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equipment stand

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis
Diagnosis, Eyes
Optometry
Physical Examination
Vision
Vision Tests
Accession Number
994008002 a-b
Description
Black cast-iron adjustable mobile equipment stand for Sitoptic balance has black wooden table top with one drawer.
Accession Number
994008002 a-b
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis
Diagnosis, Eyes
Optometry
Physical Examination
Vision
Vision Tests
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis
Diagnosis, Eyes
Optometry
Physical Examination
Vision
Vision Tests
Description
Black cast-iron adjustable mobile equipment stand for Sitoptic balance has black wooden table top with one drawer.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - stand - Size: Length 63.5 cm. x Width 42.3 cm. x Depth 81.3 cm.
b - drawer - Size: Length 38.0 cm. x Width 8.0 cm. x Depth 17.5 cm.
Provenance
Used by Dr. Chiong .
Maker
Imperial Optical Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
metal: black
wood: black
Inscriptions
"IMPERIAL OPTICAL CO. // TORONTO, CANADA // SERIAL NO. 485"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
Floor
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Condition Remarks
wooden top = fair; waterstains have ruined paint in one corner; table top s/b refinished
Exhibit History
On display "Electricity and the Invisible Ray", (North Gallery Room 1013) Museum of Health Care, Oct. 2006 - 20 Feb 2016.
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Crookes' cathode ray tube

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010033 a-b
Description
Glass tube; rounded ends; two smaller tubes branch off from top near either end; with metal caps to top of these tubes; inner workings of tube visible; consist of a network of smaller tubes; and a metal propellor/mill/fan-like component; glass tube cradled in a wooden stand
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Accession Number
994010033 a-b
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Beta Rays
Chemistry, Inorganic
Description
Glass tube; rounded ends; two smaller tubes branch off from top near either end; with metal caps to top of these tubes; inner workings of tube visible; consist of a network of smaller tubes; and a metal propellor/mill/fan-like component; glass tube cradled in a wooden stand
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - stand - Size: Length 25.0 cm. x Width 10.0 cm. x Diameter5.5 cm.
b - cathode ray tube - Size: Length 15.0 cm. x Width 7.2 cm. x Depth 8.3 cm.
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
wood: brown
glass: clear
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-8
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. R. C. Wheeler; Dr. Wally Breck
Research Facts
Used to demonstrate electron flow; put in gas; then the stream of electrons (of gas) would drive the paddle wheel; electron discovered 1897.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum (North Gallery Room 1013): "Electricity and the Invisible Ray," Oct. 2006
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Drechsel's low form gas washing bottle

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Dates
1900
1970
circa 1900-1970
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010037
Description
Glass bottle; bulbous form protruding from neck; with two tubes stemming from, one tube runs down to bottom of bottle; other tube just extends from bulbous form
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Accession Number
994010037
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- container
Description
Glass bottle; bulbous form protruding from neck; with two tubes stemming from, one tube
runs down to bottom of bottle; other tube just extends from bulbous form
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used for separating or drying gases
Dates
1900
1970
circa 1900-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "early-mid 1900's"
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-6 Box A
Dimension Notes
Length: 22.7 cm. x Width: 12.5 cm. x Depth: 4.5 cm. x Diam. : 7.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
overall condition good
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler;
item cited in "Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment," Central Scientific Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 67, item 10615; CD #6
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Dates
1900
1970
circa 1900-1970
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010041
Description
Glass flask / bottle; bulbous bottom; long narrow neck; ground glass fitting to top, with two tubes running into top; one runs down to bottom of flask, the other just extends from fitting; maker's stamp to neck in green; frosted circle 2.0 cm in diameter to bulbous portion.
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Accession Number
994010041
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Chemistry
Description
Glass flask / bottle; bulbous bottom; long narrow neck; ground glass fitting to top, with two tubes running into top; one runs down to bottom of flask, the other just extends from fitting; maker's stamp to neck in green; frosted circle 2.0 cm in diameter to bulbous portion.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Pyrex
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1970
circa 1900-1970
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate; original record had "early-mid 1900s"
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Stamps to neck: "$ 2000 ML 29 TM REG [each line semi-circular, convex "40 PYREX" above the word "PYREX" and concave "US PAT OFF" below it] MADE IN USA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-7
Dimension Notes
Length: 37.5 cm. x Diam. : 15.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; exposed end of glass tube that extends directly from fitting
is chipped off
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler;
item cited in "Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment," Central Scientific Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 71, item 10720; CD #6
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Bennett's inhaler

