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L'Ambulancière [postcard]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9019
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Items
Nursing
Archival, Images
Archival, Military
Military Medicine
Accession Number
002050402
Description
A postcard showing nurse with blue fabric military head scarf with white fabric band and red cross in middle of band with bowed head and title "L'Ambulancière, Les Femmes Heroiques" on the front and postcard format with handwritten note in reverse without an addressee; note is illegible but states …
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Accession Number
002050402
Author
Em. Dupuis
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Items
Nursing
Archival, Images
Archival, Military
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Ambulances -- pictorial works
Art
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- Archival -- art
Military Medicine -- Archival -- pictorial works
Military Medicine -- Archival -- documents
Military Medicine -- Archival -- other
Military Medicine -- field ambulance
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Personnel -- nurse
Nursing
Description
A postcard showing nurse with blue fabric military head scarf with white fabric band and red cross in middle of band with bowed head and title "L'Ambulancière, Les Femmes Heroiques" on the front and postcard format with handwritten note in reverse without an addressee; note is illegible but states it was written at Headquarters, Christmas in Belguim Flanders 1915; the illustration is signed "Em Dupuis".
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Lt-Col. Fotheringham.
Maker
Paris Colour
Site Made (City)
Paris
Site Made (Country)
France
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
paper: tan
ink: white, sepia, blue, red, peach
Inscriptions
"Lt. Col. Fotheringham // Em Dupuis // L'Ambulancière // Who soothes our sorrows, Heals our Wounds // and wipes away our tears? // Old Father. // Les Femmes Héroïques // Vise Paris N0 39 Les Femmes Heroiques."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Assorted Binder A pg 16 a
Length
14.2 cm
Width
9.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 14.2 cm X Width 9.1 cm
Condition Remarks
shows wear along edges and slight yellowing on paper
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Jerry M. Kosanovich, "Emil Dupuis," World War I Propaganda Cards, http://www.ww1-propaganda-cards.com/emil_dupuis(1).html
Research Facts
Emil Dupuis was a French artist who created postcards during World War I. He is most well-known for his drawings of "French soldiers at the front (Nos Poilus), soldiers of France's Allies (Nos Alliés) and of enemy Central Powers soldiers (Leurs Caboches)."
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Anecdotes of Lord Nelson; or Leaves From Memory's Log [book]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14125
Dates
1843
1845
circa 1843-1845
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Publications
Nursing
Military Medicine
Archival, Military
Accession Number
012014007 a-c
Description
Blue pocket-size hardcover book (a) with bevelled edges on the front and back covers and contains two brown fabric bookmarks (b-c).; first chapter has a literary review dated Sept. 22 ,1843 and the last is a stanza written by a ‘Lady of 18 years: written on board the steam ship Britannia, June 13, …
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Accession Number
012014007 a-c
Author
G. S. Parsons. Lieut., R.N.
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Publications
Nursing
Military Medicine
Archival, Military
MeSH Heading
Literature
Nursing
Military Medicine -- Archival -- books
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Personnel -- nurse
Military Personnel -- personal belongings -- archival
Description
Blue pocket-size hardcover book (a) with bevelled edges on the front and back covers and contains two brown fabric bookmarks (b-c).; first chapter has a literary review dated Sept. 22 ,1843 and the last is a stanza written by a ‘Lady of 18 years: written on board the steam ship Britannia, June 13, 1844’; 264 pages followed by lists of other published works by Milner & Sowerby with prices in English pounds.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a – book – Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
b – smaller bookmark – Size: Length 7.4 cm x Width 4.1 cm
c – larger boomark – Size: Length 9.6 cm x Width 3.7 cm
Provenance
Donated by Paul Fritz; originally belonged to donor's great aunt Anne Elizabeth Green, graduated from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1909.
