Badge: Registered Nurse (RN); S. Schlank & Co (S .S & Co); Ca 1930; AR#999

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Health Museum of South Australia

Name/Title

Badge: Registered Nurse (RN)

About this object

The Nurses Registration Act was passed in 1920. After this year all qualified nurses were registered and issued with a badge by the Nurses Board of South Australia (NBSA). The badge is circular with a small crown at the top, made of gold plated base metal with blue enamel border and shield.

This badge belonged to Mary Bowers Attenborough. Engraved on reverse, ‘M B Attenborough’ ‘3499’.

Maker

S. Schlank & Co (S .S & Co)

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

Ca 1930

Place Made

Adelaide, Australia

Medium and Materials

base metal, enamel

Measurements

3cm including crown, 2.2mm diameter

Subject and Association Keywords

Nurse Education and Training

Object Type

Badges

Object number

AR#999

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