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


Health Museum of South Australia


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’.


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

Maker Role


Date Made

Ca 1930

Place Made

Adelaide, Australia

Medium and Materials

base metal, enamel


3cm including crown, 2.2mm diameter

Subject and Association Keywords

Nurse Education and Training

Object Type


Object number


Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

This object is from


This object is in 1 community


eHive copyright disclaimer

It is the responsibility of the eHive Account Holder to gain copyright clearance for any images or content published on eHive. If you are concerned about the copyright status for any content in eHive or would like more information on using or ordering copies of content, please contact the Account Holder of that content. For further information see our Copyright Claims page.