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Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Collection
Ernest Lloyd Hanna Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Classification
Home Health Care
Accession Number
012011004 a-b
Description
Single piece molded rubber work boot for a left foot (a) with attached felt insole and metal grommets for a shoelace (b).
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Accession Number
012011004 a-b
Collection
Ernest Lloyd Hanna Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Classification
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Shoes
Description
Single piece molded rubber work boot for a left foot (a) with attached felt insole and metal grommets for a shoelace (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a – boot – Size: Length 31.1 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 16.0 cm
b – shoelace – Size: Length 82.8 cm x Width 0.6 cm
Provenance
Owned by Ernest Lloyd Hanna; donated to museum by granddaughter Tanya Garofalo.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
rubber: black, red
fabric: tan, grey, black
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Round green stamp on interior of ankle of three concentric circles, the second of which contains some illegible text and the innermost circle contains what looks like either "ED" or a crown; "MADE IN ENGLAND MADE IN ENGLAND // D 22 2241" molded into sole
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-V1-3
Condition Remarks
Boot has some ground-in dirt that could not be removed; fabric is frayed at the ankle and discoloured on the inside; sole of the boot shows signs of wear; shoelace is frayed in several places
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Tanya Garofalo; arrived on leg prosthesis 012011001 a-b.
Research Facts
Ernest Lloyd Hanna was born in 1888 and lost his left leg following an accident on his farm in Lyn, Ontario at age 35. He continued to work on his farm with a prosthetic leg and cane for balance; used the same two prosthetic legs until his death in 1969.
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Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Collection
Ernest Lloyd Hanna Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Classification
Home Health Care
Accession Number
012011007 a-b
Description
Single piece molded rubber work boot for a left foot (a) with painted metal grommets for a shoelace (b); shoelace is torn and only has one aglet.
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Accession Number
012011007 a-b
Collection
Ernest Lloyd Hanna Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Classification
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Shoes
Description
Single piece molded rubber work boot for a left foot (a) with painted metal grommets for a shoelace (b); shoelace is torn and only has one aglet.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a – boot – Size: Length 28.2 cm x Width 9.4 cm x Depth 16.5 cm
b – shoelace – Size: Length 19.6 cm x Width 0.5 cm
Provenance
Owned by Ernest Lloyd Hanna; donated to museum by granddaughter Tanya Garofalo.
Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
rubber: black
fabric: tan, black
metal: black
Inscriptions
Canoe on water over two crossed oars molded into toe
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-V1-3
Condition Remarks
Paint is chipping from grommets; significant amounts of ingrained dirt could not be removed; hole in center front toe through rubber and one layer of fabric; rubber worn at heel; fabric fraying at ankle; signs of wear and cracking at sole; shoelace torn and tied to smaller pieces; shoelace only has one aglet
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Tanya Garofalo; arrived on leg prosthesis 012011005.
Research Facts
Ernest Lloyd Hanna was born in 1888 and lost his left leg following an accident on his farm in Lyn, Ontario at age 35. He continued to work on his farm with a prosthetic leg and cane for balance; used the same two prosthetic legs until his death in 1969.
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commemorative pin

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact943
Dates
1927
1942
circa 1927-1942
Collection
Queenie Cooke Collection
Category
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Nursing
Commemorative
Accession Number
996023002
Description
Oval gold-coloured metal pin with a straight pin and clasp at the back to allow it to be attached to clothing; the front of the pin has dark blue enamel along the outside edges, with gold lettering on top; the centre of the pin has a crest with four symbols (flowers, hospital cross, a caduceus symb…
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Accession Number
996023002
Collection
Queenie Cooke Collection
Category
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Nursing
Commemorative
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Oval gold-coloured metal pin with a straight pin and clasp at the back to allow it to be attached to clothing; the front of the pin has dark blue enamel along the outside edges, with gold lettering on top; the centre of the pin has a crest with four symbols (flowers, hospital cross, a caduceus symbol and a lamp).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Pat Daniels, the nephew of the original owner, Queenie Cooke, graduate of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1927.
Maker
Birks
Dates
1927
1942
circa 1927-1942
Date Remarks
Miss Cooke began working at the Belleville General Hospital after she graduated
Material
metal: yellow
enamel: dark blue
Inscriptions
Front edges of pin read, "BELLEVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL. // 15"; the back of the pin is stamped, "BIRKS // GF" in the centre.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Length
1.1 cm
Width
1.6 cm
Depth
0.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length: 1.1 cm. x Width: 1.6 cm. x Depth: 0.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
The solder joining the clasp to the pin has darkened; there are no missing sections and no excessive wear on the pin; the back pin and clasp work
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Websites
Reference Comments
Quinte Health Care, "History". https://www.qhc.on.ca/history-p36.php#:~:text=In%201983%2C%20ownership%20of%20the,and%20Trenton%20in%20November%201998.
