Branding Iron - LW, Circa 1920. Used at mental health hospital Mayday Hills Hospital Beechworth, Victoria, Australia. Mayday Hills Hospital ran a substantial farm and stock were raised for both use at the hospital and also for sale. Item may have been made at Mayday Hills Hospital.

Physical Description

Long iron rod which branches at one end to support the brand "LW". The other end is bent to form a loop handle. The branding iron has been painted white.


Example of animal husbandry equipment used in a psychiatric hospital in Victoria Australia

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