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foot warmer stool

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Dates
1875
1899
circa 1875-1899
Collection
Donna (Thompson) Tweddell Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
005026001 a-b
Description
A foot warmer stool; consists of the stool (a) which is a rectangular wooden box with four rubber feet; it has a lid made out of what appears to be a "Berlin Work Wool" cover; inside the box is the foot warmer tin (b) which is an aluminum box with a capped spout on one end for pouring water in; theā€¦
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Accession Number
005026001 a-b
Collection
Donna (Thompson) Tweddell Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
MM= Household Articles -- foot warmer
Description
A foot warmer stool; consists of the stool (a) which is a rectangular wooden box with four rubber feet; it has a lid made out of what appears to be a "Berlin Work Wool" cover; inside the box is the foot warmer tin (b) which is an aluminum box with a capped spout on one end for pouring water in; the cap is stuck in place.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - stool - Size: Length 29.5 cm x Width 25.0 cm x Depth 11.0 cm
b - tin - Size: Length 22.2 cm x Width 18.4 cm x Depth 6.1 cm
Provenance
The donor received this stool in 2005 from Dorothy (Tweddell) Grant, who originally received it from her mother-in-law.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1875
1899
circa 1875-1899
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks state that it was made in the late nineteenth century.
Material
wood: brown, white, blue, red
metal: silver; yellow
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D2-1
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Condition Remarks
The wool work is somewhat fragile.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Donna Tweddell; CD #1
Images
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