On the 6th of September 2018 around midday Ward G was set ablaze. It didn't take long for the Ward to succumb to the flames and subsequently demolished a few hours later. Ward G was a personal favorite of mine, it was the first Ward I went into on the
Part III of the relics and artifacts showcases a Derwent House (Ward D) Requisition for Dispensary Supplies book with the earliest entry dated 1985. The person filling out the book would list the item, quantity required, quantity issued and leader reference. It was then approved by the Sister in Charge.
As part of the 2018 Australian Heritage Festival Freascati will throw open its doors this Sunday 20 May 2018 from 11am - 2pm. Entry is $5 per adult or $10 per family which goes towards future restoration projects. They will be showing some never-before-seen photos of Frascati from the 1940s
Part II of the relics and artifacts shows a B Ward Authority for Leave of Absence. This was filled out when a patient required a leave of absence from the hospital. This particular book was last filled out in the early 1980's.
Approximately 2 weeks ago I posted about a 2nd edition copy of Troubled Asylum for sale on Gumtree. Not long after posting the copy was sold. If you missed out on the opportunity, today is your lucky day. Another copy has surfaced this time on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/
My recent purchases of 2 Willow Court Signs over the past few weeks inspired me to go through a box of small relics and artifacts I have collected over the years. Mind you a lot of these are not exciting but I believe they play an important role in telling