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1880s-style reproduction nurse's uniform

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Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
004014001 a-b
Description
A reproduction of a nurse's uniform consisting of: (a) a long flared style skirt of striped cotton ticking fabric, button up at back; b) eight-button ladies' fitted shirtwaist top with long fitted sleeves and a high neck; self fabric pleated peplum; pleated contrasting ruffles at neck and wrist; m…
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Accession Number
004014001 a-b
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
A reproduction of a nurse's uniform consisting of: (a) a long flared style skirt of striped cotton ticking fabric, button up at back; b) eight-button ladies' fitted shirtwaist top with long fitted sleeves and a high neck; self fabric pleated peplum; pleated contrasting ruffles at neck and wrist; machine made buttonholes and plastic buttons.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - skirt
b - top
Provenance
Linda Reason, Manager, Clinical Support Services, Mental Health Services site of the Providence Continuing Care Centre; remaining artifacts from the Kingston Psychiatric Hospita Collection
Material
fabric: blue; white
plastic: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-V-3
Dimension Notes
a - skirt - Size: Length 96.0 cm x Width 100.0 cm
b - top - Size: Length 64.0 cm x Width 80.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Parts of item are badly faded and the material is stained in places.
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Photo
Research Facts
The donor describes the artifact as a student's uniform that had previously been collected by staff of the former Kingston Psychiatric Hospital, which institution was transferred to the Providence Continuing Care Centre in March 2001.
Exhibit History
On display, Providence Continuing Care Centre: "Rockwood Asylum: Refuge and Renewal 1878-1905," Feb. 13, 2007 to 24 Nov 2016, case 3.
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1890s-style reproduction nurse's uniform

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002018 a-d
Description
A reproduction uniform consisting of a white bodice with high puffed sleeve; red cross on right upper sleeve; long tailored red undersleeve; long white skirt with plain red band around bottom; white bib; cap with lace edging and black band
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Accession Number
995002018 a-d
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 reproduction uniform consisting of a white bodice with high puffed sleeve; red cross on right upper sleeve; long tailored red
undersleeve; long white skirt with plain red band around bottom; white bib; cap with lace
edging and black band
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - bodice - Size:
b - skirt - Size:
c - bib - Size:
d - cap - Size:
Material
fabric: white; red
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007, Closet G
(b) Storage Room 0007, BOX 5
(c) Storage Room 0007, BOX 14
(d) Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet C
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; white cotton has yellowed markedly with age
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; Paul Robertson; reference book compiled: "Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" to document
the collection of uniforms; further references are noted within; numerous photos available at Queen's Archives, see Museum's Index; CD #2; CD #7.
Research Facts
Reproduction uniform made for KGH Nurses' Alumnae to represent uniforms that were first worn by KGH Nursing School students in the 1890s until around 1906. Slight modifications were made to this uniform during this period.
Exhibit History
(a) On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007-June 9, 2008.
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1890s-style reproduction nurse's uniform and accessories

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002002 a-j
Description
White cotton bodice with high puffed sleeves; red cross to right sleeve; long red under-sleeve; long white cotton skirt with red band to bottom; long white apron worn over top skirt; white starched bib worn over bodice; starched cuffs, belt and collar finished traditional uniform; together with cap…
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Accession Number
995002002 a-j
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
White cotton bodice with high puffed sleeves; red cross to right sleeve; long red under-sleeve; long
white cotton skirt with red band to bottom; long white apron worn over top skirt; white starched bib
worn over bodice; starched cuffs, belt and collar finished traditional uniform; together with
cap, and scissors on a cord hanging from the waist
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - bodice - Size:
b - skirt - Size:
c - apron - Size:
d - bib - Size:
e - cuff - Size:
f - cuff - Size:
g - belt - Size:
h - collar - Size:
i - cap - Size:
j - scissors - Size:
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
fabric: white; red
Inscriptions
Each piece has date "1900" written in black marker to interior collar or waist; together with
two black "X"'s sewn beside
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007, Closet G; (b) Storage Room 0007, BOX 5; (c) Storage Room 0007, BOX 9; (d) Storage Room 0007, BOX 14; (e,f) Storage Room 0007, BOX 16; (g) Storage Room 0007, BOX 15;
(h) Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-5;
(i) Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-2;
(j) Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-10
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; white cotton has yellowed slightly with age
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; Paul Robertson; reference book compiled: "Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" to document
the collection of uniforms; further references are noted within; numerous photos available at Queen's Archives, see Museum's Index; CD #2; CD #7.
Research Facts
Reproduction uniform made for KGH Nurses' Alumnae to represent uniforms that were first worn by KGH Nursing School students in the 1890s until around 1906. Slight modifications were made to this uniform during this period.
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1906-style reproduction nurse's uniform and accessories

