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St Vincents Hospital - Nurse's Belt Buckle
  • St Vincents Hospital - Nurse's Belt Buckle
  • St Vincents Hospital - Nurse's Belt Buckle
  • St Vincents Hospital - Nurse's Belt Buckle
  • St Vincents Hospital - Nurse's Belt Buckle

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Amy
I have two of these, belonging to my mother, who did her training in the late 1950's/early 1960's at St Vincents Kings Cross/Darlinghurst
   

 

St Vincents Hospital - Nurse's Belt Buckle

Object Type
Nurses belt buckle
Item dates
1966
Creator or Maker
Swann & Hudson Frankston
Material
Silver metal with blue enamel
Dimensions
7cm diameter
Importance
National
Significance
Historic:
A nurse's buckle with specific hospital identification from St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Note: this belt buckle was also awarded at St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney
Significance note
Belt buckles remained common as part of a nurse's uniform in the UK and Ireland until late 1980s but much less common in Australia
Object ID
NB2000.020

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This record last updated on 2 February 2022

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