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
994011014
Description
The inhaler is a hollow, metal cylindrical instrument with two hollow metal tubes leading to two plastic anaesthetic delivery cups; at the bottom of the cylinder, there is a metal cap that was once removable; it has gripping lines stamped into the metal and two vertical rectangular slots on opposi…
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Accession Number
994011014
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation -- inhaler
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- inhaler
Description
The inhaler is a hollow, metal cylindrical instrument with two hollow metal tubes leading to two plastic anaesthetic delivery cups; at the bottom of the cylinder, there is a metal cap that was once removable; it has gripping lines stamped into the metal and two vertical rectangular slots on opposite ends of the diameter of the cap; the bottom of the cap is flat; a metal disk caps this cylinder; from the curved top of this disk, two hollow metal tubes extend, curving outwards slightly away from each other, and forwards; these tubes are each capped by a brown plastic applicator; each applicator has a rounded conical shape with a round hole at the top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. Publow, who practised in Prince Edward County between 1850 and 1900. Given to Dr. M. Williams, head of Otolaryngology at Queen's University.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
plastic: brown
Inscriptions
"HARTZ CO", "DETROIT, CLEVELAND, TORONTO" and "PAT. APPL'D FOR" stamped into the metal cylinder
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Accretion of a white deposit on nasal applicators at rim of metal attachment; moderate patches of corrosion on metal surface; cap at the bottom of the instrument cannot be removed; #2: tarnished.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. M. Williams; "Illustrated Catalogue of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff, 1920, p. 23 (item #1253)
Research Facts
This anaesthetic inhaler was filled with cotton batting saturated with ether or chloroform; the anaesthetic was delivered to the patient by inserting the delivery cups into the nostrils. Dr. Williams identified this item as a "nasal douche."
Exhibit History
On display at Hotel Dieu Hospital circa 1983-1993; the item was mounted on an acidic board with copper-covered wires to secure it.
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folding anaesthesia mask

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
994011031 a-b
Description
Anaesthesia mask (a) and attachment (b); both components are largely comprised of solid, smooth, metal wires; the mask (a) is a circular frame with a looped arm at one end; four thinner wires are attached to each side of the frame, so that they intersect at a midpoint; several fabric threades tie t…
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Accession Number
994011031 a-b
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- folding
Description
Anaesthesia mask (a) and attachment (b); both components are largely comprised of solid, smooth, metal wires; the mask (a) is a circular frame with a looped arm at one end; four thinner wires are attached to each side of the frame, so that they intersect at a midpoint; several fabric threades tie the wires together at the midpoint; the frame tapers at one end to form the looped arm; a thin band of metal holds the wires together, and they separate at the other end of this band and form a loop; a small, round, solid metal rod extends from the outer surface of this band, and is capped by a metal button; attachment (b) joins the mask by this button; (b) is composed of one thin round wire; it is roughly the same size and shape as the frame of (a); the metal arm extending from (b) is much shorter than the arm of (a); it extends only as far as the button on the mask, and there is no flat band of metal joining its wires.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - mask - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
b - attachment - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. Publow, who practised in Prince Edward County between 1850 and 1900. Given to Dr. M. Williams, head of Otolaryngology at Queen's University.
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
metal: silver
fabric: light brown
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-12
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Condition Remarks
The wires holding the objects to the mount board caused small patches of corrosion to transfer; some small scratches, slight signs of wear and marks from securing wires exist along rims of both metal frames; no dents; slight wearing of plating where mask wires are attached to frame (a); #2: metal is tarnished.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. M. Williams; "Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," The Kny-Scheerer Co., ca. 1915, p. 2002 (similar to item #B/-53)
Research Facts
Dr. Williams identified the item as an "ether mask"; similar to item shown in catalogue, but artifact has one additional mask wire, and no clip at the top; the artifact also has a securing button on the lower arm to attach (b)
Exhibit History
On display at Hotel Dieu Hospital circa 1983-1993; the item was mounted on an acidic board with copper-covered wires to secure it.
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nurse's uniform