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002003 a-f
Description
White cotton long-sleeved one-piece dress; floor length; red cross to right sleeve; red band around skirt bottom; bib and long apron cover dress; stiff collar fastened at back with studs; stiffly starched belt; stiff winged pleated cap.
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Accession Number
995002003 a-f
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
White cotton long-sleeved one-piece dress; floor length; red cross to right sleeve; red band around skirt bottom; bib and long apron cover dress; stiff collar fastened at back with studs; stiffly starched belt; stiff winged pleated cap.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - dress - Size:
b - bib - Size:
c - apron - Size:
d - collar - Size:
e - belt - Size:
f - cap - Size:
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
fabric: white; red
Inscriptions
Individual pieces marked with "1906" and some with two blue "X"'s
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007, BOX 4; (b) Storage Room 0007, BOX 14; (c) Storage Room 0007, BOX 8; (d) Storage Room 0007, BOX 2; (e) Storage Room 0007, BOX 15;
(f) Storage Room 0007 0010-C5-4
0007 Closet C
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: Showcase East, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Condition Remarks
Overall condition good; white cotton slightly yellowed
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; Paul Robertson; reference book compiled: "Information Re Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Uniforms" to document the collection of uniforms; further references are noted within; numerous photos available at Queen's Archives, see Museum's Index
Research Facts
Reproduction uniform made for Kingston General Hospital School of Nurse's Alumnae to represent uniforms that were first worn by Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing students around 1906. This uniform style was in use (with modifications) until around 1924.
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1924-style reproduction nurse's uniform and accessories

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002004 a-h
Description
White long-sleeved cotton dress; ankle length; red cross to right sleeve; red band around bottom; starched bib; long apron; starched collar, belt and cuffs; cap with pleated high crown and small wings brought further to back
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Accession Number
995002004 a-h
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
White long-sleeved cotton dress; ankle length; red cross to right sleeve; red band around bottom; starched bib; long apron; starched collar, belt and cuffs; cap with pleated high
crown and small wings brought further to back
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - dress - Size:
b - bib - Size:
c - apron - Size:
d - collar - Size:
e - belt - Size:
f - cuff - Size:
g - cuff - Size:
h - cap - Size:
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
fabric: white; red; blue
Inscriptions
Individual pieces marked with "1924" (marker)and two yellow "X"'s (sewn)
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007, BOX 4
(b) Storage Room 0007, BOX 14
(c) Storage Room 0007, BOX 9
(d) Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-4;
(e) Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet I
(f,g) Storage Room 0007, BOX 16
(h) Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-1
Temporary Location
(b): To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008
Condition Remarks
Overall condition good; cape slightly worn, particularly at collar
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; reference book compiled: "Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" to document the collection of uniforms; further references are noted within; numerous photos available
at Queen's Archives, see Museum's Index; CD #9; CD #2; CD #7.
Research Facts
Reproduction uniform made for KGH Nurses' Alumnae to represent uniforms that were first worn by KGH Nursing School students around 1924. This uniform was in use (with modifications) until around 1939.
Exhibit History
(b) - On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007-June 9, 2008; (d) on loan for exhibit, "Uni-Forming . . . Wearing the Uniform" at the Musee Beaulne, Coaticook, Quebec, Jan. 2008-30 Oct. 2008.
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adhesive tape roll

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Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
014002199 a-b
Description
Cylindrical white painted metallic container for full roll of 3” wide white adhesive tape with white exterior and red and green text in English and French (a); painted red shield with white cross and the company's logo half its length; with roll of adhesive tape wedged within its hollow center (b);…
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Accession Number
014002199 a-b
Author
Provided by donor
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Surgical tape
Description
Cylindrical white painted metallic container for full roll of 3” wide white adhesive tape with white exterior and red and green text in English and French (a); painted red shield with white cross and the company's logo half its length; with roll of adhesive tape wedged within its hollow center (b); roll's interior is reflective silver metallic material; rectangular white paper sticker with lot number.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - container - Size: Length 8.7 cm x Diam. 5.6 cm
b - inside roll - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Diam. 5.4 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Shield Products
Site Made (City)
Downsview
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Date Remarks
1990-2000
Material
metal: white, silver
ink: white, green, red
fabric: white
paper: white
Inscriptions
Printed on roll: " SHIELD PRODUCTS, DOWNSVIEW, ONTARIO //
ADHESIVE TAPE // 3" X 180" (5 yds) 7.62 cm x 4.57 cm // CONTAINER MADE IN U. S. A.”; printed on sticker: "LOT NO. D 353 - L"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-7
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
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adjustable stand

