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Mat - Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind, circa 1970s-1980s Reg. No: SH 932055
- Small rectangular mat manufactured in the matmaking workshops at the R.V.I.B. Factory, circa 1970s-1980s. According to Malcolm Fraser, the workshop supervisor, these small sized mats were sold to a Tasmanian company who fixed to recesses beside the wheels in bitumen laying machines to clean the wheels. This mat was left over after the closure of the workshop in 1992.
- Small, brown rectangular mat.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind (RVIB), 1993
|Dimensions:||5.50 cm (Height), 15.00 cm (Width), 23.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||working life, industries, disability organisations, sheltered workshops, visual impairment|
|Themes this item is part of:||Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Health Organisations|
|Tertiary Classification:||occupational therapy products|
|Manufacturer:||Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind (RVIB), Prahran, Victoria, Australia, circa 1970s-1980s|
|References:||Malcolm Fraser - R.V.I.B. Factory workshop supervisor|