Uniform, Police, Bruce Thomson ; Booker. T. R. Ltd; 1960-1970; MT2018.4

Name/Title

Uniform, Police, Bruce Thomson

About this object

Police uniform, consisting of tunic, trousers, shirt, greatcoat and peaked cap. It belonged to Bruce Thomson a local Mataura boy, who relieved at Mataura Police Station.

Maker

Booker. T. R. Ltd

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1960-1970

Place Made

New Zealand, North Island, Wellington

Medium and Materials

organic, animal, hair, wool
inorganic, processed material, metal
organic, vegetal, fibre, cotton
inorganic, processed materials, plastic

Inscription and Marks

Name Labels inside each garment. Police insignia on buttons.

Technique

sewn

Technique

woven

Measurements

Tunic, 785 mm [length centre back]
445 mm [width across shoulders]
Trousers: l 1115 mm (waist to leg) x w 462 mm (waist).
Shirt: l 790 mm (centre back) x 460 mm (shoulders).
Greatcoat: l 1178 mm (centre back) x w 495 mm (shoulders).
Cap: h 115mm x di 280mm
medium

Subject and Association Keywords

clothing/fashion/costume/dress

Subject and Association Keywords

police

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

clothing

Object number

MT2018.4

Rights

All rights reserved

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