"BGH Museum of Health Care," Quinte Health Care. https://www.qhc.on.ca/bgh-museum.php
Research Facts
The Belleville General Hospital was built from the fundraising efforts of the Women's Christian Association in Belleville, and opened on July 20th, 1886. It had at that time three nurses and eight beds. The Belleville General Hospital School of Nursing had their first class graduates in 1895, of only five nurses. The classes grew over the years to as many as forty in a class. Their last nursing class graduated in 1970. Nursing education was a three year program.
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commemorative pin

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact945
Dates
1927
1947
circa 1927-1947
Collection
Queenie Cooke Collection
Category
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Nursing
Commemorative
Accession Number
996023004
Description
Oval gold-coloured metal pin with a straight pin and clasp at the back to allow it to be attached to clothing; the front of the pin has dark blue enamel along the outside edges, with gold lettering on top; the centre of the pin has a crest with four symbols (flowers, a hospital cross, a caduceus an…
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Accession Number
996023004
Collection
Queenie Cooke Collection
Category
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Nursing
Commemorative
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Oval gold-coloured metal pin with a straight pin and clasp at the back to allow it to be attached to clothing; the front of the pin has dark blue enamel along the outside edges, with gold lettering on top; the centre of the pin has a crest with four symbols (flowers, a hospital cross, a caduceus and a lamp)
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Pat Daniels, the nephew of the original owner, Queenie Cooke, graduate of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1927.
Maker
Birks
Dates
1927
1947
circa 1927-1947
Date Remarks
Miss Cooke began working at the Belleville General Hospital after she graduated
Material
metal: yellow
plastic: dark blue
Inscriptions
The front edges of the pin read, "BELLEVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL // 20"; the back of the pin is
stamped, "BIRKS // GF"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Length
1.1 cm
Width
1.6 cm
Depth
0.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length: 1.1 cm. x Width: 1.6 cm. x Depth: 0.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
There are no missing sections, corrosion or excessive wear visible on the pin; the back pin and clasp work
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Websites
Reference Comments
"BGH Museum of Health Care," Quinte Health Care. https://www.qhc.on.ca/bgh-museum.php
Quinte Health Care, "History". https://www.qhc.on.ca/history-p36.php#:~:text=In%201983%2C%20ownership%20of%20the,and%20Trenton%20in%20November%201998.
Research Facts
The Belleville General Hospital was built from the fundraising efforts of the Women's Christian Association in Belleville, and opened on July 20th, 1886. It had at that time three nurses and eight beds. The Belleville General Hospital School of Nursing had their first class graduates in 1895, of only five nurses. The classes grew over the years to as many as forty in a class. Their last nursing class graduated in 1970. Nursing education was a three year program.
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commemorative pin

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact946
Dates
1927
1937
circa 1927-1937
Collection
Queenie Cooke Collection
Category
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Nursing
Commemorative
Accession Number
996023005
Description
Oval silver pin with a straight pin and clasp at the back to allow it to be attached to clothing; the front of the pin has silver edges with engraved letters and a central blue enamelled section with a silver crest in the centre; the crest has four symbols (flowers, a hospital cross, a caduceus and…
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Accession Number
996023005
Collection
Queenie Cooke Collection
Category
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Nursing
Commemorative
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Oval silver pin with a straight pin and clasp at the back to allow it to be attached to clothing; the front of the pin has silver edges with engraved letters and a central blue enamelled section with a silver crest in the centre; the crest has four symbols (flowers, a hospital cross, a caduceus and a lamp)
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Pat Daniels, the nephew of the original owner, Queenie Cooke, graduate of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1927.
Maker
Birks
Dates
1927
1937
circa 1927-1937
Date Remarks
Miss Cooke began working at the Belleville General Hospital after she graduated
Material
silver: silver
enamel: dark blue
Inscriptions
The front engraved edges read, "BELLEVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL // 10"; the back of the pin is stamped, "BIRKS // STERLING"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Length
1.1 cm
Width
1.6 cm
Depth
0.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length: 1.1 cm. x Width: 1.6 cm. x Depth: 0.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
The silver is tarnished; the pin has no missing sections or excessive wear; the back pin and clasp work; polishing is recommended prior to display
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Websites
Reference Comments
"BGH Museum of Health Care," Quinte Health Care. https://www.qhc.on.ca/bgh-museum.php
Quinte Health Care, "History". https://www.qhc.on.ca/history-p36.php#:~:text=In%201983%2C%20ownership%20of%20the,and%20Trenton%20in%20November%201998.
