Graduation Cap

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Date:1910

Description:This is the graduation cap worn by Florence G. Handley in 1910 after she had graduated from university.


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1730s
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1970s
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Creators: Northam Robe Maker - Creator

Image courtesy of: Ms M. Rowley

Donor ref:NM.2004.19.1 (22/27758)

Source: Brampton Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle under Lyme

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