Metal bucket, painted, circa 1920 used in a psychiatric hospital in Sunbury, Victoria Australia. Inscribed with 'M2'.

Physical Description

Metal bucket. Interior has been painted blue and then silver. Scratches of blue visible, especially near inner rim. Outside is painted fire engine red, although much of the paint has flaked off to reveal grey metal. Base, front and back of bucket have "M2" painted in white paint. Metal handle is attached through holes in two pieces of metal which have been welded to rim of bucket.


Example of cleaning equipment used in psychiatric hospitals in Victoria Australia

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