Tenpin bowling trophy 1973-1974 , 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.Trophy was for an inter-ward competition in tenpin bowling.

Physical Description

Wooden base with metal ends and legs and engraved metal plate which supports a piece of wedge-shaped wood with white laminated panel decorated with a metal wreath. A metal figure of a bowling man is attached to top. A metal dome- shaped piece attached to base at left appears to have had something broken off it. A hole on the opposite side denotes another missing piece.


Example of recreational activities conducted in psychiatric hospitals in Victoria Australia

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