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Cap - Nurse, White, circa 1950 Object Reg. No: SH 850455

White cotton nurse's cap, circa 1950. Worn by a nurse at a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia.
White cotton nurse's cap is long leaf-shaped piece of material with extra layer along front. Has black elastic to hold it in place and is shaped into a cap by folding and securing with a safety pin.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 37.00 cm (Height), 19.50 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: nursing, psychiatric hospitals, 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 1950

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