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Iron Nails

Description: Iron nails from original 1868 construction at Ballamona Hospital. circa 2.5 cm long.

Ballamona Lunatic Asylum was opened on 2 June 1868 as a hospital for mentally ill people. The Lunatic Asylum became the Isle of Man Mental Hospital in 1934 and Isle of Man Ballamona Hospital in 1955. In 1998 the original main block of the Asylum was demolished to make way for the new Noble's Hospital on the same site.

Measurements: overall: 2.5 cm

Materials: Iron

Object name: nail

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 1986-0269


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