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commemorative bookmark

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Dates
1971
circa 1971
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Mental Health
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
Mental Health
Commemorative
Accession Number
010042014
Description
Rectangular commemorative bookmark with a forked end printed in blue ink on reverse side of decorative vinyl fabric; front design contains the Ontario trillium logo printed in the top left corner in a box, and below that the year 1886 printed on a diagonal going across the bookmark from the left up…
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Accession Number
010042014
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Mental Health
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
Mental Health
Commemorative
MeSH Heading
Hospitals -- ephemera
Hospitals -- history
Mental Health
Mental Health -- archival
Mental Health -- archival -- ephemera
Mental Health -- archival -- hospital
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- hospital -- archival
Mental Health -- hospital -- history
Mental Health -- professional -- nurse
Description
Rectangular commemorative bookmark with a forked end printed in blue ink on reverse side of decorative vinyl fabric; front design contains the Ontario trillium logo printed in the top left corner in a box, and below that the year 1886 printed on a diagonal going across the bookmark from the left up towards the top right enclosed in a ribbon design; below that is a printed circle with the words "Ontario Hospital Kingston" printed inside it along the edges of the circle in capital letters; middle of the circle contains Ontario's crest with a cross at the top and the three maple leaves near its bottom; below the circle is printed the year 1971 in the same style as 1886; bottom right corner of the bookmark, in one side of the fork, are printed the letters "KPH" in a ribbon design.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by donor’s great aunt, Connie Cox (20 Aug 1939- 5 June 2010), while working at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital for over 35 years. Ontario Hospital Kingston Nursing School, Grad 1962.
Dates
1971
circa 1971
Date Remarks
Date printed on item
Material
fabric: cream, gold
ink: white, blue
Inscriptions
On front: "1886 // ONTARIO HOSPITAL // KINGSTON // 1971 // KPH"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-3
Length
21.3 cm
Width
6.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor cracking and fading in ink
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
http://www.asylumprojects.org/index.php/Kingston_Psychiatric_Hospital
Research Facts
Ontario Hospital Kingston gained this name in 1920; before it was Rockwood Hospital. In 1965 the name changed again to Kingston Psychiatric Hospital (what the "KPH" stands for on the bookmark). Since 2001, it has become part of the Providence Care Centre.
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The One Man Sandbag Filler [print]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9051
Dates
1940
1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Archival, Military
Accession Number
002050383
Description
Faded paper poster made on a mimeograph or duplicating machine with purple ink depicting two men in uniform, one reading a newspaper, smoking a cigarette and the other shoveling sand into a tripod holding a canvas sand bag and dripping sweat.
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Accession Number
002050383
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Archival, Military
MeSH Heading
Caricatures
Description
Faded paper poster made on a mimeograph or duplicating machine with purple ink depicting two men in uniform, one reading a newspaper, smoking a cigarette and the other shoveling sand into a tripod holding a canvas sand bag and dripping sweat.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1940
1960
Date Remarks
Date mimeograph machine common in offices
Inscriptions
"THE ONE MAN SANDBAG // FILLER // B-----Y FINE // INVENTION // WEST OUT RE // EYE OPENER // B----Y ROTTONE // INVNETION // one thrid of the British Army is at present Filling sand bags - one sixth are // holding and one sixth are filling the bags // QEC"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-3 Box A
Length
33.0 cm
Width
20.4 cm
Condition Remarks
faded ink and one edge is brittle
Copy Type
reproduction
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
Prev. # AM1303
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Dates
1850
circa 1850
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Vaccination
Classification
Vaccination
Accession Number
1934.5.7 a-d
Description
Small roughly rectangular round on end end spring / vaccinator and punch on opposite, trigger on face, sliding name plate to expose works; case wood, leather cover, velvet lining; small glass bottle with cork containing some contents.
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Accession Number
1934.5.7 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Vaccination
Classification
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Vaccination
Smallpox Virus
Immunization
Public Health
Description
Small roughly rectangular round on end end spring / vaccinator and punch on opposite, trigger on face, sliding name plate to expose works; case wood, leather cover, velvet lining; small glass bottle with cork containing some contents.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
punch - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
cover plate
case
glass bottle - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Edward Allister McCulloch.
Maker
W.J.M. Gordon & Bro.
Site Made (City)
Cincinnati
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1850
circa 1850
Date Remarks
Patented Jan. 27, 1857
Material
metal
wood
fabric
leather
glass
cork
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Temporary Location
On display: "Vaccines and Immunization: Epidemics, Prevention, and Canadian Innovation"; Museum of Health Care, Nov. 28, 2013 (vaccinator only).
Condition Remarks
The spring lancet was in good condition; there was one patch of grey-green corrosion on the lever side, 0.3 cm x 0.2 cm; the metal was slightly worn; the velvet lining was slightly faded along the sides; the box was in good condition except for one torn patch on the top of the lid, 1.3 cm x 0.8 cm, and a slight crack in the leather running lengthwise across the lid; the cork in the vial has cracked and was in two pieces; there were two more slightly worn patches on the side of the lid and box where the latch came in contact with the leather; #3: the case is deteriorating.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Exhibit History
Used in "Name that Artifact" night, Feb. 27, 2003; on exhibit: "War and Medicine," Canadian War Museum, 12 Jan 2011-31 Dec. 2011.
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vaccination scarificator

