31st January 2022

Vintage Uniforms from the State Library of Victoria collection

Victorian Artillery Regiment


Although the SLV labels this as c.1900, enlarging the button shows it to displat the field gun surmounted by the QV crown i.e. 1876-1891 as per Cossum.


Australian Military Forces: private W. Norman c.1915



Victorian Police Force

# a15989. officers from the Elsternwick station, 1924.



Commonwealth Clothing Factory


Cutting cloth.

Making uniforms.

Making gold braid badges.

# 1718837 Sewing up hats.

#171 8472 Sewing Buttons, c1940