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doily [patient craft]

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Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Mental Health
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
Mental Health, Treatment
Accession Number
000003051
Description
Flat, oval-shaped white cotton fabric doily that has an embroidered floral and geometric design at the top, bottom, right and left sides; the outer edges below the designs are scalloped and the rest are flat; the needlework has been done by hand, and all four designs are the same.
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Accession Number
000003051
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Mental Health
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
Mental Health, Treatment
MeSH Heading
Household Articles
Mental Health
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- patient
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- occupational therapy
Mental Health -- treatment -- rehabilitation
Mental Health -- treatment -- therapy -- crafts
Mental Health -- treatment -- therapy -- art therapy
Description
Flat, oval-shaped white cotton fabric doily that has an embroidered floral and geometric design at the top, bottom, right and left sides; the outer edges below the designs are scalloped and the rest are flat; the needlework has been done by hand, and all four designs are the same.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Patient at Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
fabric: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
BOX 18
Dimension Notes
Length 56.6 cm x Width 52.2 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
The cloth has no tears or holes, but some staining is visible; there is one long, thin brown stain that runs the length of the runner and five other small stains.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Connie Cox, retired KPH nurse; CD #3
Research Facts
Done as an occupational therapy project by a patient at KPH.
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doily [patient craft]

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Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Mental Health
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
Mental Health, Treatment
Accession Number
000003058
Description
A round doily, which consists of a round, flat cloth central piece with crocheted scalloped edges.
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Accession Number
000003058
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Mental Health
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
Mental Health, Treatment
MeSH Heading
Household Articles
Mental Health
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- patient
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- occupational therapy
Mental Health -- treatment -- rehabilitation
Mental Health -- treatment -- therapy -- crafts
Mental Health -- treatment -- therapy -- art therapy
Description
A round doily, which consists of a round, flat cloth central piece with crocheted scalloped edges.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Material
fabric: white
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Box 8
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 x Width 21.0 x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: The cloth shows minor wear, but no tears or holes; the front shows one small, dark brown stain, a lighter ring stain and a water stain.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Connie Cox, retired KPH nurse; CD #3
Research Facts
Possibly made by a patient as occupational therapy.
Exhibit History
In case 3 of exhibit "Asylum" The Story of Kingston Psychiatric Hospital, Dec. 5, 2000; Main lobby, Westwood building, K.P.H.
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doily [patient craft]

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Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Mental Health
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
Mental Health, Treatment
Accession Number
000003059
Description
A square doily, which consists of a square, flat cloth central piece with a wide white cotton crocheted border, rounded at each corner.
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Accession Number
000003059
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Mental Health
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
Mental Health, Treatment
MeSH Heading
Household Articles
Mental Health
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- patient
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- occupational therapy
Mental Health -- treatment -- rehabilitation
Mental Health -- treatment -- therapy -- crafts
Mental Health -- treatment -- therapy -- art therapy
Description
A square doily, which consists of a square, flat cloth central piece with a wide white cotton crocheted border, rounded at each corner.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Material
fabric: off-white
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Box 8
Dimension Notes
Length 20.3 x Width 20.3 x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
2007: repaired small gaps and broken links; #1: The cloth shows some wear; there are no tears, but two small holes are visible; the crocheted border is broken in several places and one corner is unravelling.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Connie Cox, retired Kingston Psychiatric Hospital nurse
Research Facts
Possibly made by a patient as occupational therapy.
Exhibit History
On display, Providence Continuing Care Centre: "Rockwood Asylum: Refuge and Renewal 1878–1905" from Feb. 13, 2007 to 24 Nov 2016. In case 3 of exhibit "Asylum" The Story of Kingston Psychiatric Hospital, Dec. 5, 2000.
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The Empress Ball-Baring Lawn Mower [instruction leatlet]

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Dates
1937
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Mental Health
Archival Items
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Archival, Items
Archival, Mental Health
Accession Number
000003291 a
Description
Lawnmower instructions, which consists of one piece of paper, originally folded in two.
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Accession Number
000003291 a
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Mental Health
Archival Items
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Archival, Items
Archival, Mental Health
MeSH Heading
Archival
Mental Health
Mental Health -- archival
Mental Health -- archival -- instructional
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- occupational therapy
Mental Health -- treatment -- rehabilitation
Description
Lawnmower instructions, which consists of one piece of paper, originally folded in two.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Taylor-Forbes
Site Made (City)
Guelph
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1937
Date Remarks
Based on date printed at the bottom of the front page
Material
paper: white
Inscriptions
""THE EMPRESS" // Ball-Bearing // Lawn Mower" (please see photocopy)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #1
Dimension Notes
Length 21.3 cm x Width 27.9 cm
Condition Remarks
The instructions had been folded four times, and the top surface was dirty; the paper was yellowing; there were no holes or tears.
Copy Type
Original
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floor polisher

