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Object Name CAPE
Catalog Number 0985.13.00554
Description Hip length cape of olive green (faded from gray?); black velvet collar and inner facings; red wool back lining; black cotton, ribbed edging; nine two-hole sew through brown composition buttons.
Owned Alexander Yelverton Garnett [A. Y. P. Garnett]
Owner Regiment Robertson Hospital
Provenance Dr. Alexander Yelverton Garnett wore this civilian cape during the war. He was a Surgeon at Robertson Hospital in Richmond, Virginia during the war.
People Garnett, Alexander Yelverton Peyton (A. Y. P.)
Search Terms Robertson Hospital
Richmond hospitals
Richmond, Virginia
Surgeons
Subjects uniforms
Medical personnel