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Dates
1938
1939
circa 1938-1939
Collection
Glenys Isabella (Bradford) Wilson Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
009020001 a-b
Description
Brown wooden crutches (a, b) with moon-shaped armpiece and a fixed handpiece with two wood pieces coming together on bottom; two faint red paint lines around both crutches at the bottom
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Accession Number
009020001 a-b
Collection
Glenys Isabella (Bradford) Wilson Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Crutches
Description
Brown wooden crutches (a, b) with moon-shaped armpiece and a fixed handpiece with two wood pieces coming together on bottom; two faint red paint lines around both crutches at the bottom
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - crutch - Size: Length 1.22 m x Width 19.2 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - crutch - Size: Length 1.22 m x Width 18.3 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Provenance
Owned by donor's sister, Glenys Isabella (Bradford) Wilson when she was 12 years old; she jumped out of a hay mow and landed on a nail;
Site Made (City)
Lachute
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1938
1939
circa 1938-1939
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
wood: brown
metal: brown, yellow
paint: red
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-A3
Condition Remarks
Wood is worn on both crutches, scratches all over both crutches
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Linda Flemming; CD #1
Research Facts
Crutches made by donor's father; they were a farming family; crutch owner graduated from Queen's University School of Nursing in a split year of 1948-1949
Images
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