Wooden sculpture of a female human figure made by a patient at Mayday Hills Hospital, a mental health hospital in Beechworth, Victoria, Australia circa 1954-1980.

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Carved female figure apparently in dancing pose, carved from a branch of wood with an additional branch added to form an arm. Grids have been drawn over figure enclosing lines of inscriptions over head, arms, legs, torso and back. Inscriptions in Romanian are executed in red and blue ballpoint pen.


Example of artworks created by patients at a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia

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