Wooden sculpture made by a patient at Mayday Hills, a mental health hospital in Beechworth Victoria Australia, circa 1965.

Physical Description

Construction consisting of a large panel of wood forming a base and a smaller, upright piece inserted diagonally, both varnished. The upright piece is inscribed with text written in a grid formation in red and blue ballpoint pen. The base has inscriptions in script written around in a circle. A length of red, yellow, blue and brown braided plastic strips extends around edge of base, then around over base and upright piece, attached by nails.


Example of artworks made as part of occupational therapy programs at mental health hospital in Victoria Australia

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