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Nursing Sister’s military uniform collar

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Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
002001037
Description
Oblong, asymmetrical piece of cotton forms a collar; the upper half is the one that is seen outside of the shirt, and is flat with outward-curving points at each end; the under half is reinforced with another layer of cotton, which serves to reinforce the buttonholes by which the collar is attached…
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Accession Number
002001037
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- uniform -- World War II
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- textile
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- nurse
Military Uniform -- nurse
Description
Oblong, asymmetrical piece of cotton forms a collar; the upper half is the one that is seen outside of the shirt, and is flat with outward-curving points at each end; the under half is reinforced with another layer of cotton, which serves to reinforce the buttonholes by which the collar is attached to the shirt; there is a small rectangle of silk sewn to the outer part of the neck portion of the collar and bears the owner's name; it is folded in a manner opposite to that of 002.001.036, so the nametag is inside the fold.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Site Made (City)
Belfast
Site Made (Country)
Ireland
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
Marked on collar
Material
fabric: brown; white; blue
ink: black
Inscriptions
"FAULAT, BELFAST 1 [large] 2.92 / CK / 53N 1942 [broad arrow]" is stamped in ink on underside of neck portion of collar; "MIRIAM E. HARTRICK" embroidered on the square of silk sewn onto the collar.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C7-4
Dimension Notes
Length 37.5 cm x Width 8.7 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
No use-related wear; still stiff from the last time it was ironed; slight shine from ironing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Images
Less detail
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
Accession Number
996001261
Description
Cylindrical wooden container (sealed) containing Radio Pills; the container is sealed with a single sheet of printed paper which keeps the removable top sealed to the container; there are 25 pills in the container.
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Accession Number
996001261
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
MeSH Heading
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Pharmaceuticals
Pharmacy
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drugs
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Cylindrical wooden container (sealed) containing Radio Pills; the container is sealed with a single sheet of printed paper which keeps the removable top sealed to the container; there are 25 pills in the container.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA, in Oct. 1993.
Maker
Radio-Medical Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Asbury Park
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
wood: beige
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Label reads, "Radio-Pills // TRADE MARK // The Latest // Scientific Laxative // The improved, safe, harmless little pill // Recommended in the treatment of con- // stipation, Headache, Colds, Biliousness, // Torpid Liver, Intestinal and Gastric In- // digestion, Dyspepsia, also Neuritis. // We guarantee the purity of every in- // gredient. They do not contain calomel, // narcotics or other harmful, injurious drugs. // Dose: One or two pills taken at // night. Children over 8 years, 1 pill // For Sale at all Druggists // PRICE 25 CENTS // RADIO-MEDICAL LABORATORIES // Asbury Park, N.J."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-3 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.7 cm. x Diam. : 2.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The wooden container is unopened and undamaged; the paper seal shows very minor wear and staining; there are no rips, tears or missing sections and all of the writing is legible.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as a laxative
Exhibit History
On exhibit, Billings Estate, 15 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec. 2009
Images
Less detail