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Dates
1850
circa 1850
Collection
County of Lennox & Addington Museum and Archives Collection
Category
Mental Health
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Accession Number
996007001
Description
Wooden floor polisher with long wooden handle, base made from a block of wood with bristles on bottom, with a coarse, heavy, burlap-like band backed with rubber tacked to the base on three sides; base wood has gone dark with age.
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Accession Number
996007001
Collection
County of Lennox & Addington Museum and Archives Collection
Category
Mental Health
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
MeSH Heading
Mental Health
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- patient
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- occupational therapy
Mental Health -- treatment -- rehabilitation
Description
Wooden floor polisher with long wooden handle, base made from a block of wood with bristles on bottom, with a coarse, heavy, burlap-like band backed with rubber tacked to the base on three sides; base wood has gone dark with age.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by County of Lennox and Addington Museum and Archives; original provenance was Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1850
circa 1850
Date Remarks
Rockwood Asylum built in the 1840s
Material
wood: brown
bristle: beige
burlap: light grey
rubber: black
metal: dark grey
paint: black
Inscriptions
Top of base is marked with black paint which is still visible: "THREE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-Q1-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 164.0 cm. x Width: 44.0 cm. x Depth: 28.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Much-used, dark with age or stain, especially the base; nails used to secure burlap padding are beginning to rust; one deep crack in base at either side of handle; many small cracks throughout base; bristles on bottom are worn
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Research Facts
A very old, very heavy floor polisher, described by the owner as the oldest in Ontario; originally came from Rockwood Asylum, now Kingston Psychiatric Hospital; the polisher was dragged or pushed by hand; possibly made at Kingston Penitentiary by convict labour
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Pump House Museum, Kingston, Ontario L-2017-4; 24 April 2017 – 28 Aug 2017.
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Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Mental Health
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Accession Number
000003001
Description
Wooden floor polisher with a long, solid cylindrical handle and a rectangular-shaped wooden base that has a rounded top and a flat bottom and sides; there are three long rectangular-shaped bristle brushes attached to the bottom of the base; the handle is set into the top of the base and held in pla…
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Accession Number
000003001
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Mental Health
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
MeSH Heading
Mental Health
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- patient
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- occupational therapy
Mental Health -- treatment -- rehabilitation
Description
Wooden floor polisher with a long, solid cylindrical handle and a rectangular-shaped wooden base that has a rounded top and a flat bottom and sides; there are three long rectangular-shaped bristle brushes attached to the bottom of the base; the handle is set into the top of the base and held in place with three metal nails.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital; used at Leahurst nurses' residence.
Material
wood: brown
bristles: beige
metal: dark grey
paint: black
Inscriptions
The top of the base has the letters "L H" painted on it; the front of the base has the letters, "C. B." painted on it.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-Q2-4
Dimension Notes
Length 181.0 cm x Width 38.3 cm x Depth 15.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The wood of the floor polisher is complete; the sides of the base show cracks, and the front right corner has been cracked off; the bristles show wear, but are complete.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Connie Cox, retired KPH nurse; similar to 996.007.001; documentation for 996.007.001 (see attached photocopy); CD #3
Research Facts
Likely used by patients at Rockwood as occupational therapy.
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Pump House Museum, Kingston, Ontario L-2017-4; 24 April 2017 – 28 Aug 2017.
In case 3 of exhibit, "Asylum," the Story of Kingston Psychiatric Hospital, Dec. 5, 2000; Main lobby, Westwood building, K.P.H.
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Kapseals Amphedase

