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1880s-style reproduction nurse's uniform

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Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
004014001 a-b
Description
A reproduction of a nurse's uniform consisting of: (a) a long flared style skirt of striped cotton ticking fabric, button up at back; b) eight-button ladies' fitted shirtwaist top with long fitted sleeves and a high neck; self fabric pleated peplum; pleated contrasting ruffles at neck and wrist; m…
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Accession Number
004014001 a-b
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
A reproduction of a nurse's uniform consisting of: (a) a long flared style skirt of striped cotton ticking fabric, button up at back; b) eight-button ladies' fitted shirtwaist top with long fitted sleeves and a high neck; self fabric pleated peplum; pleated contrasting ruffles at neck and wrist; machine made buttonholes and plastic buttons.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - skirt
b - top
Provenance
Linda Reason, Manager, Clinical Support Services, Mental Health Services site of the Providence Continuing Care Centre; remaining artifacts from the Kingston Psychiatric Hospita Collection
Material
fabric: blue; white
plastic: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-V-3
Dimension Notes
a - skirt - Size: Length 96.0 cm x Width 100.0 cm
b - top - Size: Length 64.0 cm x Width 80.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Parts of item are badly faded and the material is stained in places.
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Photo
Research Facts
The donor describes the artifact as a student's uniform that had previously been collected by staff of the former Kingston Psychiatric Hospital, which institution was transferred to the Providence Continuing Care Centre in March 2001.
Exhibit History
On display, Providence Continuing Care Centre: "Rockwood Asylum: Refuge and Renewal 1878-1905," Feb. 13, 2007 to 24 Nov 2016, case 3.
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1886-style reproduction nurse's uniform

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002017 a-e
Description
Tucked white bodice with red collar and cuffs; red cross on right sleeve; long white skirt, floor length, with pleated red band around bottom; long white apron with side sash, red belt, white batiste cap with bow at front
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Accession Number
995002017 a-e
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
Tucked white bodice with red collar and cuffs; red cross on right sleeve; long white skirt,
floor length, with pleated red band around bottom; long white apron with side sash, red belt,
white batiste cap with bow at front
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - bodice - Size:
b - skirt - Size:
c - apron - Size:
d - belt - Size:
e - cap - Size:
Material
fabric: white; red
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007, Closet G; (b) Storage Room 0007, BOX 5; (c) Storage Room 0007, Closet I; (d) Storage Room 0007, BOX 15;
(e) Storage Room 0007 Closet B
Condition Remarks
#1: overall condition good; white cotton has yellowed markedly with age; #2: no damage from being on exhibit; suitable to put back on exhibit
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; Paul Robertson; reference book compiled: "Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" to document
the collection of uniforms; further references are noted within; numerous photos available at Queen's Archives, see Museum's Index; CD #2; CD #7.
Research Facts
Reproduction uniform made for KGH Nurses' Alumnae to represent uniforms that were first worn by KGH Nursing School students in the 1886s until the mid-1890s.
Exhibit History
Bodice and skirt (a,b) on exhibit in Hall of Honour, Sept. 1995–Jan. 19, 2001; on exhibit at Museum, Jan. 22, 2001-June 9, 2008.
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1890s-style reproduction nurse's uniform

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002018 a-d
Description
A reproduction uniform consisting of a white bodice with high puffed sleeve; red cross on right upper sleeve; long tailored red undersleeve; long white skirt with plain red band around bottom; white bib; cap with lace edging and black band
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Accession Number
995002018 a-d
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
A reproduction uniform consisting of a white bodice with high puffed sleeve; red cross on right upper sleeve; long tailored red
undersleeve; long white skirt with plain red band around bottom; white bib; cap with lace
edging and black band
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - bodice - Size:
b - skirt - Size:
c - bib - Size:
d - cap - Size:
Material
fabric: white; red
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007, Closet G
(b) Storage Room 0007, BOX 5
(c) Storage Room 0007, BOX 14
(d) Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet C
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; white cotton has yellowed markedly with age
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; Paul Robertson; reference book compiled: "Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" to document
the collection of uniforms; further references are noted within; numerous photos available at Queen's Archives, see Museum's Index; CD #2; CD #7.
Research Facts
Reproduction uniform made for KGH Nurses' Alumnae to represent uniforms that were first worn by KGH Nursing School students in the 1890s until around 1906. Slight modifications were made to this uniform during this period.
Exhibit History
(a) On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007-June 9, 2008.
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1890s-style reproduction nurse's uniform and accessories

