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Underpants - Cream Calico, circa 1950 Object Reg. No: SH 850443

Summary:
Alternative name(s): Boxer Shorts
Cream calico underpants worn by male patients at a Victorian mental health hospital, circa 1950
Description:
Cream calico boxer shorts for men. Slits on both sides from waist to hip. Buttons and tapes which tie around the waist. Navy blue stripes down front, back and sides.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 57.50 cm (Height), 72.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: psychiatric hospitals, underwear, uniforms, -1, 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 1950
Date Manufactured: by 1950
References: Oral history: Dr E.C. Dax, 29.6.1992

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