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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
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
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) 0010-C6-5;
(i) 0010-C6-2;
(j) 0010-C3-10
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; white cotton has yellowed slightly with age
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
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
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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academic achievement medal

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Dates
1931
circa 1931
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Awards
Classification
Achievement awards
Accession Number
995002104
Description
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing gold academic achievement medal, which consists of a decorative crest on a gold bar with a pin at the back; the crest is made of gold and enamel and has a central crest with a snake and rod at the left, a cross in the centre and an arrow at the right; the…
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Accession Number
995002104
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Awards
Classification
Achievement awards
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Numismatics
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing gold academic achievement medal, which consists of a decorative crest on a gold bar with a pin at the back; the crest is made of gold and enamel and has a central crest with a snake and rod at the left, a cross in the centre and an arrow at the right; the top section has what appears to be two tents and a canoe; there are banners with lettering on them around the crest; the outside edges of the crest have decorative points and the top of the crest has a crown and anchor; this crest is attached to a thin flat gold bar that has a pin and clasp on the back.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Ellen Priscilla Dodd, Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1931
Maker
Smith Bros. Jewelers Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1931
circa 1931
Material
metal: yellow
enamel: red; blue; white
Inscriptions
The front of the crest reads, "KINGSTON HOSPITAL // FOR GOD AND HUMANITY"; the back of the pin has the name, "E.P. Dodd" engraved on the bar and "S. B. LTD // 14 k [symbol - see accession sheet]" stamped at the bottom of the crest
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 4.4 cm. x Width: 2.6 cm. x Depth: 0.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
The pin shows only very minor wear and tarnish; the enamel is complete and undamaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
Research Facts
The pin is in jewellery box 995.002.046, along with pin 995.002.105 and ring .103
Exhibit History
KGH Nursing Alumnae 2006 Special Exhibit @ Museum of Health Care: April 19, 2006-May 30, 2007
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Dates
1996
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
001043028
Description
White knee-length commemorative apron with ties at the waist and an adjustable neck strap; red text and images of a nurse's cap and pin at centre front.
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Accession Number
001043028
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 knee-length commemorative apron with ties at the waist and an adjustable neck strap; red text and images of a nurse's cap and pin at centre front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Helen Mahood and donated to Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae by Shelly Mahood.
Site Made (Country)
India
Dates
1996
Date Remarks
The event took place in June 1996.
Material
fabric: white; red
plastic: white
Inscriptions
"KGH NURSES' ALUMNAE // 100TH ANNIVERSARY // SCHOOL OF NURSING" printed on the front; "MADE IN INDIA" on a tag on the apron.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet M
Dimension Notes
Length 77.7 cm x Width 50.3 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; CD #8
Research Facts
Worn at the Kingston General Hospital Nurses' Alumnae 100th anniversary celebration by Helen Mahood in June 1996. Helen Mahood graduated from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1938; Shelly Redston Mahood graduated in 1955.
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buttons, stud and case

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Dates
1931
circa 1931
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002091 a-g
Description
(a-f) Set of six identical stud buttons which were used to hold the cuffs of a nurse's uniform closed; each button consists of a round piece of mother-of-pearl set into a bezel with silver sides and back; there is a small round piece of silver in the centre of the button which goes through to the b…
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Accession Number
995002091 a-g
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
(a-f) Set of six identical stud buttons which were used to hold the cuffs of a nurse's uniform
closed; each button consists of a round piece of mother-of-pearl set into a bezel with silver
sides and back; there is a small round piece of silver in the centre of the button which goes
through to the back and forms a loop; (g) cardboard case covered with patterned paper made
to house the button set; the inside of the case has beige satin at the lid and yellow felt at the bottom;
the lid is attached with two hinges at the back and a push clasp at the front; there are four
metal rings (two missing) used to hold the buttons in place
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a-f - buttons, stud (6) - Size: x Depth 0.2 cm. x Diameter1.3 cm.