Research Facts
The Belleville General Hospital was built from the fundraising efforts of the Women's Christian Association in Belleville, and opened on July 20th, 1886. It had at that time three nurses and eight beds. The Belleville General Hospital School of Nursing had their first class graduates in 1895, of only five nurses. The classes grew over the years to as many as forty in a class. Their last nursing class graduated in 1970. Nursing education was a three year program.
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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
Claire Ellen Penman Bennett Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
Commemorative
Accession Number
008003001 a-c
Description
Gold graduation ring with octagonal face depicting a simplified Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing insignia including a centered red cross painted in enamel (a); rectangular cardboard box with padded velvet interior with a slit for the ring to be inserted (b); lid for box has decorative vi…
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Accession Number
008003001 a-c
Collection
Claire Ellen Penman Bennett Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
Commemorative
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Gold graduation ring with octagonal face depicting a simplified Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing insignia including a centered red cross painted in enamel (a); rectangular cardboard box with padded velvet interior with a slit for the ring to be inserted (b); lid for box has decorative vine pattern around top edges (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - ring - Size: Length 2.0 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
b - box - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
c - lid - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Provenance
Owned by Claire Ellen Penman Bennett, donated by her daughter Marilyn E. Bennett.
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Date Remarks
Marked on object.
Material
metal: yellow
enamel: red
paper: white
fabric: purple
ink: yellow
Inscriptions
Moulded onto face of ring: "K // G // H // 25"; engraved inside ring: "C. E. P. // S. Bs.".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Condition Remarks
Ring shows minor tarnishing and wear along edges; box lid has separated corners and bottom box is misshapen on one side.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website, "KGH School of Nursing," (https://kingstonhsc.ca/kgh-school-nursing)
Research Facts
Claire Ellen Penman Bennett graduated from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1925. upon her graduation from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing.
The first official graduating class of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was in 1888; the school was created in order to educate nurses as the demand for them increased, as well as providing a labour force to the hospital. When the first nurses graduated, they were given a certificate of completion, twenty five dollars, and a nursing medal. Over the years, nurses were sometimes given pins and/or rings or other memorabilia to commemorate their graduation from the school.
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Dates
1925
1930
circa 1925-1930
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Personal Care
Classification
Personal Care
Hair Care Objects
Accession Number
996028012
Description
Small tubular paper package with gold lettering; includes 17 hair pins; pins with white glass heads inserted downwards into a rolled paper filling that fits inside the tube.
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Accession Number
996028012
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Personal Care
Classification
Personal Care
Hair Care Objects
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Small tubular paper package with gold lettering; includes 17 hair pins; pins with white glass heads inserted downwards into a rolled paper filling that fits inside the tube.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, Class of 1928 Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Graduate.
Maker
Britannia Berry
Site Made (City)
Redditch
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1925
1930
circa 1925-1930
Material
paper: black
metal: silver; blue
glass: white
Inscriptions
On package: "BRITANNIA BERRY PINS // BRITANNIA BRAND // NEEDLE POINTS // TRADE MARK // No. 835 REDDITCH // MADE IN ENGLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Length
3.4 cm
Width
1.3 cm
Diameter
4.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 3.4 cm. x Width 1.3 cm. x Diameter: 4.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper around the base of the package is worn down appearing white along the right edge; the metal of the pins has turned blue
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
"Listing of the Nora Valleau Collection" by H. Blyth; "Information re KGH Nursing Uniforms"
Research Facts
Used for securing Valleau's nursing cap to hair; clothing accessories for nurses' uniforms include cufflinks, pins, cap, collars, bibs
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Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Personal Care
Classification
Personal Care
Hair Care Objects
Accession Number
996028013
Description
Small tubular paper package with gold lettering; includes 11 pins with white glass heads inserted downwards into a rolled paper filling that fits inside the tube.
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Accession Number
996028013
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Personal Care
Classification
Personal Care
Hair Care Objects
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Small tubular paper package with gold lettering; includes 11 pins with white glass heads inserted downwards into a rolled paper filling that fits inside the tube.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduate Class of 1928.