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Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Nursing
Nursing Uniforms
Classification
Nursing
Nursing Uniforms
Accession Number
995002015 a-d
Description
White cotton full-piece dress; button closure to shirt centre and skirt side; two breast pockets to shirt; long apron; smaller lap apron; cap with black band
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Accession Number
995002015 a-d
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Nursing
Nursing Uniforms
Classification
Nursing
Nursing Uniforms
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
White cotton full-piece dress; button closure to shirt centre and skirt side; two breast pockets to shirt; long apron; smaller lap apron; cap with black band
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - dress - Size:
b - long apron - Size:
c - small apron - Size:
d - cap - Size:
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Date Remarks
Graduation date of Lillian Lord, to whom the dress belonged
Material
fabric: white
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007, Closet A;
(b) Storage Room 0007, BOX 9;
(c) Storage Room 0007, BOX 2;
(d) Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-1
Condition Remarks
Overall condition good; fabric, especially of long apron, yellowed and fragile; one patch on long apron particularly off-colour (brownish stain resembling a water mark); with mildew spores scattered around folds
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
Websites
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; reference book compiled: "Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" to document the collection of uniforms; further references are noted within; numerous photos available at Queen's Archives, see Museum's Index
Canadian Museum of History, "Symbol of a Profession: One Hundred Years of Nurses' Caps," https://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/infirm/inint01e.html
"For Service to Humanity: Nursing Education at Kingston General Hospital," Museum of Health Care. https://www.museumofhealthcare.ca/explore/exhibitions/forservicetohumanity.html
Research Facts
Throughout the twentieth century, nurses' uniforms changed, in particular with the rising of hemlines. The nurse's uniform was generally white, and Kingston General Hospital uniforms were once known for "turkey red" hemlines. Different levels of nursing education had different uniforms, in particular different caps, as graduate nurses had black bands on their caps to indicate their level of education.
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nurse's uniform cuffs

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Dates
1907
1910
circa 1907-1910
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Nursing
Nursing Uniforms
Classification
Nursing
Nursing Uniforms
Accession Number
995002019 a-b
Description
White starched cuffs belonging to Ann Baillie; with Ann Baillie's signature to interior
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Accession Number
995002019 a-b
Author
Anne Baillie
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Nursing
Nursing Uniforms
Classification
Nursing
Nursing Uniforms
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
White starched cuffs belonging to Ann Baillie; with Ann Baillie's signature to interior
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - Size: Length 10.5 cm. x Diameter 7.0 cm.
b - Size:
Provenance
Cuffs worn by Ann Baillie during student days
Dates
1907
1910
circa 1907-1910
Date Remarks
Date of Ann Baillie's student days
Material
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Signature to interior: "A. Baillie"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-3
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: Showcase West, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Condition Remarks
No damage from being on exhibit; suitable to put back on exhibit
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Article
Websites
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston, "Info Re KGH Nursing Uniforms"
Canadian Museum of History, "Symbol of a Profession: One Hundred Years of Nurses' Caps," https://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/infirm/inint01e.html
"For Service to Humanity: Nursing Education at Kingston General Hospital," Museum of Health Care. https://www.museumofhealthcare.ca/explore/exhibitions/forservicetohumanity.html
Andrea Melvin, “Badges of Honour or Devices of Control?: Nursing Uniforms at Kingston General Hospital Training School for Nurses,” Dr. Margaret Angus Research Fellowship, 2008. Museum of Health Care at Kingston.
Research Facts
Throughout the twentieth century, nurses' uniforms changed, in particular with the rising of hemlines. The nurse's uniform was generally white, and Kingston General Hospital uniforms were once known for "turkey red" hemlines. Different levels of nursing education had different uniforms, in particular different caps, as graduate nurses had black bands on their caps to indicate their level of education. Nurse’s uniforms had many elements, and some had detachable collars, bibs, and cuffs. Nurses would often remove their cuffs when they got in the way of tasks, but would put them immediately back on when superiors or the public were around.
Exhibit History
09/1995 - Jan. 19 2001, Hall of Honour; on exhibit at Museum, Jan. 22, 2001-June 9, 2008.
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nurse's uniform boots