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Dates
1954
1960
circa 1954-1960
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
000001384 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, and is half full of capsules.
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Accession Number
000001384 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
MM= Drugs -- vitamin supplement, prescription -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Mental Health
Mental Health -- illness -- depression
Mental Health -- illness -- mood disorders
Mental Health -- illness -- substance abuse
Mental Health -- psychiatry
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs -- antidepressant
Mental Health -- treatment -- rehabilitation
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, and is half full of capsules.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1954
1960
circa 1954-1960
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
paper: beige; red; black
metal: black; grey
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "Pr 100 No. 392 // KAPSEALS® // AMPHEDASE // TRADEMARK // EACH KAPSEAL // REPRESENTS: // Dextro-Amphetamine // Sulplhate 2.5 mg. // Niacinamide 25 mg. // Thiamine // Hydrochloride 5 mg. // Ascorbic Acid 50 mg. // Taka-Diastase 300 mg. // (Aspergillus Oryzae // Enzymes) // DISPENSE IN GLASS // L E 280 A // Stock 15-392-4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "DOSE – Adults, 1 Kapseal three times daily, or // as directed by the physician. // NOTE: For Therapeutic Use Only. // 5 50 "; left side: CAUTION – Preparations containing Amphetamine // should be administered with caution to individuals // with hypertension or cardiovascular disease and are // contraindicated in Patients manifesting anxiety, hy- // perexcitability or undue restlessness."; bottom: "3 // D // 9600 // 2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row B
Length
a - 9.7 cm
Width
a - 4.3 cm
Depth
a - 2.8 cm b - 1.1 cm
Diameter
b - 2.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing, dirty, fading and tattered at edges; cap corroded around edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Mental Health
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Accession Number
000003417
Description
Metal livestock brand with a rod shaft and cylindrical wooden handle; brand created by a metal rod bent into the letters KPH then welded to the shaft.
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Accession Number
000003417
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Mental Health
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
MeSH Heading
Mental Health
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- patient
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- occupational therapy
Mental Health -- treatment -- rehabilitation
Animal Husbandry
Description
Metal livestock brand with a rod shaft and cylindrical wooden handle; brand created by a metal rod bent into the letters KPH then welded to the shaft.
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
metal: brown, grey, white
wood: brown
Inscriptions
Brand with the letters "K P H"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-P1-2
Dimension Notes
Length 57.2 cm x Width 9.2 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Wooden handle is loose and discoloured; metal shaft and the monogram are tarnished from overheating with white substance showing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Research Facts
The Kingston Psychiatric Hospital had a small farm with livestock, mostly cows as part of its rehabilitation program.
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Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Mental Health
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
Mental Health, Treatment
Accession Number
000003061
Description
Ink drawing on fabric done by a patient at KPH; the fabric is flat and rectangular-shaped and has pen and ink drawings of 17 subjects related to the patient's life.
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Accession Number
000003061
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Mental Health
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
Mental Health, Treatment
MeSH Heading
Art
Art Therapy
Rehabilitation
Textiles
Mental Health
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- patient
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- occupational therapy
Mental Health -- treatment -- rehabilitation
Mental Health -- treatment -- therapy -- crafts
Mental Health -- treatment -- therapy -- art therapy
Description
Ink drawing on fabric done by a patient at KPH; the fabric is flat and rectangular-shaped and has pen and ink drawings of 17 subjects related to the patient's life.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
fabric: light beige
ink: red; purple; green; black
Inscriptions
The drawings are labelled as follows: "CANADA - // DIRECTION"; "Kingston - Ont - // CANADA - "; "AFRICA - "; "DRESDEN - "; "Mrs. // Rosenbaum // here // E.R. // Lüdenscheid - // Westfalia"; "SACHSEN"; "TEXAS"; "MEXICO"; "Budapest - // Hungeria"; "GERMANY"; "SCOT // Country - // DANC // Good- // bye"; "MIAMI"; "FLORIDA"; "This is my // Friend // Please!"; U.S.A. // Curch - "; "FRANCE"; "PARIS"; "TIROL"; (maker's name)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet J
Dimension Notes
Length 107.6 cm x Width 50.6 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: The cloth is complete, with no holes or tears; there are several fold marks in the cloth and minor unravelling at the top and bottom.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Connie Cox, retired KPH nurse; CD #3
Research Facts
Patient art done as occupational therapy
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Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Mental Health
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Accession Number
000003387
Description
Hand-forged iron cutting blade for moulding plane with design cut out for a decorative moulding
Accession Number
000003387
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Mental Health
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
MeSH Heading
Mental Health
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- patient
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- occupational therapy
Mental Health -- treatment -- rehabilitation
Mental Health -- treatment -- therapy -- crafts
Description
Hand-forged iron cutting blade for moulding plane with design cut out for a decorative moulding
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Made at the Rockwood Asylum
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Material
metal: darkish grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-7
Dimension Notes
Length 20.6 cm x Width 3.9 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows some discolouration of metal; cutting edge very sharp
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
Providence Continuing Care Centre,"Rockwood Asylum: Refuge and Renewal 1878 - 1905" from 13 February 2007
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