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Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1940 [yearbook]

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Publications
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Accession Number
998031001
Description
1940 yearbook for Kingston General Hospital Nursing; includes advertisements for Kingston and area businesses; creamy textured padded leatherette cover; there is a message from Ann Baillie inside; 113 pages.
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Accession Number
998031001
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Publications
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Schools, Nursing -- yearbooks
Description
1940 yearbook for Kingston General Hospital Nursing; includes advertisements for Kingston and area businesses; creamy textured padded leatherette cover; there is a message from Ann Baillie inside; 113 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by Charlotte Olive Casselman, Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduate Class of 1940. Donated by her husband Frederick M. Cass via Ann Gay.
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Date of graduation year
Material
vinyl: cream
ink: red, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on front cover:"'40 // Kingston // General Hospital"; printed on inside frontispiece: "OLIVE CASSELMAN"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-4
Length
29.3 cm
Width
23.4 cm
Depth
3.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length: 29.3 cm x Width 23.4 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website, "KGH School of Nursing," (https://kingstonhsc.ca/kgh-school-nursing)
Research Facts
The first official graduating class of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was in 1888; the school was created in order to educate nurses as the demand for them increased, as well as providing a labour force to the hospital. When the first nurses graduated, they were given a certificate of completion, twenty five dollars, and a nursing medal. Over the years, nurses were sometimes given pins and/or rings or other memorabilia to commemorate their graduation from the school.
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nursing school graduation certificate

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12339
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Archival
Nursing
Education
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Archival
Nursing
Education
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Accession Number
998031002 a-b
Description
A Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduation certificate in a leather case; rectangular piece of velum certificate (a) is inserted into one of two clear plastic pockets in a black leather case (b) with green fabric lining; folds into a small rectangle, snaps shut with one black snap.
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Accession Number
998031002 a-b
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Archival
Nursing
Education
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Archival
Nursing
Education
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
MeSH Heading
Schools, Nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
A Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduation certificate in a leather case; rectangular piece of velum certificate (a) is inserted into one of two clear plastic pockets in a black leather case (b) with green fabric lining; folds into a small rectangle, snaps shut with one black snap.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - certificate - Size: Length 17.7 cm x Width 11.0 cm
b - case - Size (unfolded): Length 29.3 cm x Width 19.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Provenance
Owned by Charlotte Olive Gertrude Cass (nee Casselman); donated by her husband and niece.
Maker
Kingston General Hospital
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Written on artifact.
Material
leather: black
fabric: green
vellum: cream
plastic: clear
ink: black, yellow
metal: black
Inscriptions
Printed in gold on the front: "Charlotte Olive Gertrude Casselman"; printed on the certificate: "Kingston General Hospital // School of Nursing // Charlotte Olive Gertrude Cass // has satisfactorily completed a three years course of instruction and // practice in this institution, has passed all the required // examinations, and is qualified to nurse Medical, // Surgical, Obstetrical and Infections cases. // June 10th, 1940"; signed by the Superintendent Ann Baillie.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-5 Box 22
Condition Remarks
Leather is stiff; the paper and plastic have been stained slightly green from the fabric.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Website
Reference Comments
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website, "KGH School of Nursing," (https://kingstonhsc.ca/kgh-school-nursing)
Research Facts
Olive Cass worked at the Kingston General Hospital and Brockville General Hospital before marrying Frederick M. Cass. Mr. Cass later became a member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament.
The first official graduating class of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was in 1888; the school was created in order to educate nurses as the demand for them increased, as well as providing a labour force to the hospital. When the first nurses graduated, they were given a certificate of completion, twenty five dollars, and a nursing medal. Over the years, nurses were sometimes given pins and/or rings or other memorabilia to commemorate their graduation from the school.
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
Accession Number
998031003
Description
White and gold Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduation pin in the shape of a cross and edged in gold detailing with attached closure pin and clasp on the back; the left, centre and right sections have a letter in gold set into them; engraved with initials and date on reverse.
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Accession Number
998031003
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
Commemorative and Association Items
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
White and gold Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduation pin in the shape of a cross and edged in gold detailing with attached closure pin and clasp on the back; the left, centre and right sections have a letter in gold set into them; engraved with initials and date on reverse.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Charlotte Olive Gertrude Castleman Cass.
