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Dates
1931
circa 1931
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002026
Description
Oval bedpan with circular spout
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Accession Number
995002026
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Toilet Facilities
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
MM= Home Nursing -- bedpan
Description
Oval bedpan with circular spout
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Ruth Wallace (1931 KGH Nursing graduate)
Dates
1931
circa 1931
Date Remarks
Date to be confirmed by donor
Material
ceramic: off-white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N1-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 40.0 cm. x Width: 23.0 cm. x Depth: 11.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Shows little wear; some staining; small chips on spout and 2 cracks (1.25 and 1.0); hairline
crack (1.0); base shows evidence of wear on the edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Barb (Earl) Gilbert (1963 KGH Nursing graduate and daughter of Ruth Wallace); CD #2
Images
Less detail
Dates
1931
circa 1931
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002027
Description
Oval bedpan with blue-lined edges
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Accession Number
995002027
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Toilet Facilities
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
MM= Home Nursing -- bedpan
Description
Oval bedpan with blue-lined edges
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Ruth Wallace (1931 KGH Nursing graduate)
Dates
1931
circa 1931
Material
metal:
enamel: off-white; blue
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N1-4
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length: 36.0 cm. x Width: 29.0 cm. x Depth: 7.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Shows negligible wear; slightly scratched at bottom front
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Barb (Earl) Gilbert (1963 KGH Nursing graduate and daughter of Ruth Wallace); CD #2
Images
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Dates
1931
circa 1931
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002037
Description
White enamelled kidney-shaped metal basin with blue trim along the outer edge; inner bottom has 3 small chips to the enamel; base has 3 large chips in the enamel
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Accession Number
995002037
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- enamelware
Description
White enamelled kidney-shaped metal basin with blue trim along the outer edge; inner bottom
has 3 small chips to the enamel; base has 3 large chips in the enamel
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Ruth Wallace (1931 KGH Nursing graduate)
Dates
1931
circa 1931
Date Remarks
Date to be confirmed by owner
Material
metal: dark grey
enamel: off-white; blue
Inscriptions
Stamped onto the enamel in black: "Czecko-Slovakia"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-6
Dimension Notes
Length: 23.0 cm. x Width: 12.2 cm. x Depth: 4.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Basin has 3 large chips in the enamel on the base, one of which shows slight rusting; the
inner bottom of the basin has 3 small chips which show slight rusting; there are also 3 chips
along the outer edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Barb (Earl) Gilbert (1963 KGH Nursing graduate and daughter of Ruth Wallace); CD #2
Images
Less detail
Dates
1935
circa 1935
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002044
Description
White enamelled kidney-shaped metal basin with black trim along the outer edge; the outer edges have two small paint smears; inner edges have two small chips
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Accession Number
995002044
Author
KGH Nursing Alumnae
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- enamelware
Description
White enamelled kidney-shaped metal basin with black trim along the outer edge; the outer
edges have two small paint smears; inner edges have two small chips
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Margaret Kirkpatrick (1935 KGH Nursing graduate)
Dates
1935
circa 1935
Material
metal: dark grey
enamel: white; black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-6
Dimension Notes
Length: 24.0 cm. x Width: 10.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Outer edge of basin has two small beige paint smears; inner edge of basin has two small chips;
no rusting
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; CD #2
Images
Less detail
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002107 a-b
Description
Slipper-shaped, hollow enamel bedpan (a), rounded at front and tapering at the back with a closed, squared end; open cylindrical spout at front; round opening on top that is covered with (b) a lid, which is round with a knob on top; lip on inside of lid.
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Accession Number
995002107 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Toilet Facilities
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
MM= Home Nursing -- bedpan
Description
Slipper-shaped, hollow enamel bedpan (a), rounded at front and tapering at the back with a closed, squared end; open cylindrical spout at front; round opening on top that is covered with (b) a lid, which is round with a knob on top; lip on inside of lid.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bedpan - Size: Length 47.5 cm x Width 30.5 cm x Depth 10.6 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 4.8 cm x Diam. 20.8 cm
Provenance
Owned by Noreen Leishman, KGH graduate 1950; belonged to "Pokey" (?), a relative; apparently also a relative of Marg Polk.
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Owner graduated from KGH in 1950
Material
metal: dark grey; brown
enamel: dark grey; light grey
Inscriptions
(a) bottom of bedpan has the word "AUSTRIA" stamped in the enamel.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N1-1
Condition Remarks
Enamel chipped at edges and metal shows some inactive corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 269 (similar to item #7H-395-S) (see attached photocopy); CD #3.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002108 a-b
Description
Slipper-shaped, hollow enamel bedpan (a), rounded at front and tapering at the back with a closed, squared end; open cylindrical spout at front; round opening on top that is covered with (b) a lid, which is round with a knob on top; lip on inside of lid.
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Accession Number
995002108 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Toilet Facilities
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
MM= Home Nursing -- bedpan
Description
Slipper-shaped, hollow enamel bedpan (a), rounded at front and tapering at the back with a closed, squared end; open cylindrical spout at front; round opening on top that is covered with (b) a lid, which is round with a knob on top; lip on inside of lid.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bedpan - Size: Length 48.5 cm x Width 32.5 cm x Depth 12.5 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 3.8 cm x Diam. 20.0 cm
Provenance
Donated by Betty Black; owned by friend's aunt.
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Date Remarks
Belonged to donor's friend's aunt, 1936.