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002002 a-j
Description
White cotton bodice with high puffed sleeves; red cross to right sleeve; long red under-sleeve; long white cotton skirt with red band to bottom; long white apron worn over top skirt; white starched bib worn over bodice; starched cuffs, belt and collar finished traditional uniform; together with cap…
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Accession Number
995002002 a-j
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
White cotton bodice with high puffed sleeves; red cross to right sleeve; long red under-sleeve; long
white cotton skirt with red band to bottom; long white apron worn over top skirt; white starched bib
worn over bodice; starched cuffs, belt and collar finished traditional uniform; together with
cap, and scissors on a cord hanging from the waist
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - bodice - Size:
b - skirt - Size:
c - apron - Size:
d - bib - Size:
e - cuff - Size:
f - cuff - Size:
g - belt - Size:
h - collar - Size:
i - cap - Size:
j - scissors - Size:
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
fabric: white; red
Inscriptions
Each piece has date "1900" written in black marker to interior collar or waist; together with
two black "X"'s sewn beside
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007, Closet G; (b) Storage Room 0007, BOX 5; (c) Storage Room 0007, BOX 9; (d) Storage Room 0007, BOX 14; (e,f) Storage Room 0007, BOX 16; (g) Storage Room 0007, BOX 15;
(h) Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-5;
(i) Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-2;
(j) Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-10
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; white cotton has yellowed slightly with age
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; Paul Robertson; reference book compiled: "Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" to document
the collection of uniforms; further references are noted within; numerous photos available at Queen's Archives, see Museum's Index; CD #2; CD #7.
Research Facts
Reproduction uniform made for KGH Nurses' Alumnae to represent uniforms that were first worn by KGH Nursing School students in the 1890s until around 1906. Slight modifications were made to this uniform during this period.
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1906-style reproduction nurse's uniform and accessories

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002003 a-f
Description
White cotton long-sleeved one-piece dress; floor length; red cross to right sleeve; red band around skirt bottom; bib and long apron cover dress; stiff collar fastened at back with studs; stiffly starched belt; stiff winged pleated cap
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Accession Number
995002003 a-f
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
White cotton long-sleeved one-piece dress; floor length; red cross to right sleeve; red band around
skirt bottom; bib and long apron cover dress; stiff collar fastened at back with studs; stiffly
starched belt; stiff winged pleated cap
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - dress - Size:
b - bib - Size:
c - apron - Size:
d - collar - Size:
e - belt - Size:
f - cap - Size:
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
fabric: white; red
Inscriptions
Individual pieces marked with "1906" and some with two blue "X"'s
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007, BOX 4; (b) Storage Room 0007, BOX 14; (c) Storage Room 0007, BOX 8; (d) Storage Room 0007, BOX 2; (e) Storage Room 0007, BOX 15;
(f) Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet C
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: Showcase East, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Condition Remarks
Overall condition good; white cotton slightly yellowed
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; Paul Robertson; reference book compiled: "Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" to document the collection of uniforms; further references are noted within; numerous photos available
at Queen's Archives, see Museum's Index; CD #9
Research Facts
Reproduction uniform made for KGH Nurses' Alumnae to represent uniforms that were first worn by KGH Nursing School students around 1906. This uniform was in use (with modifications) until around 1924.
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1924-style reproduction nurse's uniform and accessories

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002004 a-h
Description
White long-sleeved cotton dress; ankle length; red cross to right sleeve; red band around bottom; starched bib; long apron; starched collar, belt and cuffs; cap with pleated high crown and small wings brought further to back
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Accession Number
995002004 a-h
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
White long-sleeved cotton dress; ankle length; red cross to right sleeve; red band around bottom; starched bib; long apron; starched collar, belt and cuffs; cap with pleated high
crown and small wings brought further to back
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - dress - Size:
b - bib - Size:
c - apron - Size:
d - collar - Size:
e - belt - Size:
f - cuff - Size:
g - cuff - Size:
h - cap - Size:
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
fabric: white; red; blue
Inscriptions
Individual pieces marked with "1924" (marker)and two yellow "X"'s (sewn)
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007, BOX 4
(b) Storage Room 0007, BOX 14
(c) Storage Room 0007, BOX 9
(d) Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-4;
(e) Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet I
(f,g) Storage Room 0007, BOX 16
(h) Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-1
Temporary Location
(b): To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008
Condition Remarks
Overall condition good; cape slightly worn, particularly at collar
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; reference book compiled: "Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" to document the collection of uniforms; further references are noted within; numerous photos available
at Queen's Archives, see Museum's Index; CD #9; CD #2; CD #7.
Research Facts
Reproduction uniform made for KGH Nurses' Alumnae to represent uniforms that were first worn by KGH Nursing School students around 1924. This uniform was in use (with modifications) until around 1939.
Exhibit History
(b) - On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007-June 9, 2008; (d) on loan for exhibit, "Uni-Forming . . . Wearing the Uniform" at the Musee Beaulne, Coaticook, Quebec, Jan. 2008-30 Oct. 2008.
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achievement medal

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Dates
circa 1949
Collection
Joyce Anita Hawkins Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
008025001
Description
Sterling silver achievement medal consists of enameled design applied to decorative silver cutout applied to silver bar with pin clasp closure; inscription on reverse.
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Accession Number
008025001
Collection
Joyce Anita Hawkins Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Numismatics
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Sterling silver achievement medal consists of enameled design applied to decorative silver cutout applied to silver bar with pin clasp closure; inscription on reverse.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Awarded to donor, Joyce Anita Hawkins.
Maker
Kinnear D'Esterre
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
circa 1949
Date Remarks
Graduation date.
Material
metal: silver, blue, burgundy
Inscriptions
On front: "KINGSTON HOSPITAL // FOR GOD AND HUMANITY"; on reverse: "J. A. H. // 1949 //STERLING".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Temporary Location
Exhibit: "For Service to Humanity: Nursing Education at Kingston General Hospital" Nov 13, 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 4.6 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Joyce A. Hawkins Whittingham; CD #1
Research Facts
This second place award was for the outstanding student at the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing. Annual awards started in 1910 and ended at the closing of the KGH School of Nursing in 1974.
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achievement medals

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Dates
circa 1893-1894
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010020157 a-d
Description
Two achievement medals from the Ohio College of Dental Surgery in a round brown leather box; box lid (a) lined with white silk with the manufacturer's name printed with gold ink; box base (b) lined with white fabric; round silver medals (c, d) with the school and year engraved on front surrounded b…
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Accession Number
010020157 a-d
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Numismatics
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Two achievement medals from the Ohio College of Dental Surgery in a round brown leather box; box lid (a) lined with white silk with the manufacturer's name printed with gold ink; box base (b) lined with white fabric; round silver medals (c, d) with the school and year engraved on front surrounded by decorative leaves; student's name, award and class engraved on back.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box lid - Size: Depth 1.4 cm x Diam. 6.9 cm
b - box base - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 6.9 cm
c - medal - Size: Depth 0.4 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
d - medal - Size: Depth 0.4 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
The Duhme Company
Site Made (City)
Cincinnati
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1893-1894
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
leather: brown
fabric: white
metal: silver
paper: white
ink: yellow, black
Inscriptions
(a) Printed inside box: "The Duhme Company // Cincinnati"; (b) printed on sticker on bottom of box: "G // Knighs"; (c) engraved on front: "OHIO COLLEGE OF DENTAL SURGERY // SESSION // 1892-93"; engraved on back: "Awarded to // E. G. Barnett // For the best // Examinations in // Prosthetic Dentistry and Metallurgy // in the // Junior Class"; (d) engraved on front: "OHIO COLLEGE OF DENTAL SURGERY // SESSION // 1893-94"; engraved on back: "Awarded to // Edward G. Barnett // For the // Best Examinations in // Anatomy & Oral // Surgery // in the // Senior Class"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Box is slightly chipped; fabric inside (b) slightly yellowed; dark mark on fabric on (a)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Ohio History Central" website; Dr. Ralph Crawford
CD #10
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Ralph Crawford from Winnipeg, Manitoba; the item was purchased in an antique store in Ottawa, Ontario; the Ohio College of Dental Surgery, founded in 1845, was the second dental college in the United States; it was beat only by the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, the first dental school in the world, founded five years earlier; note that in this period, only two years of dental school were necessary to become a dentist after finishing high school
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adhesive tape roll

