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- A Place & Date Made Beechworth, Australia
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Sculpture - Wood, Cylindrical, circa 1977 Reg. No: SH 923102
- Wooden sculpture with markings in ballpoint pen, made by a patient at Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, circa 1954-1980.
- 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 Mental Hospital, 1992
|Dimensions:||34.80 cm (Height), 29.40 cm (Width), 31.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||artworks, immigration, mental health, mental health institutions, occupational therapy, psychiatric hospitals|
|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|
|Inscriptions:||Inscribed throughout exterior, blue, red and green ballpoint pen.|
|Place & Date Made:||Mayday Hills Mental Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, circa 1977|