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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
002001065
Description
Purse made of leather with the skin side out; flap closure with two-part snap to secure it; two zippered compartments, one in front just above the snap, and one in the rear at the juncture of the flap and the rest of the purse; the rear of the purse has a strap for carrying in the hand; the pulls o…
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Accession Number
002001065
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- nurse
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Equipment and Supplies
Description
Purse made of leather with the skin side out; flap closure with two-part snap to secure it; two zippered compartments, one in front just above the snap, and one in the rear at the juncture of the flap and the rest of the purse; the rear of the purse has a strap for carrying in the hand; the pulls of the zippers are made from short lengths of brass chain; the outer one has a leather tag branded with the owner's name; cardboard-lined.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Maker
Serval
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
leather: black
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
"STREAMLINE" appears x 4 on ring pull of inner zipper, moulded into the metal; "SERVAL U.S.A." appears x 4 on ring pull of outer zipper, moulded into the metal; "M.E. Hartrick // R.C.A.M.C." branded into the leather of the zipper tag.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C2-2
Dimension Notes
Length 30.5 cm x Width 19.0 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Leather is still supple; somewhat crushed from storage; metal is in excellent shape; some patches of wear at lower corners
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail