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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
Images
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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.
  1 image  
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
Images
Less detail