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Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
014002199 a-b
Description
Cylindrical white painted metallic container for full roll of 3” wide white adhesive tape with white exterior and red and green text in English and French (a); painted red shield with white cross and the company's logo half its length; with roll of adhesive tape wedged within its hollow center (b);…
Accession Number
014002199 a-b
Author
Provided by donor
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Surgical tape
Description
Cylindrical white painted metallic container for full roll of 3” wide white adhesive tape with white exterior and red and green text in English and French (a); painted red shield with white cross and the company's logo half its length; with roll of adhesive tape wedged within its hollow center (b); roll's interior is reflective silver metallic material; rectangular white paper sticker with lot number.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - container - Size: Length 8.7 cm x Diam. 5.6 cm
b - inside roll - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Diam. 5.4 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Shield Products
Site Made (City)
Downsview
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Date Remarks
1990-2000
Material
metal: white, silver
ink: white, green, red
fabric: white
paper: white
Inscriptions
Printed on roll: " SHIELD PRODUCTS, DOWNSVIEW, ONTARIO //
ADHESIVE TAPE // 3" X 180" (5 yds) 7.62 cm x 4.57 cm // CONTAINER MADE IN U. S. A.”; printed on sticker: "LOT NO. D 353 - L"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-7
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
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adjustable stand

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Dates
circa 1910-1930
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
006030008
Description
Cast iron tripod; with adjustable brass extension.
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Accession Number
006030008
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
Cast iron tripod; with adjustable brass extension.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Frank Mellow and used in his home office in Uxbridge, Ontario; the Dr's main practice was on first floor; this was on the second floor where radiotherapy, massage, surgical procedures were performed with it; it was last used therapeutically in 1940 by Dr. Mellow.
Maker
Waite & Bartlett Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1910-1930
Date Remarks
Date based on research and donor's remarks
Material
metal: black; grey; yellow
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storge Room 0007
0007 Floor
Dimension Notes
Length 127.3 cm x Diam. 38.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Brass on the adjustable height is beginning to tarnish and several pitted areas are visible; the brass on the top is beginning to tarnish; the decoration on the feet is coming off in places.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Reference Comments
Associated with 006030001; electrostatic generating machine; "Static Electricity and the uses of the Roentgen Ray", W.B. Snow, 1903, p. 181
Research Facts
Used in conjunction with an electrostatic generating machine to hold an X-ray tube holder or to hold the concentrator or other accessories; the height and orientation can be adjusted; to keep the tube stable; to help keep it up right.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum (North Gallery Room 1013): "Electricity and the Invisible Ray," Oct. 2006
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air force officer's cap

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Dates
circa 1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1973.13.1
Description
Cap has a cloth top with a cloth band and patent leather visor with a gold leaf design of beads and thread; air force crest on front.
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Accession Number
1973.13.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
Military Medicine
Description
Cap has a cloth top with a cloth band and patent leather visor with a gold leaf design of beads and thread; air force crest on front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. A.D. Kelly of Toronto.
Maker
Bates Hatter
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
circa 1940
Material
fabric: blue-grey; black; yellow; green; red
leather: black
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
On circular label inside: "BATES Hatter, 21 Jermun [?] Street, St. JAMES LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet K
Dimension Notes
Depth 11.0 cm x Diam. 25.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This cap was worn by Dr. Kelly when he served as chief medical liaison officer with the RAF during World War II.
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Dates
circa 1944
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1982.5.12 a-e
Description
Machine (a) has a glass face with five (enamel?) dials and 8 "windmill" paddles set in a black metal fram; on/off switch; a threaded metal projection (b) allows the instrument to be mounted on a rod; accompanied by a certificate of calibration (c) from the National Physical Laboratories, Teddington…
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Accession Number
1982.5.12 a-e
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Environmental Monitoring
Description
Machine (a) has a glass face with five (enamel?) dials and 8 "windmill" paddles set in a black metal fram; on/off switch; a threaded metal projection (b) allows the instrument to be mounted on a rod; accompanied by a certificate of calibration (c) from the National Physical Laboratories, Teddington and a photostat of same (d); all contained in a wooden box (e) with a brass carrying handle.
Number Of Parts
5
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Lowne Electrical Clock and Appliances
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
circa 1944
Material
metal: yellow; black
wood: brown
glass: clear
enamel: white
Inscriptions
Scratched on top of box: "Dept. of Physiological Hygene [sic]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-9
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Accompanies 1981.28.1, hygrometer apparatus; CD #UHN
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alcohol container

