Nurses in butterfly veils Rockhampton Hospital ca. 1957
Title Nurses in butterfly veils Rockhampton Hospital ca. 1957
Description The photograph shows two Rockhampton Hospital nurses, Nancy Crapp (Left) and Kath Moriarty in uniform at the Rockhampton Hospital ca. 1957. 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 381
Publisher Australian Country Hospital Heritage Association Inc.
Source (Original) Nurses
Subject Butterfly veil
Subject Crapp, Nancy
Subject Moriarty, Kath
Subject Uniforms
Coverage - Spatial Rockhampton Hospital, Rockhampton, Queensland
Coverage - Time ca. 1957
Format of Original photographic print: b&w 12.3 cm x 17/3 cm; scan .tif 8.5 MB 1451 x 2040 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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