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Object: Coatee (short coat) for Seddon’s Civil Uniform, Full Dress

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Title Coatee (short coat) for Seddon’s Civil Uniform, Full Dress
Production Hill Brothers (manufacturer(s)), 1897, England
Medium summary Velour wool with gold braid, gold thread and sequins, and gilt brass buttons
Materials wool, gold, brass
Classification coatees, uniforms
Dimensions Overall: 1060mm (Length) x 620mm (Width) x 420mm (Depth)
Credit line Gift of Dame Elizabeth Knox Gilmer, 1955
Registration number PC000765

This coatee is part of a Privy Counsellor's First Class full dress uniform (also known as 'Civil Uniform 1st Class'). It belonged to the Right Honourable R J Seddon, Prime Minister of New Zealand and was worn at the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1897 and the Coronation of Edward VII in June 1902.

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