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Dates
1972
circa 1972
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
000003385
Description
An aluminum alloy tripod cane with a rubber grip on the handle and rubber tips on the feet; the height of the cane may be altered by sliding the outer layer of the shaft over its inner layer; the feet are at the corners of a triangular foot plate, which is screwed onto the bottom of the shaft.
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Accession Number
000003385
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Canes
Description
An aluminum alloy tripod cane with a rubber grip on the handle and rubber tips on the feet; the height of the cane may be altered by sliding the outer layer of the shaft over its inner layer; the feet are at the corners of a triangular foot plate, which is screwed onto the bottom of the shaft.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
The cane was used on Ward 25 of Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
Lumex Inc.
Site Made (City)
Bay Shore
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1972
circa 1972
Date Remarks
Date based on information scratched on the top of the triangular foot plate.
Material
metal: silver
paint: black
rubber: black
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
"LUMEX INC. // BAY SHORE, N.Y." is printed on a blue and white label glued to the shaft; "K.P.H. // WARD 25 // NOV 72" is scratched on the top of the foot plate.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-A-3
Dimension Notes
Length 86.0 cm x Width 14.0 cm x Depth 11.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The rubber covering on the feet is scuffed and cracked; the rubber handle grip has white residue on it.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
American Hospital Supply Catalog C30, ca. 1960 (order # 74285-010); CD #1
Images
Less detail
Dates
1972
circa 1972
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
000003386
Description
A tripod cane with a rubber grip on the handle; the height of the cane may be altered by sliding the outer layer of the shaft over its inner layer; the feet are at the corners of a triangular foot plate, which is screwed onto the bottom of the shaft; rubber tips to cover the feet are missing.
  1 image  
Accession Number
000003386
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Canes
Description
A tripod cane with a rubber grip on the handle; the height of the cane may be altered by sliding the outer layer of the shaft over its inner layer; the feet are at the corners of a triangular foot plate, which is screwed onto the bottom of the shaft; rubber tips to cover the feet are missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
The cane was used on Ward 25 of Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
Lumex Inc.
Site Made (City)
Bay Shore
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1972
circa 1972
Date Remarks
Date based on information scratched on the top of the triangular foot plate.
Material
metal: silver
paint: black
rubber: black
Inscriptions
"K.P.H. // WARD 25 // NOV 72" is scratched on the top of the foot plate.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-A-3
Dimension Notes
Length 84.0 cm x Width 14.0 cm x Depth 11.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The rubber tips to cover the feet are missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
American Hospital Supply Catalog C30 (item # 74285-010); CD #6
Images
Less detail