Razor - Straight, George Wostenholm & Son, Circa 1920. Used in a mental hospital in Beechworth, Victoria, Australia. Part of the male attendants' duties at psychiatric institutions like Beechworth was to groom and shave patients when appropriate.

Physical Description

Man's razor with synth polymer resin handle, in long thin cardboard box. Razor used for shaving. .1 razor .2 base of box .3 lid of box


Example of personal grooming undertaken at psychiatric hospitals in Victoria Australia

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