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Dates
1916
1919
circa 1916-1919
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Nursing
Nursing Uniforms
Classification
Nursing
Nursing Uniforms
Accession Number
995002021 a-d
Description
Pair of black ankle-length nurse's boots (a-b) made from soft leather; 19 pairs of metal eyelets each fully laced with a black shoelace (c-d); undershot heels and pointed toes; heel measures 4.6 cm tall; centre back to top of heel measures 20.0 cm; back of heel (at top) to toe measures 27.0 cm; wid…
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Accession Number
995002021 a-d
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Nursing
Nursing Uniforms
Classification
Nursing
Nursing Uniforms
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
Pair of black ankle-length nurse's boots (a-b) made from soft leather; 19 pairs of metal eyelets each fully laced with a black shoelace (c-d); undershot heels and pointed toes; heel measures 4.6 cm tall; centre back to top of heel measures 20.0 cm; back of heel (at top) to toe measures 27.0 cm; widest point at foot is 8.1 cm.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - boot - Size: Length: 27.0 cm. x Width: 8.0 cm. x Depth: 26.0 cm.
b - boot - Size: Length: 27.0 cm. x Width: 8.0 cm. x Depth: 26.0 cm.
c - bootlace - Size: Length 1.83 m x Width 0.6 cm
d - bootlace - Size: Length 1.83 m x Width 0.6 cm
Provenance
Owned by Lillian Mary (Lord) Dougherty.
Dates
1916
1919
circa 1916-1919
Date Remarks
Based on date of patent issue stamp and dates at school.
Material
leather: black; tan
fabric: black
metal: black
Inscriptions
To bottom of each heel: "PAT. REISSUE // MAY 23, 1916"; at interior of both boots near top left: "460 3148" in blue stamp
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet K
Temporary Location
On-site exhibit: "Trench Menders: Health Care in the First World War," 25 Feb, 2015.
Condition Remarks
No damage from being on exhibit; suitable to put back on exhibit
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Photo
Websites
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston, "Info Re KGH Nursing Uniforms"
Canadian Museum of History, "Symbol of a Profession: One Hundred Years of Nurses' Caps," https://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/infirm/inint01e.html
"For Service to Humanity: Nursing Education at Kingston General Hospital," Museum of Health Care. https://www.museumofhealthcare.ca/explore/exhibitions/forservicetohumanity.html
Research Facts
These boots were owned and used by Lillian Mary (Lord) Dougherty, who graduated from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1919, while she was a student.
Throughout the twentieth century, nurses' uniforms changed, in particular with the rising of hemlines. The nurse's uniform was generally white, and Kingston General Hospital uniforms were once known for "turkey red" hemlines. Different levels of nursing education had different uniforms, in particular different caps, as graduate nurses had black bands on their caps to indicate their level of education.
Exhibit History
Hall of Honour - 09/95–Jan. 19, 2001; on exhibit at Museum, Jan. 22, 2001-June 9, 2008.
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Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1919 [graduation pin]

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Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Accession Number
995002024
Description
Gold pin; white ground with gold trim; "KGH" stamped across centre; on the back there is a pin, the arm of which is on a hinge; the initials "L.L." are stamped over the year "1919" in the metal below the arm of the pin.
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Accession Number
995002024
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
MeSH Heading
Schools, Nursing
Anniversaries and Special Events
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Gold pin; white ground with gold trim; "KGH" stamped across centre; on the back there is a pin, the arm of which is on a hinge; the initials "L.L." are stamped over the year "1919" in the metal below the arm of the pin.
Provenance
Awarded to Lillian Lord during commencement of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing, 1919
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Date Remarks
Stamped on object
Material
metal: white; yellow
Inscriptions
To front centre: "KGH"; engraved to back: "L L // 1919 // 14 K [symbol that resembles a "C" with a "3" inside.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Diameter
2.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Diameter: 2.0 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
Owned by Lillian Mary (Lord) Dougherty, who graduated from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1919, while she was a nursing student.
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.
Exhibit History
Hall of Honour - 09/95
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