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Dates
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Rideau Regional Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
000048004
Description
Red metal cylindrical alcohol container with a lidded spout connected to a metal trigger which connects to the 'D' shaped handle attached to the top of the can; yellow caution label glued to the side and handwritten label in marker and white ink.
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Accession Number
000048004
Collection
Rideau Regional Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Antisepsis
Description
Red metal cylindrical alcohol container with a lidded spout connected to a metal trigger which connects to the 'D' shaped handle attached to the top of the can; yellow caution label glued to the side and handwritten label in marker and white ink.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Rideau Regional Centre
Maker
Protectoseal
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
metal: grey
paint: red
paper: yellow, black
ink: white, black
Inscriptions
On the side: "RUBBING ALCOHOL 65 % // E5B F.M.S.U"; printed on the yellow label pasted on the side of the can: "PROTECTOSEAL // Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. // LISTED // SAFETY CAN // NO. F-623143"; embossed on the side of the can below the spout: "4610A // PROTECTOSEAL // CO // CHICAGO // FM"; engraved on the top of the lid covering the spout: "DO NOT REMOVE // FIRE BAFFLE IN SPOUT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-H2-3
Dimension Notes
Length 17.0 cm x Width 14.2 cm x Depth 19.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal has minor scratches and stained; paint has worn off in some areas, particularly on the handle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Canadian Broadcasting Corporation" website; "Wikipedia" website; CD #5
Research Facts
The Rideau Regional Centre was a residence for the mentally handicapped located in Smiths falls, Ontario. The centre opened in 1951, and at the time of its closure in 2009, it housed approximately 400 patients. Rubbing alcohol was used as a disenfectant.
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alcohol container

