iron (part of), Circa 1880. Possibly used for outer fencing at Beechworth Asylum, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia
Rod of iron topped with a decorative spike shaped like a spearhead with a curved, leaf-shaped piece either side.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mayday Hills Hospital
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 90.50 cm (Height), 9.00 cm (Width), 2.80 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: mental health, psychiatric hospitals, hospitals, building construction, fences fencing, 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 fittings
Place Made: Beechworth, Victoria, Australia
Place Used: Beechworth Mental Hospital (Beechworth Asylum), Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, Circa 1880

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