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Nurse's Cape, Adelaide Hospital, Red Wool

Title : Nurse's Cape, Adelaide Hospital, Red Wool
Accession ID : T2015.49


Document type: Nursing Museum Object
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Item Name Nurse's Cape, Adelaide Hospital, Red Wool
Description Red wool, short, cotton lined, no identifying badge, maker's tag. The cape was always a precious item for a nurse, this one belonged to Gwendolyn Hando (nee Topping), used by her when on staff at Adelaide Hospital. Cape donated to the collection by her daughter Beryl McKewan also a nurse who trained and practised at Royal Darwin Hospital and was a nursing academic at Charles Darwin University.
Marks by Maker On tag, Myer Emporium Uniform Department, South Australia as above on tag
Materials red wool, cotton lining
Source or Donor McEwan, Beryl
Provenance Notes Donated by Beryl McEwan on behalf of her mother Gwendolyn Hando (nee Topping), member of the nursing staff at Royal Adelaide Hospital. She lived at Ayers House.
Dimensions L 45cm
 
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