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Officer's Uniform Creswick Volunteer

From the Collection of Creswick Museum Town Hall Building 70-72 Albert Street Creswick Victoria

Description
Creswick Volunteers Officer's Dress Tunic. Main body in black wool fabric with rounded red stand up collar and braid. Sleeves end with red wool pointed cuffs with braid. Braiding on main body of uniform. Froged with 5 rows of braid ending with netted button. On sleeve badge with crossed rifles year 1883 and above years 1880, 1881, & 1882. Leather belt across shoulder with whistle attached.
Object Registration
01857
Keywords
volunteer uniform, creswick, philip ketch
Historical information
Uniform used by Major Philip Ketch, Commanding Officer Creswick Volunteers (1883). Was on display for many years at Ballarat Ranger Barracks but at the families request returned to Creswick Museum
When Made
Circa 1880
Significance
Only known uniform on display of the Creswick (Ballarat) Volunteers.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM