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Nurse c 1890

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Nurse c 1890

A studio portrait of a nurse in full uniform, taken in Govan c 1890.

The nurse is wearing a plain dress with leg o'mutton sleeves and over it a clean white apron, white cuffs and a white collar. Scissors and other useful items hang from a chatelaine attached to the belt of her apron. Her hair is covered by a starched white cap.

Reference: 660.82.103

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Museums

chatelaines, nurses, nursing, scissors, uniforms, women

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