Maker
Milner & Sowerby
Site Made (City)
Halifax
Site Made (State)
New Brunswick
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1843
1845
circa 1843-1845
Date Remarks
Dates noted inside
Material
paper: brown, blue
fabric: brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
Raised lettering on spine: "THE COTTAGE // LIBRARY // MILNER & SOWERBY"; title page: "ANECDOTES // OF // LORD // NELSON; OR, // LEAVES FROM MEMORY’S LOG. // BY // G. S. PARSONS. // LIEUT., R. N. // LONDON: // MILNER AND SOWERBY, // 44, PATERNOSTER ROW.”; handwritten in pencil on first page: "Annie E. Green // Oak Leaf. // 1897"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Spine is detached from binding; book cover is quite worn especially along edges and shows rippling; surface dirt and grime; the ink has worn off some of the spine text; pages are worn and quite discoloured; several pages show signs of discolouration from being in contact with the fabric bookmarks (first page, vii); bookmarks are frayed at ends
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Donor information
Research Facts
Lieutenant N/ S Green (nursing sister in military service) carried this book throughout her service during the First World War 1914-1918 and found comfort in reading from it to patients.
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Anti-Mosquito cream

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5248
Dates
1939
1943
circa 1939-1943
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Military Medicine
Nursing
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Military Medicine
Nursing
Accession Number
002001007
Description
Mosquito repellent in a round, steel tin plated with a brassy yellow metal; the tin is in two halves that fit together; the lower half has a rounded base with a flange or bulge halfway up to stop the lid from sliding too far down.
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Accession Number
002001007
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Military Medicine
Nursing
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Military Medicine
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Insect Repellents
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- nurse
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Nursing
Description
Mosquito repellent in a round, steel tin plated with a brassy yellow metal; the tin is in two halves that fit together; the lower half has a rounded base with a flange or bulge halfway up to stop the lid from sliding too far down.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Miriam Hartrick during WWII.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1939
1943
circa 1939-1943
Date Remarks
Provenance of artifact (Canadian Forces issue)
Material
metal: silver, brown, yellow
ink: blue, black, tan
Inscriptions
Printed or stamped on lid: "ANTI-MOSQUITO // TO BE // SMEARED ON // EXPOSED PARTS // AS REQUIRED // CREAM"; "Anti-Mosquito" is at the top and "Cream" is at the bottom, both in larger letters than the rest.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row C
Temporary Location
Storage Room 2006
Depth
1.8 cm
Diameter
6.5 cm
Dimension Notes
Depth 1.8 cm x Diameter 6.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The tin shows extensive use-related wear, mostly on the sides and bottom of the container, approximately over 30% of its surface; the brass plating in these areas has worn away to reveal the steel underneath; there is a very small area of active corrosion on the upper rim near the "E" in "CREAM"; there is also slight denting and malformation from use.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
United States. Army Medical Department. Historical Unit Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Office of the Surgeon General, 1955, "Preventive medicine in World War II," https://books.google.ca/books?id=tuXnogXwzNIC&source=gbs_navlinks_s.
Research Facts
Mosquito repellents were used during World War II as preventative medicine against malaria.
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Nursing
Classification
Treatment, General
Military Medicine
Nursing
Accession Number
002001059
Description
Bandage, cylindrical roll of gauze, packaged in blue paper; folded over at ends with circular paper patch to seal package; manufacturer's label on side, paper with orange outer border, red inner patterned border, and white background.
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Accession Number
002001059
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Nursing
Classification
Treatment, General
Military Medicine
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Nursing
First Aid -- instrumentation
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- nurse
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Description
Bandage, cylindrical roll of gauze, packaged in blue paper; folded over at ends with circular paper patch to seal package; manufacturer's label on side, paper with orange outer border, red inner patterned border, and white background.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieutenant (Nursing Sister) Miriam Hartrick during World War II.
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
paper: light blue, white
ink: orange, black, red
fabric: white
Inscriptions
"Johnson & Johnson // 25 YARDS // BRUNSWICK GAUZE // PLAIN // Johnson & Johnson // LIMITED MONTREAL // MADE IN CANADA"; two symbols flank the lower "Johnson & Johnson" logo: they are circular, made of stylized chain links forming a compass or quadrafoil design within a circle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-2
Length
22.2 cm
Diameter
10.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 22.2 cm x Diameter 10.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Packaging is discoloured in patches; one tear at end 5 cm long; gauze inside is in excellent condition.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Maureen Shelly, "130 Years of Giving Back: How Johnson & Johnson Has Helped the World in Times of Crisis," Johnson & Johnson, https://www.jnj.com/our-heritage/history-of-johnson-and-johnson-giving-back-during-times-of-crisis.
