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Sculpture - Wooden Human Figure, circa 1977 Object Reg. No: SH 923136

Roughly hewn wooden sculpture of a human-like figure made by a patient at Mayday Hills Hospital, a mental health hospital in Beechworth, Victoria, Australia circa 1954-1980.
Human figure carved from branch with two forks. Additional branches have been attached to form arms and breasts.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mayday Hills Hospital
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 66.80 cm (Height), 78.50 cm (Width), 47.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: artworks, immigration, mental health, mental health institutions, occupational therapy, psychiatric hospitals, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Migration Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Occupational therapy & art therapy in Victorian Mental Health Institutions
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Occupational Therapy
Tertiary Classification: products
Place & Date Made: Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, circa 1977
Place Used: Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, 1970s

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