Royal Women's Hospital midwifery badge

Maker
The Women's Hospital
Date
1993
Description
Badge with the letters ‘W’ and ‘H’ on either side, blue banners with "WOMEN’S / HOSPITAL / MELBOURNE" in silver text and a white shield with blue cross. The reverse of the badge is stamped: "STOKES & SONS / Melbourne". Badge was unissued. These badges were first awarded 18/05/1934 at cost of 2/6 from Stokes. The design was changed when "Royal" was added to the hospital name.
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Object detail

Date
Medium
metal, enamel
Measurements
2.5 x 2.7 cm
Accession Number
A1994_31_061
Object Type
Medical History Museum Category

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