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Jacket - Warders, navy, circa 1950 Object Reg. No: SH 850470

Summary:
Navy woolen jacket worn by a warder of a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia, circa 1950.
Description:
Warder's jacket of dark navy-blue woollen material, single-breasted, buttons (5 black plastic) to neck. Has stand-up collar (indian style). 2 internal bottom pockets with 3cm wide trim of same material along top. Jacket is lined with black cotton material and sleeves lined with heavier white, blue and brown striped cotton.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 80.00 cm (Height), 51.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: building security, psychiatric hospitals, uniforms
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Institutional Life
Tertiary Classification: uniforms
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1950

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