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Dates
1927
circa 1927
Collection
Queenie Cooke Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
996023027
Description
Navy woollen cape with red wool lining; "BGH" embroidered on right collar; construction: one semicircular piece with a pair of shoulder darts for shaping; one hook and eye at neck; exterior two-button removable tab closure at chest level; missing fabric tab; inside left facing is a coin pocket with…
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Accession Number
996023027
Collection
Queenie Cooke Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
Navy woollen cape with red wool lining; "BGH" embroidered on right collar; construction: one semicircular piece with a pair of shoulder darts for shaping; one hook and eye at neck; exterior two-button removable tab closure at chest level; missing fabric tab; inside left facing is a coin pocket with machine-embroidered initials "BAC"; a metal fastener at the neck and a metal chain at the back for hanging.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Pat Daniels, the nephew of the original owner, Queenie Cooke, 1927 KGH Nursing graduate
Maker
Lac-Mac
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1927
circa 1927
Date Remarks
Queenie Cooke began working at the Belleville General Hospital after she graduated
Material
fabric: red; blue; black; yellow
plastic: black
metal: dark grey
Inscriptions
The letters "BGH" are embroidered at the left collar; the letters "BAC" are embroidered below the inside pocket; a woven manufacturer's label reads, "Lac-Mac // London // Canada"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 CLOSET A-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 94.5 cm. x Width: 124.0 cm. x Depth: 2.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
The cape is reasonably clean and complete; there is no excessive wear visible; the inner lining has four very small holes (likely made by moths); no other damage is visible inside or outside; #2: lining has six small moth holes on right panel.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Images
Less detail
Dates
1967
1971
circa 1967-1971
Collection
Christine Brown Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
008040001
Description
White fabric one-piece double breasted princess style nurse's uniform consists of short sleeves with french cuffs; right sleeve has a red fabric cross stitched on; open to the waist; cross over front closure with metal snaps at top and bottom and requires five button closure and five decorative but…
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Accession Number
008040001
Collection
Christine Brown Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
White fabric one-piece double breasted princess style nurse's uniform consists of short sleeves with french cuffs; right sleeve has a red fabric cross stitched on; open to the waist; cross over front closure with metal snaps at top and bottom and requires five button closure and five decorative buttons on opposite side; two slant inset pockets at hips; two piece back belt requires button closure; back sleeve gusset; buttons required are shank and cotter pin style; requried to complete the uniform are a pair of red fabric inserts into the sleeve cuffs, a pair of white button style cufflinks and twelve white shank button with cotter pin closure.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by donor, Christine Brown.
Maker
Lac-Mac
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1967
1971
circa 1967-1971
Date Remarks
Donor's graduation date.
Material
fabric: white, red
metal: silver
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on fabric label: "Lac-Mac // Size 12"; woven into fabric label: "FORTREL and cotton"; Handwritten inside: "53"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-CLOSET
Temporary Location
Exhibit: "For Service to Humanity: Nursing Education at Kingston General Hospital" Nov 13, 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 90.5 cm x Width 85.0 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Christine Brown; CD #1
Research Facts
Donor wore this student nurse's uniform during nurse's training at Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1971.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
Collection
Christine Brown Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
008040002
Description
White polyester and cotton one-piece double breasted princess style short nurse's uniform consists of short sleeves with french cuffs; ladies size 12; right sleeve has a red fabric cross stitched on; open to the waist; cross over front closure with metal snaps at top shoulder and waist; buttons sho…
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Accession Number
008040002
Collection
Christine Brown Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
White polyester and cotton one-piece double breasted princess style short nurse's uniform consists of short sleeves with french cuffs; ladies size 12; right sleeve has a red fabric cross stitched on; open to the waist; cross over front closure with metal snaps at top shoulder and waist; buttons should be 2.0 cm white domed plastic shank and cotter pin style; with five button closure and five decorative buttons on opposite side; all buttons are missing; two slant inset pockets at hips; two piece inset half back belt with button closure; back sleeve gusset; measurement from center back neck to hem 86.1 cm; skirt circumference 59.1 cm.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by donor, Christine (Rafuse) Brown
Maker
Lac-Mac
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's graduation date
Material
fabric: white, red
metal: silver
ink: black
plastic: white
Inscriptions
Woven into on fabric label: "LAC-MAC // SIZE 12 // FORTREL AND COTTON"; handwritten inside: "53 // C. RAFUSE".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet A
Dimension Notes
Length 86.1 cm x Width 59.7 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
Christine Brown; CD #7
Research Facts
Donor wore this uniform during her four years of student nurse's training at Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1971.
Images
Less detail