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Dates
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Rideau Regional Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
000048005
Description
Red metal cylindrical alcohol container with a lidded spout connected to a metal trigger which connects to the 'D' shaped handle attaached to the top of the can; yellow caution label glued to side and handwritten label in marker and white paint.
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Accession Number
000048005
Collection
Rideau Regional Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Antisepsis
Description
Red metal cylindrical alcohol container with a lidded spout connected to a metal trigger which connects to the 'D' shaped handle attaached to the top of the can; yellow caution label glued to side and handwritten label in marker and white paint.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Rideau Regional Centre
Maker
Protectoseal
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
metal: grey
paint: red
paper: yellow, black
ink: white, black
Inscriptions
On the side in white paint: "RUBBING ALCOHOL // POISON E.6.A."; printed on the yellow label pasted on the side of the can: "PROTECTOSEAL // Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. // LISTED // SAFETY CAN // NO. F-623143"; embossed on the side of the can below the spout: "4610A // PROTECTOSEAL // CO // CHICAGO // FM"; engraved on the top of the lid covering the spout: "DO NOT REMOVE // FIRE BAFFLE IN SPOUT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-H2-3
Dimension Notes
Length 17.0 cm x Width 14.2 cm x Depth 19.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal has minor scratches and stained; paint has worn off in some areas, particularly on the handle and lid covering the spout
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Research Facts
The Rideau Regional Centre was a residence for the mentally handicapped located in Smiths Falls, Ontario, The centre opened in 1951, and at the time of its closure in 2009, it housed approximately 400 patients. Rubbing alcohol was used as a disenfectant.
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Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
000003298 a-b
Description
Alcohol lamp, which consists of a lamp (a) and a cap (b); the lamp is cylindrical in shape, with a flat bottom, with an extending shallow rim, straight sides with a folded piece of metal, a convex top, with a cylindrical piece extending from its centre; the midpoint of this piece is threaded, and t…
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Accession Number
000003298 a-b
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Sterilization -- methods
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- burner
Description
Alcohol lamp, which consists of a lamp (a) and a cap (b); the lamp is cylindrical in shape, with a flat bottom, with an extending shallow rim, straight sides with a folded piece of metal, a convex top, with a cylindrical piece extending from its centre; the midpoint of this piece is threaded, and there is a purple end of frayed rope extending from a round hole at the top of this piece; cap (b) screws on over top of this cylindrical piece with the rope; the cap is cylindrical with a round, open bottom, straight sides and a flat top; its inner surface is threaded; there is a groove, and gripping lines stamped into the metal, at its tip.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - alcohol lamp - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
b - cap- Size: Length 2.2 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
fabric: purple
Inscriptions
On the top surface of the cap, "Penn U.S.A. // CHROME" is stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-1
Condition Remarks
The cap and lamp showed minor signs of wear in the form of plate wear and fingerprint marks; there was a dark purple deposit along the bottom rim of the lamp, and in the groove at the top of the cap; no signs of active corrosion; there was a minor dent in the lamp, along the rim of its concave top.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 251 (similar to item #5H-725) (see attached photocopy); Connie Cox, retired RN from Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Research Facts
Likely originally came with a spoon attachment for sterilizing needles; catalogue image shows this attachment; for heating medication to insert in needles.
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Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
000003300 a-e
Description
Alcohol lamp, which consists of a lamp (a), cap (b), rod (c), spoon (d) and screw (e); the lamp is cylindrical with a flat, shallow-rimmed bottom, straight sides, and a slightly conical top; there is a folded piece of metal attached to its side that forms a vertical tube; a cylindrical piece, with …
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Accession Number
000003300 a-e
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Sterilization -- methods
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- burner
Description
Alcohol lamp, which consists of a lamp (a), cap (b), rod (c), spoon (d) and screw (e); the lamp is cylindrical with a flat, shallow-rimmed bottom, straight sides, and a slightly conical top; there is a folded piece of metal attached to its side that forms a vertical tube; a cylindrical piece, with gripping lines and metal threads on its surface, extends upwards from the centre of the conical top; a purple, frayed rope extends from an open hole at its top; the cap (b) fits over this component; the cap is cylindrical, with a round, open bottom, straight sides, and a flat top with gripping lines and a groove stamped around its rim; the base of the rod (c) fits into the tube formed by the folded piece of metal on the side of the lamp; it is a round rod, that is bent twice at 90° angles; its tips are rounded; when assembled, this rod suspends the spoon (d) over the lamp's wick; one end of the spoon is cylindrical, with a round hole running through it to accomodate the rod, and another at its tip for the screw; this tapers and flattens to form the spoon's arm; this flares at its end to form an oval, wide-tipped spoon; the spoon is secured to the rod with the screw, which is inserted into the hole at the end of the spoon; the screw (e) is round, with a threaded, cylindrical bottom, and round, flat turning grip, with gripping lines stamped into its edge.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - alcohol lamp - Size: Length 5.9 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
b - cap- Size: Length 2.1 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
c - rod- Size: Length 13.9 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
d - spoon- Size: Length 11.5 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
e - screw- Size: Length 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver; yellow
fabric: purple
Inscriptions
"Penn [in cursive script] U.S.A. // CHROME" is stamped into the metal on the side of the cap; "ALPACCA" is stamped into the metal on the underside of the spoon's arm.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-3
