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Straitjacket with Webbed Trousers - Cream Canvas, circa 1900 Reg. No: SH 850451
- Straitjacket with Webbed Trousers - Cream Canvas, circa 1900. Alternative Name(s): Straightjacket. Used to restrain patients in a mental health hospital in Victoria Austalia.
- Straitjacket with webbed trousers (one piece) made from strong canvas. The sleeves are sewn into large pockets each side for the hands. A piece of canvas is sewn between the legs. Three straps with locks cross the back and four vertical straps with locks are also on the back.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
|Dimensions:||33.00 cm (Height), 59.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||psychiatric hospitals, hospitals, uniforms, 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 - Clinical|
|Place & Date Used:||Victoria, Australia, Circa 1900|