Author Topic: Caps,Hats and Headgear  (Read 32 times)

backman

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Caps,Hats and Headgear
« on: May 18, 2017, 08:48:12 AM »
For my Nurses Day display I took along a number of caps,Veils and outdoor hats for people to try on and comment upon.Some of the nurses were able to recall wearing some of them ,including the outdoor cap of the Royal Free but it was obvious that the hat was an important item of Nursing ritual in times past.Since then I was contacted by a lady looking to find a cap from the Middlesex Hospital for her elderly mother in law.Whilst original caps are scarce I did find a great pattern for one and its ornate manner of finding on the Middlesex Hospital Facebook page
https://www.flickr.com/photos/backmanmal/34730014835/in/photostream/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/backmanmal/34730014835/in/photostream/

I wonder if any members can recall the specific cap designs for their hospitals and give similar details?