Material
metal: silver; brown
enamel: dark blue; grey; black; white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N1-2
Condition Remarks
Enamel chipped at edges and metal shows some inactive corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 269 (similar to item #7H-395-S) (see attached photocopy); CD #3.
Images
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ceremonial candleholder

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002109
Description
Candleholder made of porcelain in the shape of an oil lamp; the holder has a round, hollowed base that goes up into an almond-shaped lamp with a handle at one end and a round hole in the tip made to hold a candle; the sides of the lamp have a slightly raised scroll design; there is a logo on one si…
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Accession Number
995002109
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
Schools, Nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Candleholder made of porcelain in the shape of an oil lamp; the holder has a round, hollowed base that goes up into an almond-shaped lamp with a handle at one end and a round hole in the tip made to hold a candle; the sides of the lamp have a slightly raised scroll design; there is a logo on one side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Grace Patterson Ledgerwood, KGH graduate 1956; owned by Mabel (Elliott) Costello, WGH graduate 1920s.
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Owner graduated from Woodstock General Hospital School of Nursing in the 1920s.
Material
porcelain: off-white
Inscriptions
Printed crest for the "WOODSTOCK // GENERAL // SCHOOL OF NURSING"; embossed scroll design on both sides of lamp; embossed design at midpoint on top of lamp representing a round lid.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-3
Dimension Notes
Length 12.5 cm x Depth 8.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
A white porcelain candleholder with small wax candle was given to each nursing student at the "nurses lamp lighting ceremony", which was held at the completion of the six-month probationary period. The lamp design was modeled after lamps used by Florence Nightingale. Nursing School added their school name / logo on the lamp as a commemoration of the occasion. Each nursing school had a variant of the basic ceremony held at specified times in the training of a nurse.
Images
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Dates
1914
circa 1914
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002110
Description
A Burgundy coloured square pillow; made out of felt; machine made; fringed; with white KGH lettering on one side, and a white border and a round orange and white KGH logo on the other; stuffed with feathers.
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Accession Number
995002110
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Household Articles
Description
A Burgundy coloured square pillow; made out of felt; machine made; fringed; with white KGH lettering on one side, and a white border and a round orange and white KGH logo on the other; stuffed with feathers.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Edna (Rolston) Purvis who received it as a gift from a boyfriend in 1914; donated to KGH Nursing Alumnae by Edna's niece Eleanor (Cowan) Pierce in 1948.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1914
circa 1914
Date Remarks
The first known owner acquired it in 1914.
Material
fabric: red; white; orange
Inscriptions
There are white pieces of fabric in the shape of the letters"K.G.H." on one side, and a logo with the same letters superimposed over one another on the other.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-3
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 53.0 cm x Width 53.0 cm x Depth 9.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Some of the stitching has come undone, and there are a few holes throughout the object.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Bennett; CD #8
Images
Less detail
Dates
1945
1948
circa 1945-1948
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002111
Description
A single-breasted ladies' wool jacket with off-white twisted piping along the lapels, cuffs, and top of pockets; a non-woven machine stitched Kingston General Hospital crest affixed to left breast pocket; closed by three plastic buttons.
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Accession Number
995002111
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
A single-breasted ladies' wool jacket with off-white twisted piping along the lapels, cuffs, and top of pockets; a non-woven machine stitched Kingston General Hospital crest affixed to left breast pocket; closed by three plastic buttons.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Phyllis Joynt Gould.
Maker
Richardson's
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1945
1948
circa 1945-1948
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks.
Material
fabric: red
plastic: white
Inscriptions
Stitched on crest: "GENERAL HOSPITAL // KINGSTON"; printed on fabric tag: "MADE TO MEASURE // BY // Richardson's // 546 YONGE / TORONTO ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 Closet
Dimension Notes
Length 64.0 cm x Width 58.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Trim faded; brown stains on buttons and left pocket.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
"Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" by Marilyn Boston; CD #2.
Research Facts
Red wool jackets (blazers) were worn by Kingston General Hospital nursing student graduates during informal off-duty hours when a nursing uniform was not appropriate; these were were purchased voluntarily, generally when students entered their third year of study and it was considered to be a rite of passage; the blazer tradition continued until circa 1970; Phyllis Joynt Gould was from the Class of 1948.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
1945
circa 1940-1945
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002112 a-b
Description
A felted wool navy nurse's cape (a) with red wool lining with an inside pocket; mandarin-style collar; fastens with one removable self fabric tab (b) at the neck attached by two black plastic buttons; metal chain secured to inside of collar lining for hanging garment; machine stitched initials to m…
Accession Number
995002112 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
A felted wool navy nurse's cape (a) with red wool lining with an inside pocket; mandarin-style collar; fastens with one removable self fabric tab (b) at the neck attached by two black plastic buttons; metal chain secured to inside of collar lining for hanging garment; machine stitched initials to match collar.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - cape - Size: Length 1.06 m x Width 89.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
b - fastener - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Provenance
Owned by a nursing graduate of Cornwall General Hospital.
Maker
Lac Mac
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1945
circa 1940-1945
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks.
Material
fabric: navy, red, black, yellow
plastic: black
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Machine stitched on the left-hand collar: "C G H"; embroidered beneath inner pocket: "S. S.".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 Closet
Condition Remarks
No rips, holes, or stains.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Book
Reference Comments
"Lac Mac Company Website"; "Information RE Kingston General Hospital" by Marilyn Boston
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