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Unique Jacket

  • Unique Jacket
    Unique Jacket
  • 150 years ago an ordinary soldier returning from war would probably wear his uniform jacket to dig the garden. He'd make use of it rather than put it away somewhere safe. That's why this month's find is so unique. Although higher ranking uniforms were often looked after and ended up in museums, it's much rarer to find jackets like the one that has just been kindly donated to The Keep Museum...and it has quite a story to tell. As Curator Chris Copson explains...