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Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Mental Health
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Archival, Mental Health
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Accession Number
000003010 a-b
Description
(a) Patient art, which consists of a flat piece of copper starting with a repoussé design of two kittens with a ball of yarn and a dragonfly; the artwork is framed in (b) a wooden frame with a cardboard (replaced with coroplast) backing and a metal wire with which to hang it; the frame is held togeā€¦
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Accession Number
000003010 a-b
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Mental Health
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Archival, Mental Health
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
MeSH Heading
Mental Health
Mental Health -- archival
Mental Health -- archival -- art
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- patient
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- occupational therapy
Mental Health -- treatment -- therapy -- art therapy
Description
(a) Patient art, which consists of a flat piece of copper starting with a repoussé design of two kittens with a ball of yarn and a dragonfly; the artwork is framed in (b) a wooden frame with a cardboard (replaced with coroplast) backing and a metal wire with which to hang it; the frame is held together with glue and nails at the corners.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - repoussé artwork - Size: Length 20.1 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
b - wooden frame - Size: Length 25.8 cm x Width 20.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Material
wood: brown
metal: brown; silver
Inscriptions
Kitten design.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-1
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor tarnishing on the front; the wooden frame shows very minor wear only.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Connie Cox, retired KPH nurse; CD #3.
Research Facts
Patient artwork example.
Exhibit History
In case 5 of exhibit "Asylum," the Story of Kingston Psychiatric Hospital, Dec. 5, 2000; Main lobby, Westwood building, K.P.H.
Images
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