Maker
Britannia Brand
Site Made (City)
Redditch
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Material
paper: black
metal: silver; blue
glass: white
Inscriptions
On package: ""GIANT" // BERRY PINS // BRITANNIA, TRADE MARK, BRAND // NEEDLE POINTS // No. 851. REDDITCH // MADE IN ENGLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Length
4.0 cm
Width
1.7 cm
Diameter
5.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 4.0 cm. x Width 1.7 cm. x Diameter: 5.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Package paper worn away to reveal white areas along top and bottom rims; gold lettering wearing thin; 7 of the 11 pins exhibit yellowing of the white glass heads; pin metal has turned blue
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
"Listing of the Nora Valleau Collection" by H. Blyth; "Information re KGH Nursing Uniforms"
Research Facts
Used for securing Valleau's nursing cap to her hair; clothing accessories for nurses' uniforms include cufflinks, pins, cap, collars, bibs
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Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Personal Care
Classification
Personal Care
Hair Care Objects
Accession Number
996028014
Description
Small tubular paper package in cream with blue lettering and a red diagonal banner; "cross fox" trade mark design (two crossed foxes) appears at top left corner under the word "MORRALL'S"; 10 pins with white glass beads are inserted downwards into a grey rolled paper filling that fits inside the tu…
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Accession Number
996028014
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Personal Care
Classification
Personal Care
Hair Care Objects
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Small tubular paper package in cream with blue lettering and a red diagonal banner; "cross fox" trade mark design (two crossed foxes) appears at top left corner under the word "MORRALL'S"; 10 pins with white glass beads are inserted downwards into a grey rolled paper filling that fits inside the tube.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1928.
Maker
Morrall's
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Material
paper: cream; blue; red; grey
metal: silver
glass: white
Inscriptions
On package: "MORRALL'S // CROSS FOX // BRAND // MULBERRY REGISTERED // TOILET PIN // Made in England"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Length
4.1 cm
Width
1.5 cm
Diameter
4.7 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 4.1 cm. x Width 1.5 cm. x Diameter: 4.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Package paper has yellowed slightly due to age and exhibits moderate surface dirt; 8 of the 10 pins exhibit rust around the top where the metal touches the glass heads
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Archives
Reference Comments
"Listing of the Nora Valleau Collection" by H. Blyth; "Information re KGH Nursing Uniforms"
"Abel Morrall Limited", Creator Record. Grey Roots Museum and Archives. https://greyroots.pastperfectonline.com/bycreator?keyword=Abel+Morrall+Limited
Research Facts
Used for securing Valleau's nursing cap to her hair; clothing accessories for nurses' uniforms include cufflinks, pins, cap, collars, bibs.
Abel Morrall Ltd. was a needle making company based in Redditch, Worchestershire, England. The company began in the late 1700s and owned 60 factories in Redditch, making at one time over 2.5 million needles a week.
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Nursing case in Museum, Nov. 21 1997
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ladies wrist watch

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact495
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Personal Care
Toiletries
Nursing
Classification
Personal Care
Toiletries
Nursing
Accession Number
996028010
Description
A ladies' wrist watch with white circular face, chromium setting and band supports and brown fabric straps; black numbers on face; no number "6" -- instead there is a small seconds counter between the "7" and "5"; reverse is engraved with "N. Valleau" in script
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Accession Number
996028010
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Personal Care
Toiletries
Nursing
Classification
Personal Care
Toiletries
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A ladies' wrist watch with white circular face, chromium setting and band supports and brown fabric straps; black numbers on face; no number "6" -- instead there is a small seconds counter between the "7" and "5"; reverse is engraved with "N. Valleau" in script
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1928.
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Material
metal: silver; white; black
fabric: brown
glass or plastic: clear
Inscriptions
No distinguishing marks except for the engraved name "N. Valleau", in script, on the reverse; no manufacturer's mark [see accession sheet for sketch]
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-3
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 21.0 cm. x Width 2.8 cm. x Depth 1.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
No longer in working condition; third watch arm for seconds indicator is detached; white face has surface dirt; chromium setting has 5 mm wide black stain located directly above the number "11" and extends back to the left strap post; lower strap has pinkish accretions on surface at metal strap post and 5.3 mm down (on reverse); green stains on both straps -- on lower strap where metal catch rested and on top strap on surface touching metal catch
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Personal artifact of N. Valleau; possibly dates to her professional career
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Museum, Jan. 22, 2001-June 9, 2008.
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