Food tokens used at Psychiatric Hospital, England, 1939-1945

Made:
1925-1952 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

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Box containing 21 plastic tokens, in various colours, used as an incentive for patients taking part in occupational therapy at St Aubry's Hospital. Tokens were stamped with a particular value (such as 9d or 2/6) and were redeemable at the hospital canteen.

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Category:
Psychology, Psychiatry & Anthropometry
Object Number:
1990-183/3
Materials:
box, cardboard, coins, plastic and paper
type:
token
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • exchange medium
  • visual and verbal communication
  • exchange medium
credit:
East Suffolk Health Authority

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