A Knife of a Mental Patient

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Title

A Knife of a Mental Patient

Subject

History

Description

This was a knife crafted by a mental patient from the 1800s and the object was made precisely and whoever the patient was, they took their time on this artifact. The knife was believed made for an escape or the possibility of killing a nurse.

Creator

Unknown

Source

https://collection.sciencemuseumgroup.org.uk/objects/co134301/improvised-knife-made-by-a-patient-knife

Publisher

Science Museum Group

Date

1829

Contributor

Gregg Williamson

Rights

The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Format

Object

Type

Artifact

Files

medium_1990_0183.jpg

Citation

Unknown, “A Knife of a Mental Patient,” Enlightenmens, accessed August 10, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/756.

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