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Object Name Bench
Catalog Number 1989.19.14
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Wood;
Dimensions H-21.25 W-24 D-14 inches
Description This is a rough wooden work table. It has four uneven legs. The top of the table has a lip around three sides.
Notes Collected by former staff at Eastern State Hospital for a planned museum, 1956-69. Eastern was opened in 1824 as the state "Lunatic Asylum." The collection documented the lives of patients as sick persons and as wards of the state forced to earn their keep.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Tables
Work
Asylums
Hospitals
Psychiatric hospitals
Lunatic asylums
Search Terms Eastern State Hospital
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS