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campaign button

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Collection
Lewis Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
997027021
Description
Round button with a metal back and a plastic-covered paper front; the front of the button has printed lettering; the back of the button has an attached metal pin and clasp.
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Accession Number
997027021
Collection
Lewis Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Nurses -- advertisements
Description
Round button with a metal back and a plastic-covered paper front; the front of the button has printed lettering; the back of the button has an attached metal pin and clasp.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Peter Lewis when he was the Vice President of Operations at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Allied Printing
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: silver
plastic: clear
paper: off-white; green
Inscriptions
The front of the button reads, "A nurse // is a nurse // is a nurse // ALLIED PRINTING // TRADES COUNCIL // UNION LABEL // TORONTO, ONT. 13."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-7
Dimension Notes
Depth: 0.8 cm. x Diam. : 5.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
The button arrived somewhat dusty; there is some minor discolouration (grey spots) on the paper on the outside edges of the front; the metal shows no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Painless Dentistry [photograph postcard]

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Dates
1906
circa 1906
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001476
Description
Cardboard postcard, used; front: black-and-white photograph of a man with blackened face tied and chained to a chair with a metal tub in front of him; another man leans over him, shirt sleeves rolled, etc., holding a very large "tooth"; back: short message, address, 2 cent stamp and the copyright; …
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Accession Number
996001476
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Dentistry -- advertisements
Description
Cardboard postcard, used; front: black-and-white photograph of a man with blackened face tied and chained to a chair with a metal tub in front of him; another man leans over him, shirt sleeves rolled, etc., holding a very large "tooth"; back: short message, address, 2 cent stamp and the copyright; glossy front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Bamforth Photo
Site Made (City)
Holmfirth
Dates
1906
circa 1906
Date Remarks
Stamped card was sent April 12, 1906 so must be around this date
Material
paper: black; white
Inscriptions
Front: "PAINLESS DENTISTRY. // 'The best thing out!'"; back: "After the // Strike // Mac // Mr. Willard // Toronto Junct // Ont // By permission of Jas. Bamforth, Ltd., Life-model lantern-slide manfs., etc // POST CARD. // For Inland use Only. // This Space as well as back may now // be used for communication. // Post Office Regulation // THE ADDRESS TO BE // WRITTEN HERE. // Copyright. // Bamforth Photo, Holmfirth"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.7 cm. x Width: 9.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Edges are a little worn and back is very sun/age-discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Arrived April 5, 1906; mailed from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Images
Less detail