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Title
 
A Patient's Shoe
1920s
Description
 
This shoe was worn by some patients at Cane Hill Mental Hospital until the early 1920's. Such shoes were worn by those patients who regularly were in the habit of removing their clothing. Nursing staff had to ensure that clothing and shoes were worn that could not be readily removed.
Object Name
 
shoe
Date
 
Early 1920s
Measurements
 
whole: 130 x 110 x 285 mm
Theme
 
Home & Community | Health
Location
 
Museum of Croydon | Area 3 | Kiosk 4
Type
 
Museum Objects
Repository
 
Croydon Museum and Heritage Service