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Violet Constance Jessop (1887-1971) was an ocean liner stewardess and nurse who achieved fame by surviving the disastrous sinkings of sister ships RMS Titanic and HMHS Britannic in 1912 and 1916 respectively. In addition, she had been on board Titanic and Britannic′s other sister ship, RMS Olympic, when it collided with the protected cruiser HMS Hawke in 1911.
1961 registered nurse barbie. Here is Barbie as a nurse. Look at her glasses. She looks very smart here. This outfit tells that the nurse was very important. The hat and the little cape says that a person is very serious in their job. Now a days, nurses go for comfort and wear plain old scrubs. More practical but doesn't have the respect this uniform commands.
When nurses dressed like nurses- yes every pt knew who was the nurse but those caps were the full of germs as we never washed them and I swear that I still have bald spots where the bobby pins were when my cap and the pts curtains met. repin if you can identify with that!!