[Group portrait of female attendants , Avondale Lunatic Asylum]
PH-1965-4-B3486 (Reference Number)
B Box 2
Group of eleven women in uniform-white aprons and caps, black dresses with white cuffs and keys attached to their aprons. Same women in image as PH-1965-4-B3485.
120mm. X 164mm
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- Digital copy available (Access Notes)
White, Margaret Matilda. (1890s) [Group of female assistants, Auckland Mental Hospital]. Auckland War Memorial Museum neg. B3486.
- Catalogue originally compiled by Tim Walker.
- Avondale Lunatic Asylum ca. 1895. Also known as the Whau Lunatic Asylum (ca.1867); Auckland Lunatic Asylum/Auckland Provincial Lunatic Asylum (from 1851-1878); Avondale Mental Hospital (from 1905-); Oakley Hospital (to 1973) and Carrington Hospital. Currently the buildings used for Unitec Institute of Technology. Changes in name and function were due to The Mental Defectives Act 1911 and the amendment in 1928.
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