Condition Remarks
There was a white residue on the bottom surface of the lamp (a); its metal plating was moderately scratched and worn, and there was a dent 1.5 cm x 1.0 cm on its side; the top cylindrical component had minor inactive corrosion and dark deposits; the plating on the cap was also worn, and the gold metal underneath was visible; there was a spot of inactive corrosion on its top, 0.5 cm x 0.5 cm; the rod was in very good condition; there were six small gouges on the top arm of the spoon, and eleven smaller gouges on its underside; there were water marks on the top surface of the spoon, and dark discolourations and deposits from the lamp on its bottom surface; the screw had some minor plate wear along its gripping surface.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 251 (similar to item #5H-725) (see attached photocopy); Connie Cox, retired RN from KPH; see also 000.003.298; CD #1
Exhibit History
Sept. 23, 2002: on display in the KGH Hall of Honour in the exhibit, "Fighting the White Plague: the Battle against TB"
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Dates
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Stevan George Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002013001 a-c
Description
Round-bodied glass alcohol lamp (a) with flat bottom, tapered, frosted neck, white cotton wick and a top metal cap (b) that holds the wick in place; a round-topped glass cap (c) with a frosted glass band around the inner surface of its bottom opening fits over the top.
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Accession Number
002013001 a-c
Collection
Dr. Stevan George Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Sterilization -- methods
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- burner
Description
Round-bodied glass alcohol lamp (a) with flat bottom, tapered, frosted neck, white cotton wick and a top metal cap (b) that holds the wick in place; a round-topped glass cap (c) with a frosted glass band around the inner surface of its bottom opening fits over the top.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - lamp - Size: Width 9.2 cm x Diam. 8.0 cm
b - lamp - Size: Width 1.6 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
c - lamp - Size: Width 6.0 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
Provenance
Originally owned by donor, Dr. Stevan George, used in his family practice in Newfoundland in the 1960s.
Maker
A.F.M.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Based on date of donor's practice
Material
metal: yellow
fabric: white
glass: clear; frosted
Inscriptions
"BRITISH MADE // A.F.M." appears in raised glass letters on the bottom of the lamp; a paper label affixed to the glass cap reads "2/10"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-3
Condition Remarks
The glass shows minor signs of wear in the form of scratches, and a chip in the glass cap 1.0 cm long; there were two patches of white discolouration 0.6 cm x 0.3 cm and 1.0 cm x 0.4 cm; the inner surfaces were dusty; #2: chipped and dirty.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. J.A. Low; "A Catalogue of Operation Tables, Sterilizers, Hospital Furniture, Surgical Instruments, Appliances, Ligatures & Sutures," by Allen & Hanburys Ltd., 1957, p. 628 (similar to Fig. 53752) (see attached photocopy); CD #8
Research Facts
Dr. George trained in Canada and Scotland, with a specialty in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and began working at KGH in 1963.
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Dates
circa 1890
Collection
Queen's University Archives / Kingston General Hospital Archives Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
992002001 a-d
Description
Metal alcohol lamp to warm medicines; in excellent condition; with spoon rest & large tablespoon for medicine; variable adjustment for distance of spoon from flame; spoon pivots away from flame; chrome over brass (non-magnetic?)
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Accession Number
992002001 a-d
Collection
Queen's University Archives / Kingston General Hospital Archives Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Sterilization -- methods
Description
Metal alcohol lamp to warm medicines; in excellent condition; with spoon rest &
large tablespoon for medicine; variable adjustment for distance of spoon from flame;
spoon pivots away from flame; chrome over brass (non-magnetic?)
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - body - Size: x Depth 6.5 cm. x Diameter6.5
b - spoon w/screw - Size: Length 11.5 cm. x Width 3.8 cm. x Depth 2.7 cm.
c - spoon support - Size: Length 12.5 cm. x Width 0.3 cm. x Depth 3.7 cm.
d - cap - Size: x Depth 2.3 cm. x Diameter1.6
Dates
circa 1890
Date Remarks
Travill catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
P.S M CO inscribed on top of cap
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-1
Condition Remarks
b: underneath bowl of spoon has discoloration from heat; brass showing; a: minor surface pitting; welded attachment for spoon support shows; #2: condition was largely unchanged; the alcohol lamp was dusty, especially the top surface of the spoon
Reference Types
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
SKLAR catalogue, 1967, p.37; also see 992.031.001a,b; CD #5
Research Facts
Cited in the SKLAR catalogue as a Floyd hypodermic needle sterilizer;
original box is 992.031.001a,b
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Dates
circa 1918
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
992060001 a-b
Description
Two-piece molded glass alcohol lamp with cone-shaped cover; lid is not screwed on put placed; no wick or top fittings
Accession Number
992060001 a-b
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Sterilization -- methods
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- burner
Description
Two-piece molded glass alcohol lamp with cone-shaped cover; lid is not screwed on put
placed; no wick or top fittings
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - base - Size: Length 7.0 cm. x Diameter6.6
b - lid - Size: Length 4.0 cm. x Diameter3.4
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. H.C. Mabee
Dates
circa 1918
Date Remarks
Frank S. Betz Co. Reconstruction Bulletin, Hammond, Indiana, 1918: pg 26, catalogue no.
2T339
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-3
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Allenbury's food measure

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1986.15.1
Description
A tall glass measuring cup with a lip.
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Accession Number
1986.15.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Weights and Measures
Description
A tall glass measuring cup with a lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. P. Welch of Toronto.
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
"Allenbury"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 3 Row B
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
For measuring infant food.
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