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Dates
1930
1955
circa 1930-1955
Collection
Barbara Dewer Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
004041001
Description
A white ceramic cup; KGH crest; flaired lip.
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Accession Number
004041001
Collection
Barbara Dewer Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Cooking and Eating Utensils
Food Services, Hospital
Description
A white ceramic cup; KGH crest; flaired lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
The artifact was purchased at a flea market in the Laurentians, and given to the donor for christmas; used at KGH.
Maker
Grindley Hotelware Co.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1930
1955
circa 1930-1955
Material
ceramic: white
Inscriptions
"DURALINE // SUPER // VITRIFIED // GRINDLY // HOTELWARE CO. // ENGLAND // CASSIDY'S LTD. // MONTREAL // VANCOUVER, WINNIPEG, TORONTO // 7-50" is embossed on the bottom.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D2-9
Dimension Notes
Depth 3.5 cm x Diam. 6.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Wear on the bottom rim.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
99203001; 996028011; CD #2
Research Facts
Used as a pill cup or condiment cup.
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commemorative plate

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13620
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010011001
Description
Commemorative hand-painted porcelain plate depicts a scene of Dr. Norman Bethune in China; Dr. Bethune is drawn wearing a blue shirt and pants and a white apron, shaking the hand of a soldier on a horse; there are 15 other people drawn onto the plate; on the bottom proper right there are eight Chin…
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Accession Number
010011001
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
Commemorative and Association Items
History of Medicine, 20th Cent.
Cooking and Eating Utensils
Food Services, Hospital
Description
Commemorative hand-painted porcelain plate depicts a scene of Dr. Norman Bethune in China; Dr. Bethune is drawn wearing a blue shirt and pants and a white apron, shaking the hand of a soldier on a horse; there are 15 other people drawn onto the plate; on the bottom proper right there are eight Chinese characters, three in the top row, four in the second row and one in the third row; on the back of the plate there are two raised circles, a smaller one near the centre of the plate with a red square with Chinese characters inside and a larger one near the edge of the plate; there are three holes spaced evenly around the larger circle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by the Canadian Nurses Association
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
porcelain: white
paint: green, blue, gray, white brown, black, orange, purple, pink, yellow
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on the proper right of the sticker on the back of the plate: "ARC // GIFT // 181"; printed on the proper left of the sticker on the back of the plate: Lapointe, Renaude, Senator // Plate, depicting a scene // of Dr. Norman Bethune in // China"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D2-8
Dimension Notes
Depth 3.5 cm x Diam. 30.5 cm
Condition Remarks
There are small scratches in the paint on the front of the plate and black scuff marks on the back side
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Library and Archives Canada" website; "Renaude Lapointe Wikipedia article" website; "Canadian Nurses Association" website; CD #4
Research Facts
Dr. Norman Bethune was born in 1890 in Gravenhurst, Ontario and followed in his grandfather's footsteps and became a surgeon; Dr. Bethune is most famous for his pioneering work in blood transfusions during the Spanish Civil War; Dr. Bethune returned to Canada and then set off for China in 1938 where he operated as a skilled surgeon and teacher; Dr. Bethune operated on the front lines once again during an invasion by the Japanese in 1939 and it was here that he cut his finger while working on a patient, contracted septecemia and died November 12, 1939; Dr. Bethune is commemorated as a hero for his work abraod and in Canada; Renaude Lapointe was a Canadian journalist, Senator and Speaker of the Senate from 1974 - 1979; the Canadian Nurse's Association was founded in 1908 as an association of professional nurses
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Victorian Order of Nurse's medical bag

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13744
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 compartme…
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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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Dates
1921
1931
circa 1921-1931
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010011003 a-c
Description
Felted short grey moleskin wool nurse's cape (a) with grey satin / polyester lining; fastens with two grey wool tabs (b, c) attached by two grey and white mother of pearl 2.4 cm buttons on each shaped tab at the chest; mandarin collar; fastens with three hook and eyes down the front; two piece cons…
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Accession Number
010011003 a-c
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
Felted short grey moleskin wool nurse's cape (a) with grey satin / polyester lining; fastens with two grey wool tabs (b, c) attached by two grey and white mother of pearl 2.4 cm buttons on each shaped tab at the chest; mandarin collar; fastens with three hook and eyes down the front; two piece construction with center back seam and with shoulder darts for shaping; length from center back to hem 79.3 cm; hem width 3.13 m.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a – cape– Size: Length 79.3 cm x Width 1.36 m x Depth 1.1 cm
b – tab – Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
c – tab – Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Alice Goff; donated to museum by daughter's friend Ann Geddes
Dates
1921
1931
circa 1921-1931
Date Remarks
Date based of date of graduation
Material
fabric: grey
metal: black
mother of pearl: grey, white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 Closet X
Condition Remarks
Small minor moth hole near right shoulder
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
donor information; CD #7
Research Facts
Alice Goff is a graduate of the Royal Victoria Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1926
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Dates
1921
1931
circa 1921-1931
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010011004
Description
Long navy wool unlined nurse's cape with pair of internal thin wool straps fastened at shoulder seams one with buttonhole and other with 2.0 cm black plastic button; fastens with two 3.2 cm black plastic buttons with fabric cord loops at the chest; flat standard collar with grey fabric along edge; …
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Accession Number
010011004
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
Long navy wool unlined nurse's cape with pair of internal thin wool straps fastened at shoulder seams one with buttonhole and other with 2.0 cm black plastic button; fastens with two 3.2 cm black plastic buttons with fabric cord loops at the chest; flat standard collar with grey fabric along edge; two slit openings with flaps at hip to allow arms access to exterior; one piece construction with shoulder darts for shaping; length from center back to hem 79.3 cm; hem width 3.13 m.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Alice Goff; donated to museum by daughter's friend Ann Geddes.
Dates
1921
1931
circa 1921-1931
Date Remarks
Date based on date of graduation
Material
fabric: blue, grey
plastic: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 Closet B
Dimension Notes
Length 79.3 cm x Width 1.39 m x Depth 1.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Donor information; CD #7
Research Facts
Alice Goff is a graduate of the Royal Victoria Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1926.
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