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Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
006030008
Description
Cast iron tripod; with adjustable brass extension.
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Accession Number
006030008
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
Cast iron tripod; with adjustable brass extension.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Frank Mellow and used in his home office in Uxbridge, Ontario; the Dr's main practice was on first floor; this was on the second floor where radiotherapy, massage, surgical procedures were performed with it; it was last used therapeutically in 1940 by Dr. Mellow.
Maker
Waite & Bartlett Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Date Remarks
Date based on research and donor's remarks
Material
metal: black; grey; yellow
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storge Room 0007
0007 Floor
Dimension Notes
Length 127.3 cm x Diam. 38.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Brass on the adjustable height is beginning to tarnish and several pitted areas are visible; the brass on the top is beginning to tarnish; the decoration on the feet is coming off in places.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Reference Comments
Associated with 006030001; electrostatic generating machine; "Static Electricity and the uses of the Roentgen Ray", W.B. Snow, 1903, p. 181
Research Facts
Used in conjunction with an electrostatic generating machine to hold an X-ray tube holder or to hold the concentrator or other accessories; the height and orientation can be adjusted; to keep the tube stable; to help keep it up right.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum (North Gallery Room 1013): "Electricity and the Invisible Ray," Oct. 2006
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air force officer's cap

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1973.13.1
Description
Cap has a cloth top with a cloth band and patent leather visor with a gold leaf design of beads and thread; air force crest on front.
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Accession Number
1973.13.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
Military Medicine
Description
Cap has a cloth top with a cloth band and patent leather visor with a gold leaf design of beads and thread; air force crest on front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. A.D. Kelly of Toronto.
Maker
Bates Hatter
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Material
fabric: blue-grey; black; yellow; green; red
leather: black
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
On circular label inside: "BATES Hatter, 21 Jermun [?] Street, St. JAMES LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet K
Dimension Notes
Depth 11.0 cm x Diam. 25.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This cap was worn by Dr. Kelly when he served as chief medical liaison officer with the RAF during World War II.
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Dates
1944
circa 1944
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1982.5.12 a-e
Description
Machine (a) has a glass face with five (enamel?) dials and 8 "windmill" paddles set in a black metal fram; on/off switch; a threaded metal projection (b) allows the instrument to be mounted on a rod; accompanied by a certificate of calibration (c) from the National Physical Laboratories, Teddington…
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Accession Number
1982.5.12 a-e
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Environmental Monitoring
Description
Machine (a) has a glass face with five (enamel?) dials and 8 "windmill" paddles set in a black metal fram; on/off switch; a threaded metal projection (b) allows the instrument to be mounted on a rod; accompanied by a certificate of calibration (c) from the National Physical Laboratories, Teddington and a photostat of same (d); all contained in a wooden box (e) with a brass carrying handle.
Number Of Parts
5
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Lowne Electrical Clock and Appliances
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1944
circa 1944
Material
metal: yellow; black
wood: brown
glass: clear
enamel: white
Inscriptions
Scratched on top of box: "Dept. of Physiological Hygene [sic]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-9
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Accompanies 1981.28.1, hygrometer apparatus; CD #UHN
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alcohol container

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Rideau Regional Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
000048004
Description
Red metal cylindrical alcohol container with a lidded spout connected to a metal trigger which connects to the 'D' shaped handle attached to the top of the can; yellow caution label glued to the side and handwritten label in marker and white ink.
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Accession Number
000048004
Collection
Rideau Regional Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Antisepsis
Description
Red metal cylindrical alcohol container with a lidded spout connected to a metal trigger which connects to the 'D' shaped handle attached to the top of the can; yellow caution label glued to the side and handwritten label in marker and white ink.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Rideau Regional Centre
Maker
Protectoseal
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
metal: grey
paint: red
paper: yellow, black
ink: white, black
Inscriptions
On the side: "RUBBING ALCOHOL 65 % // E5B F.M.S.U"; printed on the yellow label pasted on the side of the can: "PROTECTOSEAL // Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. // LISTED // SAFETY CAN // NO. F-623143"; embossed on the side of the can below the spout: "4610A // PROTECTOSEAL // CO // CHICAGO // FM"; engraved on the top of the lid covering the spout: "DO NOT REMOVE // FIRE BAFFLE IN SPOUT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-H2-3
Dimension Notes
Length 17.0 cm x Width 14.2 cm x Depth 19.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal has minor scratches and stained; paint has worn off in some areas, particularly on the handle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Canadian Broadcasting Corporation" website; "Wikipedia" website; CD #5
Research Facts
The Rideau Regional Centre was a residence for the mentally handicapped located in Smiths falls, Ontario. The centre opened in 1951, and at the time of its closure in 2009, it housed approximately 400 patients. Rubbing alcohol was used as a disenfectant.
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