Maker
K & D
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Marked on artifact.
Material
metal: yellow
enamel: white
Inscriptions
On front of pin in gold on enamel: "K G H"; engraved on back of pin: "C.O.G.C // 1940 // 10 kt K & D".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Length
1.4 cm
Width
1.4 cm
Depth
0.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 1.4 cm x Width 1.4 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Website
Reference Comments
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website, "KGH School of Nursing," (https://kingstonhsc.ca/kgh-school-nursing)
Research Facts
Given to Charlotte Olive Gertrude Cass upon her graduation from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing. Mrs. Cass worked at the Kingston General Hospital and Brockville General Hospital before marrying Frederick M. Cass in 1948. Mr. Cass later became a member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament.
The first official graduating class of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was in 1888; the school was created in order to educate nurses as the demand for them increased, as well as providing a labour force to the hospital. When the first nurses graduated, they were given a certificate of completion, twenty five dollars, and a nursing medal. Over the years, nurses were sometimes given pins and/or rings or other memorabilia to commemorate their graduation from the school.
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commemorative pin

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12341
Dates
1988
circa 1988
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
Accession Number
998031004
Description
Gold and white enamel Kingston General Hospital centennial pin with the Kingston General Hospital symbol and a commemorative banner beneath it on the face; pin and clasp affixed to back.
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Accession Number
998031004
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
Commemorative and Association Items
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Gold and white enamel Kingston General Hospital centennial pin with the Kingston General Hospital symbol and a commemorative banner beneath it on the face; pin and clasp affixed to back.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Charlotte Cass
Maker
A. C. E.
Site Made (City)
Winnipeg
Site Made (State)
Manitoba
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1988
circa 1988
Date Remarks
Written on artifact.
Material
metal: yellow
enamel: white
Inscriptions
On front of pin in gold and enamel: "K G H"; embossed on back of pin: "A. C. E. // WINNIPEG // TAIWAN".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Length
1.8 cm
Width
2.0 cm
Depth
0.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 1.8 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Article
Reference Comments
Ian MacAlpine, “Nurses Ready for Reunion,” The Kingston Whig Standard, May 31, 2019. https://www.thewhig.com/news/local-news/nurses-ready-for-reunion
Research Facts
Olive Cass graduated from and worked at the Kingston General Hospital and Brockville General Hospital before marrying Frederick M. Cass in 1948, who would later be a member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament. Pin obtained at the Kingston General Hospital Centennial Celebrations.
The Kingston General Hospital Nurses Alumnae Reunion is held annually, and graduates of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing return to Kingston to celebrate.
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graduation photograph

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12473
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Portrait Picture
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
Portrait Picture
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Accession Number
998031005
Description
Wood framed monochromatic panoramic graduation photograph of the Kingston General Hospital Nursing School Class of 1940; 41 nurses in graduation white uniform holding bouquets of red roses and diplomas in front of the Ann Baillie Nurses Residence mounted in wood frame; Ann Baillie in the centre; na…
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Accession Number
998031005
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Portrait Picture
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
Portrait Picture
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
MeSH Heading
Nurses -- portraits
Schools, Nursing -- pictorial works
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Photography
Description
Wood framed monochromatic panoramic graduation photograph of the Kingston General Hospital Nursing School Class of 1940; 41 nurses in graduation white uniform holding bouquets of red roses and diplomas in front of the Ann Baillie Nurses Residence mounted in wood frame; Ann Baillie in the centre; names of all the graduated have been hand printed below their photograph.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Charlotte Olive Gertrude Casselman, donated by her husband, Frederick M. Cass, via Ann Gay.
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Date the donor graduated
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, white
wood: brown
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-6
Length
89.5 cm
Width
22.6 cm
Depth
1.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 89.5 cm x Width 22.6 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Loose surface dirt between glass and photo; frame shows wear
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website, "KGH School of Nursing," (https://kingstonhsc.ca/kgh-school-nursing)
Research Facts
The first official graduating class of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was in 1888; the school was created in order to educate nurses as the demand for them increased, as well as providing a labour force to the hospital. When the first nurses graduated, they were given a certificate of completion, twenty five dollars, and a nursing medal. Over the years, nurses were sometimes given pins and/or rings or other memorabilia to commemorate their graduation from the school.
