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Military surgeon’s hat, France, 1830-1880

Science Museum, London

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Worn by a military surgeon, this cocked hat is made from beaver skin and lined with silk. Part of a colourful uniform with plenty of braid, buttons and buckles, it would have become terribly unhygienic over the course of a military campaign. maker: Flach Place made: Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France


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Military surgeon’s hat, France, 1830-1880. Credit: Science Museum, London. CC BY


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