Shiv made from a Philips head screwdriver, bandage and sticky tape. The end has been sanded down to a point. It would have been used as a form of protection within the prison system. Seized from an inmate in around 1986 from the Geelong Gaol which was the oldest inhabited prison within Victoria. The Gaol was designed by Henry Ginn, the first colonial architect of Victoria. It was constructed between 1849 and 1864 using convict labour. The Gaol closed in July 1991.