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Textbook of Anatomy and Physiology 9th Ed [textbook]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12588
Dates
1936
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
998031006
Description
Fabric-covered, hardbound nursing textbook with information and diagrams about organ systems, embryos, skeletons, muscular tissue, nervous system, blood and other topics; title, author, edition and publisher stamped in gold ink on book spine; owner's signature inside front cover; hand-written notes…
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Accession Number
998031006
Author
Diana Clifford Kimbe, Carolyn E. Gray and Caroline E. Stackpole
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Anatomy
Physiology
Textbooks
Description
Fabric-covered, hardbound nursing textbook with information and diagrams about organ systems, embryos, skeletons, muscular tissue, nervous system, blood and other topics; title, author, edition and publisher stamped in gold ink on book spine; owner's signature inside front cover; hand-written notes inside back cover; 640 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Charlotte Olive Gertrude Casselman, donated by her husband, Frederick M. Cass, via Ann Gay
Maker
The Macmillan Company
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1936
Date Remarks
Printed in book
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on first page: "TEXTBOOK // OF // ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY // BY // DIANA CLIFFORD KIMBER // CAROLYN E. GRAY A.M., R.N. // AND CAROLINE E. STACKPOLE, A.M. // NINTH EDITION // REVISED AND REWRITTEN // NEW YORK // THE MACMILLAN COMPANY // 1936"; hand-written on inside cover: "Olive Casellman // General Hospital, // Kingston, // Ont. // Oct. 26 // /40"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Dimension Notes
Length 22.2 cm x Width 14.7 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Spine shows wear from use; edges faded; inside of spine appears to have been mended with tape and endpaper appears to have been replaced over top
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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Obstetrical Nursing 3rd Ed [textbook]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12578
Dates
1936
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
998031007
Description
Fabric covered hardbound nursing textbook with information and photographs about nursing care of the expectant mother, women in labour and the young mother and baby; title, author, edition and publisher stamped on spine in gold ink; a sticker with drawing of mouse in robe standing in front of firep…
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Accession Number
998031007
Author
Carolyn Conant Van Blarcom
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Obstetrics
Nursing
Textbooks
Description
Fabric covered hardbound nursing textbook with information and photographs about nursing care of the expectant mother, women in labour and the young mother and baby; title, author, edition and publisher stamped on spine in gold ink; a sticker with drawing of mouse in robe standing in front of fireplace has been affixed on inside front cover; inside cover has been signed by original owner; 651 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Charlotte Olive Gertrude Casselman, donated by her husband, Frederick M. Cass, via Ann Gay
Maker
The Macmillan Company
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1936
Date Remarks
Printed in book
Material
paper: cream, blue
ink: black, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on first page: "OBSTETRICAL // NURSING // BY CAROLYN CONANT VAN BLARCOM, R.N. // THIRD EDITION // NEW YORK // THE MACMILLAN COMPANY // 1936"; hand-written inside front cover: "O. Casselman, // K.G.H. // Feb. 1939."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Dimension Notes
Length 22.0 cm x Width 14.7 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Spine shows minor wear from use; inside of spine appears to have been mended with tape and endpaper appears to have been replaced over top
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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Aequanimitas 3rd Ed. [medical reference book]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14533
Dates
1932
1935
circa 1932-1935
Collection
Corson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Education
Accession Number
008028012
Description
Burgundy hardcover medical reference book with bookplate on inside cover; decorative spine wiht gold text; 451 pages.
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Accession Number
008028012
Author
Sir William Osler, Bt., M.D., F.R.S.
Collection
Corson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Education
MeSH Heading
Archival
Education, Medical
Description
Burgundy hardcover medical reference book with bookplate on inside cover; decorative spine wiht gold text; 451 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by donor's father.
