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Victorian Order of Nurse's medical bag

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010011002
Description
Black leather rectangular Victorian Order of Nurse's nurse's medical bag with shoulder straps, clasped flap pocket on the front and open pocket on the back; hinged in the centre allowing the bag to open up half way; inside is a central divider plus an elastic black strap stiched down into compartmeā€¦
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Accession Number
010011002
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
House Calls
Nursing Services
MM= Medical Case -- bag
Description
Black leather rectangular Victorian Order of Nurse's nurse's medical bag with shoulder straps, clasped flap pocket on the front and open pocket on the back; hinged in the centre allowing the bag to open up half way; inside is a central divider plus an elastic black strap stiched down into compartments to hold various medical instruments and bottles.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by the Canadian Nurses Association
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
leather: black, brown
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C2-3
Dimension Notes
Length 33.5 cm x Width 16.5 cm x Depth 25.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Leather is worn, particularly on the bottom corners of the bag, around the edges of the front flap and where the ends of the shoulder strap are fastened to the bag; interior is scratched and dented in some areas
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Canadian Nurses Association" website; Wikipedia; CD #5
Research Facts
The Victorian Order of Nurse's (VON) is a non-profit charitable organization founded in Ottawa, Ontario on 9 January 1897 created by Lady Aberdeen, wife of Canadian Governor General Lord Aberdeen as a gift for Queen Victoria's Diamond 60th Anniversary for the purposes of home care and social services.
The Canadian Nurse's Association was founded in 1908 as an association of professional nurses.
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