Summary

Sphygmomanometer, Short & Mason Ltd, circa 1940. Used for measuring the blood pressure of patients at Mayday Hills Hospital, a mental health hospital in Beechworth, Victoria.

Physical Description

Machine for measuring blood pressure; in three parts plus box. Box is of wood lined with fine leather and covered with black leather. Cloth Binder wound tightly around patient's arm, is made of green cotton. Measuring Instrument, measures from 20-300. Part of an attachment valve.

Significance

Example of medical equipment used at mental health hospitals in Victoria Australia

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