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Anti-Mosquito cream

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Dates
1939
1943
circa 1939-1943
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
002001007
Description
Mosquito repellent in a round, steel tin plated with a brassy yellow metal; the tin is in two halves that fit together; the lower half has a rounded base with a flange or bulge halfway up to stop the lid from sliding too far down.
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Accession Number
002001007
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Insect Repellents
Description
Mosquito repellent in a round, steel tin plated with a brassy yellow metal; the tin is in two halves that fit together; the lower half has a rounded base with a flange or bulge halfway up to stop the lid from sliding too far down.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1939
1943
circa 1939-1943
Date Remarks
Provenance of artifact (CF issue)
Material
metal: silver; brown; yellow
Inscriptions
Printed or stamped on lid: "ANTI-MOSQUITO // TO BE // SMEARED ON // EXPOSED PARTS // AS REQUIRED // CREAM"; "Anti-Mosquito" is at the top and "Cream" is at the bottom, both in larger letters than the rest.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row C
Temporary Location
Storage Room 2006
Dimension Notes
Depth 1.8 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The tin shows extensive use-related wear, mostly on the sides and bottom of the container, approximately over 30% of its surface; the brass plating in these areas has worn away to reveal the steel underneath; there is a very small area of active corrosion on the upper rim near the "E" in "CREAM"; there is also slight denting and malformation from use.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
002001059
Description
Bandage, cylindrical roll of gauze, packaged in blue paper; folded over at ends with circular paper patch to seal package; manufacturer's label on side, paper with three-colour print.
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Accession Number
002001059
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Bandage, cylindrical roll of gauze, packaged in blue paper; folded over at ends with circular paper patch to seal package; manufacturer's label on side, paper with three-colour print.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
paper: light blue; white
ink: yellow; black; red
fabric: white
Inscriptions
"Johnson & Johnson // 25 YARDS // BRUNSWICK GAUZE // PLAIN // Johnson & Johnson // LIMITED MONREAL // MADE IN CANADA"; two symbols flank the lower "Johnson & Johnson" logo: they are circular, made of stylized chain links forming a compass or quadrafoil design within a circle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-2
Dimension Notes
Length 22.2 cm x Diam. 10.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Packaging is discoloured in patches; one tear at end 5 cm long; gauze inside is in excellent condition.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Images
Less detail
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002001061
Description
Rectangular white cotton bed sheet which is folded over on all edges and hemmed at both of the shorter ends.
Accession Number
002001061
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Description
Rectangular white cotton bed sheet which is folded over on all edges and hemmed at both of the shorter ends.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Miriam (Hartrick) Kelly; donated to museum by daughter Miriam Ruth Howard.
Maker
Dominion Textile Co. Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Date Remarks
Marked on artifact
Material
fabric: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
"DOMINION TEXTILE CO. LTD. // COLONIAL BRANCH // 1943"; a "C" with a broad arrow inside is stamped in black ink in one corner.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet M
Dimension Notes
Length 215.0 cm x Width 137.3 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: Almost no signs of wear; slight yellowing at edges; maker's stamp is quite faded
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Doug Hildebrand, curator, Military Communications & Electronics Museum; Miriam Ruth Howard
Research Facts
Owned and used by Nursing Sister Lt. Miriam Hartrick during World War II. Miriam (Hartrick) Kelly (1909-2001) graduated from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1931. She served in England, France and Italy during World War II. "C" with broad arrow denotes Canadian Army issue.
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002001063
Description
Rectangular cream cotton bed sheet with hemmed edges; the corners are folded over and stitched in the hospital style; in one of the corners the owner's initials are written in black ink and a patch is sewn on with the Red Cross logo.
Accession Number
002001063
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Description
Rectangular cream cotton bed sheet with hemmed edges; the corners are folded over and stitched in the hospital style; in one of the corners the owner's initials are written in black ink and a patch is sewn on with the Red Cross logo.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Miriam (Hartrick) Kelly; donated to museum by daughter Miriam Ruth Howard.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
fabric: cream
ink: black; red
Inscriptions
"K.M.H" written in ink on corner; "GIFT OF // CANADIAN // RED [Red Cross logo] CROSS // SOCIETY" stamped on patch sewn to sheet in corner.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet M
Dimension Notes
Length 171.3 cm x Width 105.2 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: Slight dye transfer from Red Cross patch.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Miriam Ruth Howard
Research Facts
Owned and used by Nursing Sister Lt. Miriam Hartrick during World War II. Miriam (Hartrick) Kelly (1909-2001) graduated from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1931. She served in England, France and Italy during World War II.
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002001064
Description
Rectangular cotton bed sheet with hemmed edges; the corners are folded over and stitched in the hospital style; in one of the corners the owner's initials are written in black ink and a patch is sewn on with the Red Cross logo.
Accession Number
002001064
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Description
Rectangular cotton bed sheet with hemmed edges; the corners are folded over and stitched in the hospital style; in one of the corners the owner's initials are written in black ink and a patch is sewn on with the Red Cross logo.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Miriam (Hartrick) Kelly; donated to museum by daughter Miriam Ruth Howard.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
fabric: off-white; white
ink: black; red
Inscriptions
"K.M.H" written in ink on corner; "GIFT OF // CANADIAN // RED [Red Cross logo] CROSS // SOCIETY" stamped on patch
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Box (?)
Dimension Notes
Length 171.3 cm x Width 102.7 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: Ink on Red Cross patch very faded; some lint buildup; creasing from folded storage.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Miriam Ruth Howard
Research Facts
Owned and used by Nursing Sister Lt. Miriam Hartrick during World War II. Miriam (Hartrick) Kelly (1909-2001) graduated from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1931. She served in England, France and Italy during World War II.
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002001011 a-b
Description
Bicycle lamp; stamped steel construction, painted; to one side is attached a hemispherical housing for the bulb, lens and mirror, which are held in place by a threaded circular steel lid or fastener; the battery pack is a flat-sided ovoid with an attachment bracket brazed or soldered to the opposit…
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Accession Number
002001011 a-b
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Description
Bicycle lamp; stamped steel construction, painted; to one side is attached a hemispherical housing for the bulb, lens and mirror, which are held in place by a threaded circular steel lid or fastener; the battery pack is a flat-sided ovoid with an attachment bracket brazed or soldered to the opposite side of the lamp; access to batteries is by a lid that slides off and on, contact being maintained by a chrome knob; the batteries themselves are two cylinders wrapped with cardboard; the contact points are soldered together with lead; brass connectors are used to establish contact with the points on the inside of the casing.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - batteries - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
b - lamp - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 9.3 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick, a nursing sister, during W W II.
Maker
Everready
Site Made (City)
Holloway/London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
metal: black; silver
glass: clear
paper: white; orange; blue
Inscriptions
"EVERREADY LONGLIFE" appears on the chrome battery contact knob adjustment; "No. [the "o" superscripted and positioned over the "."] 800 // Made in England // EVERREADY // DRY BATTERY // REG'D TRADE MARK" on lable of battery; "INCLUDES // 11 D ["D" superscripted and very small] // PUR. TAX // MANYFACTURED BY // THE EVERREADY // CO. GB LTD." on battery label; "PATENT NO 217 135 // MADE IN ENGLAND" is stamped into the metal at the bottom of the lamp.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-6
Condition Remarks
There is extensive corrosion on the inner surface of the battery pack, and some patches under the attachment bracket; lens of lamp bears scratches; contained original batteries, which seem to be in very good condition.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Doug Hildebrand, Curator, Military Communication & Electronics Museum; CD #6
Research Facts
Civilian item bought as accessory to other gear; found in barracks box 001.001.005
Images
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bicycle pants clip

