Washboard used for laundry at mental health hospital Mayday Hills, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920

Physical Description

Small pine washboard with corrugated galvanised iron scrubbing surface. Wash- board is well-worn; traces of soap still on scrubbing surface. Top board has split; nails are rusty.


Example of laundry equipment used in mental health hospitals in Victoria Australia circa 1920

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