Research Facts
Johnson & Johnson manufactured many products for military use, such as gas masks, airplane parts and camouflage material. For its contributions, the company received the Army-Navy E Award for Excellence.
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certificate of achievement

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12402
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Archival, Military
Accession Number
995002135
Description
Photocopy of a military achievement certificate for a "Mentioned in Despatch" issued by the British War Office to a Canadian Nursing Sister Marion Stevens during 1914-1918.
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Accession Number
995002135
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Archival, Military
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- Archival -- documents
Military Medicine -- Archival -- certificates
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Personnel -- nurse
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Photocopy of a military achievement certificate for a "Mentioned in Despatch" issued by the British War Office to a Canadian Nursing Sister Marion Stevens during 1914-1918.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
British War Office
Site Made (City)
Whitehall
Site Made (State)
South Wales
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Date Remarks
Date is printed on the artifact
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on document: "The War of 1914-1918. // Canadian Forces // Nursing Sister Miss M. E. Stevens, Can. Army Nursing Serv. // was mentioned in a Despatch from // Field Marshall Sir Douglas Haig. G.C.B., G.C.V.O., K.C.J.E. // dated 9th April 1917 // for gallant and distinguished services in the Field. // I have it in command from the King to record His Majesty's // high appreciation of the services rendered. // War Office // Whitehall, S.W. // 1st March, 1919 //Secretary of State for War."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 16
Dimension Notes
Length 21.5 cm x Width 28.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Poor reproduction.
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Donor file; CD #1.
Research Facts
Marion Stevens (1889-1972) was born in Napanee, Ontario and graduated from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1912. She served with the Canadian Army in Europe during World War I and spent the remainder of her career nursing in Toronto.
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
002001058
Description
Comb made of blue translucent sliver-flake plastic; has 48 teeth, two missing and two broken; comb is rectangular with a thickened extension of the spine flanking the teeth at either end.
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Accession Number
002001058
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Hygiene
MM= Household Articles -- comb
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- nurse
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Personnel -- personal belongings
Description
Comb made of blue translucent sliver-flake plastic; has 48 teeth, two missing and two broken; comb is rectangular with a thickened extension of the spine flanking the teeth at either end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Maker
Lutralite
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
plastic: blue with silver flakes
Inscriptions
"LUTRALITE" molded into the plastic; "MADE IN CANADA" molded into plastic on reverse.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-10
Dimension Notes
Length 11.8 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Deposits of dirt between teeth; four teeth broken
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
002001060
Description
Comb made of pink plastic; appears to be a broken piece of a larger comb; spine of comb is curved inwards.
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Accession Number
002001060
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Hygiene
MM= Household Articles -- comb
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- nurse
Military Personnel -- personal belongings
Description
Comb made of pink plastic; appears to be a broken piece of a larger comb; spine of comb is curved inwards.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
plastic: pink
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-10
Dimension Notes
Length 6.3 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Advanced deterioration of plastic; deformed and blistered with extensive dirt deposits; comb is broken.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
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commission certificate

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12397
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Collection
Viola Allan Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Archival, Military
Accession Number
008004004
Description
Linen-backed paper military promotion certificate with ornate black typeface and formal decorative calligraphy; upper corner has faded embossed seal.
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Accession Number
008004004
Collection
Viola Allan Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Archival, Military
MeSH Heading
Archival
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- Archival -- documents
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- nurse
Description
Linen-backed paper military promotion certificate with ornate black typeface and formal decorative calligraphy; upper corner has faded embossed seal.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Viola Allan, donated by nephew, Dr. John Anderson.
Maker
Canadian War Office
Site Made (City)
Ottawa
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Date Remarks
Written on artifact.
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed: "82394 // George the Sixth // Viola Allan // Appoint you an Officer in our // Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps of our Dominion of Canada from the // Twenty First day of January 1942 // Rank of Lieut (Nursing Sister) // in the City of Ottawa // this Fifth day of Novemeber in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand // Nine Hundred and Forty Three and in the Seventh // Year of our Reign // H. Desrosier // Deputy Minister of National Defence"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-5 Box 25
Dimension Notes
Length 34.4 cm x Width 39.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Rolled condition.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Newspaper: Brockville: "The Recorder & Times"; Nov 13, 1976; Dr. John Anderson; CD #11.
