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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
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
994008002 a-b
Description
Black cast-iron adjustable mobile equipment stand 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
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Description
Black cast-iron adjustable mobile equipment stand 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 with Sitoptic balance.
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
Images
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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
Images
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Dates
1907
1910
circa 1907-1910
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
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
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
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 Diam. 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
Book
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston, "Info Re KGH Nursing Uniforms"; CD #2.
Exhibit History
09/1995 - Jan. 19 2001, Hall of Honour; on exhibit at Museum, Jan. 22, 2001-June 9, 2008.
Images
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Dates
1916
1919
circa 1916-1919
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
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
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
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
Book
Photo
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston, "Info Re KGH Nursing Uniforms"
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.
Exhibit History
Hall of Honour - 09/95–Jan. 19, 2001; on exhibit at Museum, Jan. 22, 2001-June 9, 2008.
Images
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Dates
1914
1918
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
995002134
Description
Black and white photographic print of a nurse in a WWI military nursing sister's uniform including white veil from the 1914-18 era; white border around the print.
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Accession Number
995002134
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Nurses -- portraits
Military Nursing
Description
Black and white photographic print of a nurse in a WWI military nursing sister's uniform including white veil from the 1914-18 era; white border around the print.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae
Dates
1914
1918
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 16
Dimension Notes
Length 17.7 cm x Width 12.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor adhesive tape residue on border of print; slight cupping
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston
Research Facts
Marion Edna Stevens (1889-1972) was born in Napanee Ontario and graduation from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1912; she served with the Canadian Forces in Europe during World War I; she nursed in Toronto for the rest of her nursing career. Photo taken at the Nasrieh School Hospital in Egypt.
Images
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Dates
1914
1924
1914-1924
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002169
Description
White cotton fabric nurse’s apron; gathered dirndl-style with two hand made button holes in waistband; waistband and hem marked with black ink “LORD”; “M & M” printed in black on front; open back; length from centre back to bottom of hem 86.2 cm; total hem length 179.0 cm; hem width 16.7 cm; waist…
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Accession Number
995002169
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
White cotton fabric nurse’s apron; gathered dirndl-style with two hand made button holes in waistband; waistband and hem marked with black ink “LORD”; “M & M” printed in black on front; open back; length from centre back to bottom of hem 86.2 cm; total hem length 179.0 cm; hem width 16.7 cm; waistband width 5.6 cm.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Apron belonged to Lillian Lord
Dates
1914
1924
1914-1924
Date Remarks
Based on 1919 graduation date of Lillian Lord from KGH School of Nursing
Material
fabric: white, black
Inscriptions
Written in black ink on waistband: "LORD" ; black " M & M" print on front of apron
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet I
Dimension Notes
Length 89.2 cm x Width 87.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Yellowed square-shaped patch on front of apron; circular brown stains on hem and near waistband
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; CD #7
Images
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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995003005
Description
Wheelchair consisting of a wooden chair with a flat wood seat and arm and leg rests and a caned back; the chair is supported on a painted metal frame with springs at the back; there are four spoked wheels, two large at the sides and two small at the back; there is a metal bar at the back which allo…
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Accession Number
995003005
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Wheelchairs
Description
Wheelchair consisting of a wooden chair with a flat wood seat and arm and leg rests and a
caned back; the chair is supported on a painted metal frame with springs at the back;
there are four spoked wheels, two large at the sides and two small at the back; there is
a metal bar at the back which allows the wheelchair to be pushed
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Somewhat similar to a chair found in a 1932-33 Pilling catalogue.
Material
metal: dark brown
wood: brown
paint: dark mustard
cane: beige
rubber: black
Inscriptions
"W-II" painted in white at the base of the chair back (Watkins 2)
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-1-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 118.0 cm. x Width: 60.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The chair was very dirty and dusty; wood is chipped in one place and cracked in one place;
the paint on the metal is chipped and worn in several places; the wheelguard is missing
from the chair's left side
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw; http://inventors.about.com/od/wstartinventions/a/wheelchair.htm; CD #6
Exhibit History
On display at the Museum, Mar. 12, 1998
Images
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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995003006
Description
Wheelchair consisting of a wooden chair with flat bottom (with 9 ventilation holes) and arm rests; the back of the chair is made up of 6 flat slats framed in a rectangular siding; the legrest bottom can be lifted up; there are four metal spoked wheels -- two large at the back sides and two small at…
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Accession Number
995003006
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Wheelchairs
Description
Wheelchair consisting of a wooden chair with flat bottom (with 9 ventilation holes) and arm
rests; the back of the chair is made up of 6 flat slats framed in a rectangular siding; the
legrest bottom can be lifted up; there are four metal spoked wheels -- two large at the
back sides and two small at the front sides; there is a metal bar at the back which allows
the wheelchair to be pushed
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Gendron
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Date Remarks
Timeline for improvements on wheelchairs.
Material
metal: silver; dark grey
wood: brown
rubber: black
Inscriptions
"VI" painted in yellow at the top of the back (Victory I); there is also a manufacturer's
label at the top of the back, which reads "TORONTO // Gendron // CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-1-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 117.0 cm. x Width: 60.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The chair was very dirty and dusty; the wood is worn and scratched in several spots; the
rubber is missing from the wheelchair's left back wheel
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw; http://inventors.about.com/od/wstartinventions/a/wheelchair.htm; CD #6
Exhibit History
On display at the Museum, Mar. 12, 1998
Images
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