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Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
994009015 a-g
Description
Paper package of six cream plastic mouth pieces used in patient's mouth for insertion of endoscopes, gastroscopes, etc.; package is for use in autoclave and has marks which turn colour when sterilized; this package has not been in autoclave yet
Accession Number
994009015 a-g
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Paper package of six cream plastic mouth pieces used in patient's mouth for insertion of
endoscopes, gastroscopes, etc.; package is for use in autoclave and has marks which turn
colour when sterilized; this package has not been in autoclave yet
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - package - Size: Length 23.0 cm. x Width 17.1 cm.
b-g - mouthguards - Size: Length 3.0 cm. x Width 2.8 cm. x Depth 2.6 cm.
Provenance
Used on KGH patients
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Material
paper: white; turquoise
plastic: cream; clear
Inscriptions
Printed on back of package: "BLUE LEAF TURNS GREEN IN GAS // LA FEUILL BLEURE DEVIENT VERTE
DANS LE GAZ // THE GREENLINE TM MADE BY // DRG // CANADA // PINK LEAF TURNS BLACK IN STEAM //
LA FEUILLE ROSE DEVIENT NOIRE SANS LA VAPEUR"; on mouthpieces: "OLYMPUS TOKYO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
"Chirurgie-Katalog," 24th ed. by Martin, Tuttlingen, Germany, 1978, p. 248; "Catalogue of
Surgical Instruments and Surgical Sundries," miniature edition, Chas. F. Thackray, Ltd.,
Leeds, ca. 1970, p. G17; Claire Kelly, O.R. nurse
Research Facts
Similar in concept and design to airways in two catalogues; used for laser bronchoscopy
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Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
994009016 a-f
Description
Long narrow white paper package for autoclave holds five clear plastic mouthguards with separate opening for extra tubing; used, some teeth marks on guards; package indicates if package was sterilized; this package has not
Accession Number
994009016 a-f
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Long narrow white paper package for autoclave holds five clear plastic mouthguards with
separate opening for extra tubing; used, some teeth marks on guards; package indicates if
package was sterilized; this package has not
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - package - Size: Length 26.2 cm. x Width 10.1 cm.
b-f - mouthguards - Size: Length 2.6 cm. x Diameter4.4 cm.
Provenance
Used on KGH patients
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Material
paper: white; blue
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Printed on back of package: "AMERICAN TM // AMERI-WRAP TM PACKAGING SYSTEM // DATE: // CONTENTS:
// MADE IN U.S.A. FOR AMERICAN HOSPITAL SUPPLY / DIVISION OF AMERICAN // HOSPITAL SUPPLY CORPORATION
. MCGAW PARK . ILLINOIS . 60085 // LINE TURNS DARK BROWN DURING AUTOCLAVING"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
"Chirurgie-Katalog," 24th ed. by Martin, Tuttlingen, Germany, 1978, p. 248; "Catalogue of
Surgical Instruments and Surgical Sundries," miniature edition, Chas. F. Thackray, Ltd.,
Leeds, ca. 1970, p. G17; Claire Kelly, O.R. nurse
Research Facts
Similar in concept and design to airways in two catalogues; identified by O.R. nurse
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Bennett's inhaler

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4632
Dates
1920
circa 1920
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
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Identified in a 1920 catalogue
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
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. M. Williams; "Illustrated Catalogue of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff, 1920, p. 23 (item #1253) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
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
1915
circa 1915
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
1915
circa 1915
Date Remarks
Identified similar item in 1915 catalogue
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
JPG
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) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
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.
Images
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Dates
1966
circa 1966
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
994011032
Description
The ether hook consists of a hollow metal tube; a small, cup-shaped metal cylinder with a round hole at the end tapers into a round metal tube; the tube flares near the hook end, and then narrows to form a flat tube; this flat portion curves to form a hook; the hook ends with an oblong hole, with a…
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Accession Number
994011032
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- accessories -- tube
Description
The ether hook consists of a hollow metal tube; a small, cup-shaped metal cylinder with a round hole at the end tapers into a round metal tube; the tube flares near the hook end, and then narrows to form a flat tube; this flat portion curves to form a hook; the hook ends with an oblong hole, with a curved, square piece of metal extending slightly past the hole on the inner side of the curve.
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.
Dates
1966
circa 1966
Date Remarks
Similar item identified in 1966 catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Dimension Notes
Length 8.8 x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Item shows signs of wear; plating is worn along the edges of the hook; there are small scratches and dents along the tube; two patches of plate wear appear on the cup; no large dents or signs of corrosion; plate wear also appears in the form of black lines in the crease between the cup and the rod; #2: tarnished.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. M. Williams; "Surgical Instrument Catalogue," by the Storz Instrument Co., 1966, p. 284 (similar to item #N-7611) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
Dr. Williams identified this item as an "ether hook."
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.
Images
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portrait photograph

