Nails - Iron, Circa 1860. Possibly hand-forged. Used in the building of the ceiling of Mayday Hills Hospital (also refered to as Beechworth Lunatic Asylum), a mental health hospital in Beechworth, Victoria, Australia.

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Eleven hand forged nails used in the original ceiling of Beechworth Mental Hospital. Nails have a square head and four sides to shaft of nail. Nail is wider at head and tapers down at end.


Example of building equipment used in a psychiatric hospital in Victoria Australia

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