The plight of the matron; unknown; c.1990; BMHC_13073

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Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre

Name/Title

The plight of the matron

About this object

Handwritten and illustrated manuscript on oatmeal coloured, fibrous paper. The text has been written with a gold coloured paint pen, illustrations of flowers and decorative motifs also in paint.
The text outlines a number of the 'no win' situations encountered in work as the matron of a hospital.
The manuscript is framed in a plain hardwood frame.

Maker

unknown

Maker Role

author

Date Made

c.1990

Medium and Materials

wood, glass, metal, paper, paint

Measurements

662mm (h) x 540mm (w)

Subject and Association Keywords

nurses

Subject and Association Keywords

Launceston General Hospital

Subject and Association Keywords

Beaconsfield, Tasmania - hospital

Subject and Association Keywords

hospitals

Subject and Association Keywords

matrons

Subject and Association Keywords

women

Subject and Association Description

Belonged to Mary Vivian Wells (nee Freeman) who trained and worked as a nursing sister at the Launceston General Hospital and later, the Beaconsfield Hopsital, Tasmania.

Object Type

manuscripts

Object number

BMHC_13073

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

 

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hospital
leadership
management
matron
nurses
nursing
women

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