Group of nurses in uniform Rockhampton Hospital 1957
Title Group of nurses in uniform Rockhampton Hospital 1957
Description This group of nurses was photographed in uniform at the Rockhampton Hospital in 1957. They are (L-R): Jane Curran; Kath Moriarty; Nancy Crapp; Niree Hardy and Una Bryson. The veils being worn were known as Butterfly Veils. They were worn by nurses who had completed their examinations but were continuing to gain practical experience prior to their graduation and registration with the Queensland Nurses Registration Board. The starched organdie butterfly veil was half the size of the 36 inch square veil worn by sisters.
Image Number 262
Publisher Australian Country Hospital Heritage Association Inc.
Source (Original)
Subject Butterfly veil
Subject Nurses
Subject Uniforms
Coverage - Spatial Rockhampton Hospital, Rockhampton, Queensland
Coverage - Time 1957
Format of Original photographic print: b&w; scan .tif 4.9 MB 1588 x 1952 pixels
Digital Format image/jpeg
Rights This image is provided for the purpose of private study and research and must not be reproduced without the permission of the Australian Country Hospital Heritage Association Inc.

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