Maker
P. Blakiston's Son & Co., Inc.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
USA
Dates
1932
1935
circa 1932-1935
Material
paper: cream; maroon
ink: black, gold
Inscriptions
Printed on frontipiece: "AEQUANIMITAS // With other Addresses to Medical students, Nurses, and Prac - // titioners of Medicine // By // Sir WILLIAM OSLER Bt., M.D., F.R.S. // THIRD EDITION // PHILADELPHIA // P. BLAKISTON'S SON & CO., INC. // 1932"; inside cover on sticker: "Presented to // J. A. Corson, M.D. // with the compliments of // Charles E. Frost & Co. // MONTREAL // 1941 GRADUATION"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
21.1 cm
Width
14.7 cm
Depth
4.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Binding like new, paper yellowed but still supple
Copy Type
original
Research Facts
Pharmeceutical companies presented gifts to graduating medical students to remind them to order from their business.
Sir William Osler, 1st Baronet, FRS FRCP (July 12, 1849 – December 29, 1919) was a Canadian physician and one of the four founding professors of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Osler created the first residency program for specialty training of physicians, and he was the first to bring medical students out of the lecture hall for bedside clinical training. He has frequently been described as the "Father of Modern Medicine" and one of the "greatest diagnosticians ever to wield a stethoscope". Osler was a person of many interests, who in addition to being a physician, was a bibliophile, historian, author, and renowned practical joker.
Book was published shortly prior to his death; he was age 70.
From the 'Preface to the Eighth edition: In the twenty years that have passed since the publication of the first edition, triennial revisions have appeared regularly, with one exception – to secure protection against an edition pirated in Great Britain, a fifth edition had to be issued not long after the fourth. Comparing the first edition with the present, very little remains of the original work. The essential groundwork has been, as far as possible, my personal experience in hospital and private practice, correlated with the general experience of the profession, as expressed in its literature. To try to keep the book up to date has been a pleasure and an ambition. Adequately to express my appreciation of the generous support accorded by my colleagues is impossible.
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Dates
1930
1935
1930-1935
Collection
Barber / Brunke Family Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
015020001
Description
White painted openwork style wicker infants bassinette with wood slat board base with hand written names of all the x31 babies that used this bassinette for several generations of the Barber and Brunke family including other families for their newborns; manufacturer's stamp embossed on bottom board…
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Accession Number
015020001
Collection
Barber / Brunke Family Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics
Household Articles
Description
White painted openwork style wicker infants bassinette with wood slat board base with hand written names of all the x31 babies that used this bassinette for several generations of the Barber and Brunke family including other families for their newborns; manufacturer's stamp embossed on bottom board; designed with openwork curved hood; marks for original leg support shown on base; thirty-one names on the base dating from 1931 until 2012.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor's family (Barber & Brunke) and her parents used it for her and her brother in the 1930s. Her father constructed the rolling base to allow her mother to move it easily around the house. The Barbers and the Brunkes’ have lived in Kingston for a few generations.
Maker
Gendron Company
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1935
1930-1935
Date Remarks
Donor remarks and dates on base
Material
wood: white
Inscriptions
"TORONTO // Gendron"
Permanent Location
W1 - Floor
Length
67.0 cm
Width
51.0 cm
Height
59.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Heavily painted with layers showing on base; minor break in wicker
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
internet
Reference Comments
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bassinet
Research Facts
A bassinet, bassinette, or cradle is a bed specifically for babies from birth to about four months.
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mobile support stand

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14353
Dates
1935
1945
1935-1945
Collection
Barber / Brunke Family Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
015020002
Description
Home made white painted wood open style mobile support stand for white painted openwork style wicker bassinette 015.020.001 with four legs joined with shelf and four black rubber swivel casters; four metal 'L' style brackets used to keep legs attached and squared to shelf.
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Accession Number
015020002
Collection
Barber / Brunke Family Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Household Articles
Description
Home made white painted wood open style mobile support stand for white painted openwork style wicker bassinette 015.020.001 with four legs joined with shelf and four black rubber swivel casters; four metal 'L' style brackets used to keep legs attached and squared to shelf.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor's family (Barber & Brunke) and her parents used it for her and her brother in the 1930s. Her father constructed the rolling base to allow her mother to move it easily around the house. The Barbers and the Brunkes’ have lived in Kingston for a few generations.
Dates
1935
1945
1935-1945
Date Remarks
Donor remarks and dates on base
Material
wood: white
metal: silver
rubber: black
Permanent Location
W1 - Floor
Length
60.0 cm
Width
30.0 cm
Height
59.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Two legs are loose and repairs with additional screws broke moulding trim
Copy Type
artisan
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