Visitors Donation Box. Alfred Hospital
From the Collection of Alfred Hospital Nurses League-Nursing Archives Old Monash Medical School Building, Ground Floor Alfred Hospital 55 Commercial Road melbourne Victoria
- A timber box with lid. Red maltese cross painted on the lid with a slit across for coin donation. In front of the box is a key hole and ALFRED HOSPITAL painted in white over a red background. Varnish has worn off around the box.
- Height: 12cm Width: 13.5cm Length: 24cm
- visitor donation box. alfred hospital
- When a visitor came through the main hospital entrance there was a collection box on the turnstile and a porter in attendance.6 pence or some other coins was the fee charged for visitors.
- circa 1930's
- This donation box is significant as it relates to an era of fundraising before government assistance and the Alfred Foundation Department.
- REMEMBER THE SICK above the maltese cross and ALFRED HOSPITAL below.
ALFRED HOSPITAL in white over red background.
- 3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM