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Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Collection
Lois Thompson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
Accession Number
001040001
Description
Monochrome photograph, printed on a thin card, of nurse Helen Bobcook in the Nickle Ward, holding the first Chinese baby to be born at the Kingston General Hospital; Helen is dressed in her white nursing uniform, which includes a white nurse's cap, white cotton surgical mask; she is facing away fro…
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Accession Number
001040001
Collection
Lois Thompson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nurse
Hospitals
Delivery
Description
Monochrome photograph, printed on a thin card, of nurse Helen Bobcook in the Nickle Ward, holding the first Chinese baby to be born at the Kingston General Hospital; Helen is dressed in her white nursing uniform, which includes a white nurse's cap, white cotton surgical mask; she is facing away from the camera and looking down towards a baby that she is holding in her arms; baby is wrapped in a white blanket; on the back of the photograph in blue ink is a description of what is seen in the photograph.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Photograph was originally owned by Helen Bobcook (m. Batlug), but she donated the photograph to her neice, Lois Thompson, who subsequently donated it to the Museum of Health Care.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Date Remarks
Helen graduated in 1929
Material
paper: cream, white
ink: grey, brown
Inscriptions
On the back: "Graduated 1929 // Died Aug 2001 // Helen Bobcook (Baltug // later) // = first Chinese // baby born in // Nickle K.G.H"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Assorted Binder A pg 19 a
Length
12.3 cm
Width
9.1 cm
Depth
0.01 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Fairly faded evenly throughout image; slighlty warped, as photograph does not lie flat
Copy Type
original
Images
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