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Pantaloons - Calico, circa 1860 Object Reg. No: SH 850444

Summary:
Uniform calico pantaloons worn as underwear by female patients at a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia, circa 1860.
Description:
A pair of pantaloons, made out of cream calico. The pants have no crutch, and the material is gathered at the bottom.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 81.00 cm (Height), 76.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: psychiatric hospitals, underwear, 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: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1860

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