g - case - Size: Length 12.5 cm. x Width 3.5 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
Provenance
Emma Jane (Dodds) Partridge (1931 KGH Nursing graduate); donated by her family
Maker
Birks
Dates
1931
circa 1931
Date Remarks
Owned and used by 1931 KGH Nursing graduate, Emma Jane Dodds
Material
metal: silver
mother-of-pearl: white
cardboard: brown
fabric: yellow; beige
metal: grey; yellow
Inscriptions
There is a hallmark and the words "Sterling Silver Rims & Backs" stamped into the back of
every button; the satin on the inside of the lid has "Birks" stamped onto it in gold
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Condition Remarks
The buttons were very tarnished; there are no visible scratches or damage on the buttons;
the case shows minor staining (water?) in three spots and also has a dark stain on the lid;
the inside material is undamaged as are the hinges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; CD #1
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002092
Description
Class ring made of gold; the outside front of the ring has the Kingston General Hospital crest complete with a red enamelled cross and the date 1940 in raised numbers; the inside of the ring has the owner's initials (R.E.A.) engraved into it and the manufacturer's stamp
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Accession Number
995002092
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Class ring made of gold; the outside front of the ring has the Kingston General Hospital crest
complete with a red enamelled cross and the date 1940 in raised numbers; the inside of the
ring has the owner's initials (R.E.A.) engraved into it and the manufacturer's stamp
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Rowena Emily Atkins (1940 KGH Nursing graduate)
Maker
S.B. Ltd.
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Date is on the ring itself
Material
metal: yellow
enamel: red
Inscriptions
The Kingston General Hospital crest is attached to the outside front of the ring with the
date 1940 in raised numbers; stamped into the inside bottom of the ring is "10K S.B. Ltd.";
the inside front of the ring has the initials "R.E.A." engraved into it
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 1.5 cm. x Depth: 2.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The ring was slightly tarnished; there are very minor scratches on the band
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; CD #5
Exhibit History
KGH Nursing Alumnae 2005 Special exhibit, Museum of Health Care, 20 May 2005-24 June 2005
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Dates
1928
circa 1928
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002099
Description
Gold class ring which consists of a gold band with a crest at the front; the crest is a raised design of the K.G.H. crest -- a crown, an anchor, a snake and two sticks
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Accession Number
995002099
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Gold class ring which consists of a gold band with a crest at the front; the crest is a raised
design of the K.G.H. crest -- a crown, an anchor, a snake and two sticks
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and worn by Hannah Florence (Robbs) McQueen (1928 KGH Nursing graduate) -- at Apt. 1205,
185 Ontario Street, Kingston, Ontario
Maker
K & D
Dates
1928
circa 1928
Material
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
Ring stamped at the inside front with "14K K & D"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Dimension Notes
Diam. : 1.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Class ring shows minor scratches (due to wear) and wear on the crest at the front
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; CD #5
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Dates
1931
circa 1931
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002103
Description
Gold decorative ring with a flat rectangular section attached to the front; this section is decorated and identifies the ring as a KGH 1931 Nursing graduate ring; the ring also has the KGH logo of an anchor with a crown on the top and a red cross in the centre; the sides of the ring have a floral d…
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Accession Number
995002103
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Gold decorative ring with a flat rectangular section attached to the front; this section is decorated
and identifies the ring as a KGH 1931 Nursing graduate ring; the ring also has the KGH logo of
an anchor with a crown on the top and a red cross in the centre; the sides of the ring have a floral
design
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Ellen Priscilla Dodd, 1931 KGH Nursing graduate
Maker
K & D
Dates
1931
circa 1931
Material
metal: yellow
enamel: red
Inscriptions
The inside front of the ring is engraved with the letters "PD" and stamped, "14k // K & D"; the
front outside of the ring has raised letters, "KGH // 31" and an anchor with an enamelled cross
on top of it; the sides of the ring have a stamped floral design
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 2.1 cm. x Width: 2.7 cm. x Diam. : 1.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
The ring shows only very minor wear and tarnish; the enamel is complete and undamaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Photo attached; see also 995.002.046, and .104-.105; CD #5
Research Facts
The ring is in jewellery box 995.002.046, along with pins 995.002.104 and .105
Exhibit History
KGH Nursing Alumnae 2006 Special Exhibit @ Museum of Health Care: April 19, 2006-May 30, 2007
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