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Sculpture - Wood, Cylindrical, circa 1977 Object Reg. No: SH 923102

Summary:
Wooden sculpture with markings in ballpoint pen, made by a patient at Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, circa 1954-1980.
Description:
Carved wooden log that has been hollowed out. Curved 'legs' support the piece, and a face has been carved into the underside of the base. Exterior is covered with a grid in green and blue ballpoint pen. Inscriptions are written into the grid in red, blue and green ballpoint pen.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mayday Hills Hospital, 1992
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 34.80 cm (Height), 29.40 cm (Width), 31.50 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
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Occupational Therapy
Tertiary Classification: products
Inscriptions: Inscribed throughout exterior, blue, red and green ballpoint pen.
Place & Date Made: Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, circa 1977

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