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Category
Vaccination
Classification
Vaccination
Accession Number
997001863
Accession Number
997001863
Category
Vaccination
Classification
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Vaccination
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Whittemore's Automatic Vaccinator

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Dates
1860
1890
circa 1860-1890
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Vaccination
Classification
Vaccination
Accession Number
1930.3.1 a-b
Description
Nickle-plated brass spring lancet (a) in brown leather covered wooden case (b) with interior of blue velvet; rectangular vaccinator has finger hole on one end, thumb-worked single-action and hollow needle.
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Accession Number
1930.3.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Vaccination
Classification
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Vaccination
Smallpox Virus
Immunization
Public Health
Description
Nickle-plated brass spring lancet (a) in brown leather covered wooden case (b) with interior of blue velvet; rectangular vaccinator has finger hole on one end, thumb-worked single-action and hollow needle.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - vaccinator - Length 6.0 cm x Width 0.5 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
b - box
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Gilbert Parker.
Maker
Codman & Shurtleff
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
1890
circa 1860-1890
Date Remarks
Patent date of 1866 stamped on vaccinator
Material
leather: brown
fabric: dark blue
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped on vaccinator: "WHITTEMORE'S // PATENT // FEB. 21, 1866"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Temporary Location
(a): On exhibit “Growing Pains: the 1867 Kingston General Hospital Crisis” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Condition Remarks
Case hinge broken; operable; #2: vaccinator is in good condition, with no active corrosion; minor metal wear in the form of fingerprints on the lever and body; parts move freely; case is in fair condition; leather is dry and brittle; top lid covering is totally detached; leather well worn at top and bottom and along edges; velvet lining is slightly faded; round velvet-covered piece in bottom of case is loose; front eye hook moves freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
http://obgynmedicalantiques.com/med-vaccination-1/whittemores-automatic-vaccinator
Research Facts
In using the device, the forefinger is passed into the ring and the thumb pressed upon the lever, by which the perforator is raised, and upon reaching a point is deployed by the force of a spring, and, slightly puncturing the skin deposits the virus. Thus, in a single, easy motion, a vaccination is performed. “The pain attending its use is so slight, as rarely to awaken a sleeping child, while the operation is rendered much more certain than by other methods.”
At the time Whittemore’s vaccinator was available, just smallpox had a vaccine, with rubella, measles, mumps, polio and other dreaded diseases still running unchecked.
The tip of the vaccinator is a hollow tube for holding the vaccine or serum. It is activated by a lever on the top, which both cocks and releases the blade. These are often mistaken for bleeders.
Exhibit History
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 (a) - 25 Jan 2017
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