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002001013 a-b
Description
Two pants clips, which are horseshoe-shaped strips of spring steel; they are bent inwards, with outward-pointing ends like an omega symbol; the steel is painted black..
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Accession Number
002001013 a-b
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- uniform -- World War II
Description
Two pants clips, which are horseshoe-shaped strips of spring steel; they are bent inwards, with outward-pointing ends like an omega symbol; the steel is painted black..
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - clip - Size: Length 25.5 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
b - clip - Size: Length 25.5 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
metal: black
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Condition Remarks
Very slight wear on paint; evidence of slight corrosion beneath paint.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Doug Hildebrand, Curator, Military Communications & Electronics Museum; found inside 002.001.019; CD #6
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002001058
Description
Comb made of blue translucent sliver-flake plastic; has 48 teeth, two missing and two broken; comb is rectangular with a thickened extension of the spine flanking the teeth at either end.
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Accession Number
002001058
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Hygiene
MM= Household Articles -- comb
Description
Comb made of blue translucent sliver-flake plastic; has 48 teeth, two missing and two broken; comb is rectangular with a thickened extension of the spine flanking the teeth at either end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Maker
Lutralite
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
plastic: blue with silver flakes
Inscriptions
"LUTRALITE" molded into the plastic; "MADE IN CANADA" molded into plastic on reverse.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-10
Dimension Notes
Length 11.8 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Deposits of dirt between teeth; four teeth broken
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002001060
Description
Comb made of pink plastic; appears to be a broken piece of a larger comb; spine of comb is curved inwards.
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Accession Number
002001060
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Hygiene
MM= Household Articles -- comb
Description
Comb made of pink plastic; appears to be a broken piece of a larger comb; spine of comb is curved inwards.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
plastic: pink
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-10
Dimension Notes
Length 6.3 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Advanced deterioration of plastic; deformed and blistered with extensive dirt deposits; comb is broken.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002001057
Description
Muff; cylindrical, plush, lined with a black satin-type fabric; outer surface is of black faux fur; hole for hands extends through length of muff; in the upper surface there is a zippered pocket with a metal ball-chain type of pull; on the upper corner of the muff is a loop of rope or string that s…
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Accession Number
002001057
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory
Description
Muff; cylindrical, plush, lined with a black satin-type fabric; outer surface is of black faux fur; hole for hands extends through length of muff; in the upper surface there is a zippered pocket with a metal ball-chain type of pull; on the upper corner of the muff is a loop of rope or string that secures to the wearer's wrist; the pocket is lined with a gauzy liner of white cotton fabric.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
fabric: white; black
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"MESH // LOK" stamped vertically in the body of the zipper
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C7-4
Dimension Notes
Length 38.0 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 9.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Some threadbare patches along seams at either end between the fur and the lining; fabric around zipper is fraying slightly
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Images
Less detail

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