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Antigonish Heritage Museum

Apron, Occupational

Accession number: 2005.001.012
Category: Protective Wear
Object type: Nurse's
Object subtype: Military
Date: January 30 1939 – May 31 1945
Measurements: 70.5 cm L
Military Unit: Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps
Narrative: Worn in WWII by the wife of Dr. John MacCormick, a prominent family practitioner in the Antigonish community.

Bib A wraparound apron with a sewn in tag with the name Thirza McCullough and No. C9IN.

History of Use:

A covering worn primarily on the front of body to protect clothing and the body. An apron is commonly used as part of a uniform for example, in the food service sector