Bowling shield, 1971, awarded to patients at a psychiatric hospital, Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria Australia. One of a series of tenpin bowling trophies awarded to patients at Mayday Hills Hospital in the 1970s.

Physical Description

Stained and varnished wooden shield with metal plates attached. The engraved plates take the form of a ribbon shape, a large shield, six small shields and a small oval plate. A cord is attached at back by two screws for hanging.


Example of recreational activities conducted in psychiatric hospitals in Victoria Australia

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