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Pyjama Jacket - Cream Calico, circa 1880 Object Reg. No: SH 850393

Summary:
Uniform cream calico pyjama jacket worn by male patients at a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia, circa 1880.
Description:
Cream calico pyjama jacket with long sleeves, three buttons down front, and blue vertical stripes on front and back. Hip pocket on right side.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 72.00 cm (Height), 86.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: nightwear, psychiatric hospitals, sleepwear, uniforms, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Institutional Life
Tertiary Classification: clothing
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1880
References: oral history.

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