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graduation class pin

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Dates
1967
1971
circa 1967-1971
Collection
Christine Brown Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
008040015
Description
Gold over sterling graduation class pin for a nurse's uniform cap consists of two pieces joined by a fine gold chain, the main piece is a modified design to imitate the Kingston General Hospital maltese cross design and the smaller piece has the graduation year; pin clasp closure on both parts.
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Accession Number
008040015
Collection
Christine Brown Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
Commemorative and Association Items
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Gold over sterling graduation class pin for a nurse's uniform cap consists of two pieces joined by a fine gold chain, the main piece is a modified design to imitate the Kingston General Hospital maltese cross design and the smaller piece has the graduation year; pin clasp closure on both parts.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by donor.
Maker
Kinnear D'Esterre
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1967
1971
circa 1967-1971
Date Remarks
Donor's graduation date.
Material
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
Embossed on front: "K G H // 71"; Imprinted on back: "K d'E // STERLING".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet C
Temporary Location
Exhibit: "For Service to Humanity: Nursing Education at Kingston General Hospital" Nov 13, 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 6.5 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Donor received this cap during nurse's training at Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1971. Local jeweler and diamond merchant, Kinnear d'Esterre created custom jewellery.
Images
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