Research Facts
Viola Allen Abrum (June 9, 1911 - Nov 2007) was trained at the Brockville General Hospital Training School for Nurses and graduated in 1933. Before joining the Canadian Army, she worked as a private duty nurse. During 1941 - 5, Nursing Sister Matron Allen (rank of Captain) was stationed with the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps in Britain, France and Belguim, including the No. 9 Unit in Horsham, England to look after Canadian prisoners of war. Returning to Canada in April, 1946 she worked at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Ottawa until 1962 as a nurse and administrator. Moving on to a position as Regional Administrator for three homes for the elderly: Carleton Lodge, West End Ottawa, Brantford House, Island Lodge on Prter's Island for the Rideau Health Centre. After her retirement, the 260 bed Island Lodge was renamed Allan House in her honour. Known for her innovative efforts to modernize the living standards and operations in seniors housing. Retired from nursing in 1976.
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drawstring medical bag

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14119
Dates
1914
1918
circa 1914-1918
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
012014001
Description
Square tan cotton drawstring medical bag with red fabric cross sewn on middle front with black drawstring; interior of bag has two open pockets sewn into bottom seam; cream fabric label sewn on interior of bag at opening with black ink.
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Accession Number
012014001
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- instruments
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Personnel -- nurse
Description
Square tan cotton drawstring medical bag with red fabric cross sewn on middle front with black drawstring; interior of bag has two open pockets sewn into bottom seam; cream fabric label sewn on interior of bag at opening with black ink.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Paul Fritz; originally belonged to donor's great-aunt Anne Elizabeth Green, graduate of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1909; items were used during military service in World War 1.
Maker
St. Andrews Church
Site Made (City)
Winnipeg
Site Made (State)
Manitoba
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1914
1918
circa 1914-1918
Date Remarks
Bag was created for overseas troops during 1914-1918
Material
fabric: tan, red, cream, black
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "ST. ANDREW'S CHURCH // WIN[illeg.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet M
Dimension Notes
Length 42.0 cm x Width 41.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Several minor brown stains particularly above red cross and on side seam and back of bag; slight fraying on left of cross and on middle back of bag; small holes in fabric above and below cross; general fading of fabrics; interior of bag along drawstring seam is dirty and discoloured black and is frayed; interior label is discoloured and text has worn away
Copy Type
Original
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embroidered panel

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11211
Dates
1914
1918
circa 1914-1918
Collection
Mrs. Helen Glasgow James Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
Military Medicine
Accession Number
005023001
Description
A rectangular embroidered panel; made on white fabric; has an 8-line poem printed on it with what appears to me Mexican scenes including a man in a sombrero with a donkey and a horse and wagon; there is a green floral pattern border.
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Accession Number
005023001
Collection
Mrs. Helen Glasgow James Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Nursing Care
Military Personnel
War
Art
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- textile
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Personnel -- nurse
Military Personnel -- patient
Military Personnel -- personal belongings
Description
A rectangular embroidered panel; made on white fabric; has an 8-line poem printed on it with what appears to me Mexican scenes including a man in a sombrero with a donkey and a horse and wagon; there is a green floral pattern border.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Was given to the donor by Mrs. Helen Glasgow James (KGH Nursing 1910); Glasgow received it from a soldier who she cared for in World War I who made it while he was recovering (he is believed to have died).
Maker
Unknown Soldier
Site Made (Country)
France or England
Dates
1914
1918
circa 1914-1918
Date Remarks
Made in World War I
Material
fabric: white
fabric: green, brown, orange, blue
Inscriptions
"There is no friend like an old friend. // Who has shared our morning days, No greeting like his welcome, // No homage like his praise. // Fame is the scentless sunflower // With gaudy crown of gold, // But friendship is the breathing rose // With sweets in every fold." embroidered on the panel
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C7-7
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: Showcase West, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 38.8 cm x Width 28.2 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Some discoloration on the material from acid in the frame; the edges have been bent to fit its frame and are very stiff and somewhat brittle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Wikipedia: "Oliver Wendell Holmes"; CD #1
Research Facts
Mrs. Glasgow served as a Canadian nursing sister in France during World War I and is believed to have flown with wounded soldiers returning to England; the poem was written by former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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