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Sculpture - Wooden Bust, circa 1977 Reg. No: SH 923104
- Sculpture of a large head carved from a piece of wood it was created by a patient at Mayday Hills Hospital, circa 1977. Mayday Hills was a mental health hospital in Beechworth, Victoria. This sculpture is an example of the artworks created by patients in occupational therapy programs in mental health hospitals in Victoria, Australia.
- Large head carved from a piece of wood with asymmetric hat or hair and mous- tache. Lines and grids in green ink have been marked on nose and forehead. Features are roughly hewn.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mayday Hills Hospital, 1992
|Dimensions:||59.50 cm (Height), 31.00 cm (Width), 24.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||mental health, mental health institutions, occupational therapy, hospitals, artworks, 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 - Occupational Therapy|
|Inscriptions:||Inscribed on neck and base, green ink: RUMANDL/4ot/1820 t 17t7t7/ OFITERULDE/MARIME.|
|Place & Date Made:||Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, circa 1977|