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Cuffs - White Cotton, Nursing Uniform, circa 1930 Reg. No: SH 850463
- Pair of white cotton cuff which were part of a Nursing Uniform, made circa 1930. They were worn by a Jane Adelaide Peach a Grade III Nurse at a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia. Jane was appointed in 1925. These cuffs are an example of clothing worn by staff at psychiatric hospitals in Victoria, Australia.
- Pair of detachable cuffs for nurse's uniform. Made from white cotton. They are slightly curved along the bottom, and have one stud hole for fastening each end.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
|Dimensions:||26.00 cm (Height), 8.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||psychiatric hospitals, psychiatric services, hospitals, uniforms, nursing, 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|
|Inscriptions:||THE NURSE/8 stamped on each cuff. J A Peach written in black ink on one cuff.|
|User:||J. Peach, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930|