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact643
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
995002023
Description
Oval portrait of Lillian Lord upon graduating from KGH School of Nursing, 1919; most likely a colour-touched photograph; oval shape; brass frame; raised/rounded glass to frame
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Accession Number
995002023
Author
Lillian Lord
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Nurses -- portraits
Description
Oval portrait of Lillian Lord upon graduating from KGH School of Nursing, 1919; most likely a colour-touched photograph; oval shape; brass frame; raised/rounded glass to frame
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Done of/for Lillian Lord upon graduation from KGH School of Nursing, 1919
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Date Remarks
Graduation date
Material
paper: blue; white; red; green
metal: yellow
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 52.0 cm. x Width 36.0 cm. x Depth 6.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
#1: picture itself in good condition; brass frame tarnished and corroded in areas; #2: no damage from being on exhibit; suitable to put back on exhibit
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Barb McNaughton
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.
Barb McNaughton is the neice of Lillian Lord and also KGH Alumnae.
Exhibit History
Hall of Honour, 09/95–Jan. 19, 2001; on exhibit at Museum, Jan. 22, 2001-June 9, 2008.
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graduation photograph

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Dates
1939
circa 1939
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
995002077
Description
(a) Black-and-white panoramic photograph of the 1939 K.G.H. graduate nurses; shows 31 graduate nurses with Ann Baillie, the Superintendant of the Training School for Nurses at KGH, in front of the original nurses' home (now the Ann Baillie Building); (b) varnished wood and glass frame for (a), seal…
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Accession Number
995002077
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Nurses -- portraits
Description
(a) Black-and-white panoramic photograph of the 1939 K.G.H. graduate nurses; shows 31 graduate nurses with Ann Baillie, the Superintendant of the Training School for Nurses at KGH, in front of the original nurses' home (now the Ann Baillie Building); (b) varnished wood and glass frame for (a), sealed with a black paper dust seal at back; with wire for hanging
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Isabel Tripp Frost; Class of 1939 Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduate
Dates
1939
circa 1939
Material
paper: black; white
wood: brown (varnished)
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Back of frame has a seal from the framers which reads: "Kingston Frameworks Ltd. 10th Anniversary 1982-1992"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-6
Dimension Notes
Length: 66.8 cm. x Width: 22.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
#2: Still in excellent condition; glass is complete, frame has only very minor wear; backing paper in place and complete.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; CD #2
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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graduation photograph

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact699
Dates
1935
circa 1935
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
995002079
Description
A black-and-white panoramic photograph of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing 1935 graduate nurses; shows 27 graduate nurses with Ann Baillie, the Superintendant of the Training School for Nurses at KGH in front of the original nurses' home (now the Ann Baillie Building); measures 77.5 …
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Accession Number
995002079
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Nurses -- portraits
Description
A black-and-white panoramic photograph of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing 1935 graduate nurses; shows 27 graduate nurses with Ann Baillie, the Superintendant of the Training School for Nurses at KGH in front of the original nurses' home (now the Ann Baillie Building); measures 77.5 x 18.7 cm; has a stained wood and glass frame with a wire on the back for hanging
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Margaret Kirkpatrick; Class of 1935 Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduate.
Dates
1935
circa 1935
Material
paper: black; white
wood: brown (varnished)
glass: clear
Inscriptions
(a) labelled in white: "K.G.H. Graduation Class 1935"; written on back in pencil: "Rev. F.
Kirkpatrick 172 Alfred 1" 801 17 1/2 JC" [17 1/2 encircled]
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-6
Dimension Notes
Length: 81.7 cm. x Width: 22.9 cm. x Depth: 2.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
(a) The photograph shows a slight water stain horizontally across the centre; backed with
acidic cardboard and masking tape; paper is stable and untorn; (b) frame shows a great deal
of wear but overall is solid and hangable
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; CD #6
Exhibit History
KGH Nursing Alumnae 2005 Special exhibit, Museum of Health Care, 20 May 2005-24 June 2005
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graduation photograph

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact700
Dates
1931
circa 1931
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
995002080
Description
(a) black-and-white panoramic photograph of the Class of 1931 Kingston General Hospital graduate nurses; shows graduate nurses with Ann Baillie, the Superintendant of the Training School for Nurses at KGH in front of the original nurses' home (now the Ann Baillie Building).
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Accession Number
995002080
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Nurses -- portraits
Description
(a) black-and-white panoramic photograph of the Class of 1931 Kingston General Hospital graduate nurses; shows graduate nurses with Ann Baillie, the Superintendant of the Training School for Nurses at KGH in front of the original nurses' home (now the Ann Baillie Building).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Priscilla Dodd (1931 KGH Nursing graduate)
Maker
A. R. Timothy
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1931
circa 1931
Material
paper: black; white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-6
Dimension Notes
Length: 85.0 cm. x Width: 21.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
(a) The photograph had been stored rolled; edges show dirt; front shows 3 crease marks;
overall, the photograph is very stable and has no tears or missing sections
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; CD #2
Images
Less detail
Dates
1913
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
995002081
Description
Framed (a) black-and-white photograph matted on a piece of brown matboard; shows the 1913 graduating class of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing -- eleven seated women; (b) varnished wood and glass frame with wire for hanging.
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Accession Number
995002081
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Nurses -- portraits
Description
Framed (a) black-and-white photograph matted on a piece of brown matboard; shows the 1913 graduating class of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing -- eleven seated women; (b) varnished wood and glass frame with wire for hanging.
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1913
Date Remarks
Graduation date
Material
paper: black; white
wood: brown
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 38.4 cm. x Width: 30.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
(a) Photograph matted on an acidic mat and backed with acidic corrugated cardboard; photograph has been glued at the top to the matboard, which has caused ripples in the paper; also 4 scratches on the photograph; matboard has one tear at the right side and a small hole at the bottom; (b) the frame has a small chip at bottom back; front is unmarked; frame is hangable
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston
Images
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