Access to the materials is for non-commercial use only. Library users may not use or have access to the photographs unless the library user satisfies certain conditions contained within the Request Form (including, if relevant, signing a copyright licence).
The images depict special events with key political or mental health figures, or feature promotional shots of everyday life in Victorian mental health institutions. Patients, staff, furnishings, equipment, activities and buildings are shown.
Some of the institutions represented in the photograph collection include:
Formats range from negatives, glass and photographic slides, to colour or black and white prints. There are also a small number of site plans and sketches. Sizes vary from 3 cm. to poster.
The online database does not contain actual images, only descriptions of the items available in the collection. The collection is in the process of being digitised.
05 November 2018
Cite this: https://www.findandconnect.gov.au/guide/vic/E000845
First published by the Find & Connect Web Resource Project for the Commonwealth of Australia, 2011
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