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Dates
1927
circa 1927
Collection
Maude M. Prong Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002030001
Description
Unbleached cotton machine-sewn nurse’s apron with attached bib; apron skirt is gathered at the waist; bib is secured by two long shoulder straps with holes near the ends for buttons; there is a buttonhole at the bib collar and one at each end of the waistband, no buttons are included; patch pocket …
Accession Number
002030001
Collection
Maude M. Prong Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Unbleached cotton machine-sewn nurse’s apron with attached bib; apron skirt is gathered at the waist; bib is secured by two long shoulder straps with holes near the ends for buttons; there is a buttonhole at the bib collar and one at each end of the waistband, no buttons are included; patch pocket to right of skirt; skirt has been taken in at the waist by hand on both sides; open hem length is 162.6 cm; center neck to hem measures 112.9 cm; bottom of waistband to hem measures 79.1 cm; waist circumference is 72.0 cm.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Maude M. Prong; donated to museum by daughter-in-law Jill Curzon.
Dates
1927
circa 1927
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
fabric: white, blue
Inscriptions
"Maude M. Prong" in blue script on fabric tag at waist
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet I
Dimension Notes
Length (straps extended) 171.5 cm x Width (lying flat) 162.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Black stain at right skirt above hem; orange stain at center front of skirt; round grey stain at top right bib; holes throughout above hem as if stitches were pulled out; tear at top left corner of skirt pocket; tear at right waistband; hole center front of bib at waist seam; small hole at top right bib; hole at left waistband near buttonhole
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Jill Curzon
Research Facts
Maude Prong worked at Guelph Hospital between 1927 and 1929.
Exhibit History
On exhibit "Francophone Experience in WW I War Hospital, 1914-1918," at the Museoparc Vanier Museopark, 9 June 2014.
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nurses photographs

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Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Collection
Maude M. Prong Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Patient Care
Archival, Photograph
Accession Number
002030003
Description
One black paper sheet from a photograph album with two punched holes on side and contains six monotone photographs of nurses over both sides; four images show nurses graduation day of four friends and group shots of each of the four; nurses are in white uniforms including shoes, stockings, caps and…
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Accession Number
002030003
Collection
Maude M. Prong Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Patient Care
Archival, Photograph
MeSH Heading
Nursing
Nurse
Description
One black paper sheet from a photograph album with two punched holes on side and contains six monotone photographs of nurses over both sides; four images show nurses graduation day of four friends and group shots of each of the four; nurses are in white uniforms including shoes, stockings, caps and are carrying a large bouquet of roses, carrying their graduation certificates and wearing their graduation pin; standing outside in front of the c1927 Nurses Residence on O’Kill Street; one photograph of a nurse in white uniform in a possibly patient ward; one photograph of nurse in long white uniform and black boots holding an infant bundled up for a cool day.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Maude M. Prong; donated to museum by daughter-in-law Jill Curzon.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Material
paper: black, cream
ink: brown, black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
Length
29.2 cm
Width
17.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Images colour is slightly fading; black paper album page which the photographs are glued onto is slightly ripped, crinkled and bent at corners
Copy Type
original
Research Facts
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Exhibit History
.
Images
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Dates
1927
circa 1927
Collection
Maude M. Prong Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002030002
Description
One-piece knee-length machine-sewn nurse's uniform dress in a shirtwaist style with a one-piece high-stand notched collar and long sleeves with buttoned roll-up cuffs; one patch pocket at left breast and one at right hip; inset fabric belt tapers to a point at overlap at centre waist, at the point …
Accession Number
002030002
Collection
Maude M. Prong Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
One-piece knee-length machine-sewn nurse's uniform dress in a shirtwaist style with a one-piece high-stand notched collar and long sleeves with buttoned roll-up cuffs; one patch pocket at left breast and one at right hip; inset fabric belt tapers to a point at overlap at centre waist, at the point there is a buttonhole for a sew-through button; five eyelets for removable buttons down the front of the dress, three above the belt and two below; false button placket continues to hem; two eyelets for removable buttons at each cuff; no buttons present; open hem length 169.0 cm; skirt from waist seam to hem measures 63.7 cm; centre back of neck to hem measures 105.0 cm; chest circumference 90.8 cm and waist circumference 68.4 cm; garment has been altered at the waist and is currently the approximate equivalent of a US catalogue size 6-8.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Maude M. Prong; donated to museum by daughter-in-law Jill Curzon.
Maker
Bob Evans
Site Made (City)
Baltimore
Site Made (State)
Maryland
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1927
circa 1927
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
fabric: white, navy
Inscriptions
Navy thread on manufacturer's tag at collar: "Bob Evans // THE ARISTOCRAT OF // UNIFORMS"; stamped at bottom of manufacturer's tag at collar: "1457-14"; stamped on tag at waist: "24263"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet A
Dimension Notes
Length 109.6 cm x Width 84.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Missing button at waist; March 2014: uniform was washed and ironed without starch in preparation for a loan
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Jill Curzon
Research Facts
Maude Prong worked at Guelph Hospital between 1927 and 1929.
Exhibit History
On exhibit "Francophone Experience in WW I War Hospital, 1914-1918," at the Museoparc Vanier Museopark, 9 June 2014.
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