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'A captive audience': musical concerts in Queensland mental institutions c.1870-c.1930

MacKinnon, Dolly,

Academic Literature

2001

The practice of taking small numbers of patients, under staff escort, either to a ward or to one of the three recreation halls to form the captive audience for musical concerts performed for their benefit, in Queensland mental institutions between 1870 and 1930, is examined.

Publication information

Journal/Publication : Context (Parkville, Vic)

Location : Australasia

Domain/s: Health and wellbeing

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