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Jacket - Officer, Stanley Nichols, Victorian Permanent Artillery, 1893 Object Reg. No: ST 42022

Alternative name: Tunic

Officer's Jacket, made by Stanley Nichols in Melbourne, 1893. Worn by an officer in the Victorian Permanent Artillery.
Black wool broadcloth, piped with red down the front and vent at back. Gold bullion epaulettes with button at neckline, and gold bullion work at sleeves. Stand collar of red broadcloth and gold brocade ribbon, edged with bullion strip. Artillery buttons; bombadier's chevrons. Nine brass regimental buttons at front; one at each neck edge of epaulettes. Two flaps at back on either side of vent with two rows of bullion and three brass buttons on each flap. Two buttons at each side at top of vent. Quilted satin lining inside on body of coat and black sateen lining on skirt.
Medal bar in half blue and half blue and white stripe on left front side.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Major Edward (Ted) Millett, 1994
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 70.8 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Shoulder width: 39; sleeve length 61.5; depth 22

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Tagged with: uniforms
Themes this item is part of: Victorian Colonial Military, 1854-1901, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Victorian Artillery (AKA Royal Victorian Volunteer Artillery Regiment or Permanent Artillery Corps)
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: uniforms
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, 1893
Maker: Stanley Nichols

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