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Pants - Victorian Engineers, circa 1893 Object Reg. No: ST 043231 3

Alternative Names: Overalls, Trousers

Pair of pants with gold lace stripe, worn by a soldier in the Victorian Engineers, circa 1893.
Black wool with wide, gold ribbon piping down length of outer leg. Small pocket proper right front. High shaped waistband at back. Six button around waist. Button-front fly.with five buttons. large hook and eye fastening at waist. Instep strap with buckle attached at ends of each trouser leg. Bottom of trouser leg shaped to be longer at back. Striped cotton lining at waist, calico facing beneath.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Major Edward (Ted) Millett
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: engineers, uniforms
Themes this item is part of: Victorian Colonial Military, 1854-1901, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Engineering Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: uniforms
Inscriptions: Stamped on buttons at waist: LINCOLN STUART & CO LD
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1893

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