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Dates
1952
1962
circa 1952-1962
Collection
The Gloria (Barwell) Kay Nurses’ Cap Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
011001016 a-c
Description
Navy wool cape with attached red wool lining; "T.E.G.H." machine embroidered on separate wool patches and hand sewn to collar, in gold stitching to either side of mandarin-style collar; with one side "T. E." and the other "G. H."; metal chain attached to back of collar for hanging; two removable bu…
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Accession Number
011001016 a-c
Collection
The Gloria (Barwell) Kay Nurses’ Cap Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
Navy wool cape with attached red wool lining; "T.E.G.H." machine embroidered on separate wool patches and hand sewn to collar, in gold stitching to either side of mandarin-style collar; with one side "T. E." and the other "G. H."; metal chain attached to back of collar for hanging; two removable button tab closures with two 2.2 cm navy plastic buttons; inner protective facing on upper opening; two hook and eyes at neck with black leather tab protector; internal coin pocket on left facing; two piece construction with a pair of shoulder darts for shaping; measurement from center back to hem 98.4 cm; hem width is 2.19 m.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a – cape– Size: Length 98.4 cm x Width 1.09 m x Depth 1.2 cm
b – tab – Size: Length 13.2 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
c – tab – Size: Length 13.2 cm x Width 5.0cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Jill Rogers.
Maker
Corbett-Cowley Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
1962
circa 1952-1962
Date Remarks
Date based on date of graduation
Material
fabric: blue, red, yellow
metal: silver
plastic: blue
ink: blue
leather: black
Inscriptions
On the collar "T. E. // G. H."; "MISS JILL // ROGERS" written in blue ink on attached label at back neck; "CORBETT-COWLEY // LIMITED // TORONTO AND MONTREAL" is woven into attached fabric label inside left facing
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet D
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Donor information; CD #7
Research Facts
Jill Rogers is a graduate of the Toronto East General and Orthopaedic Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1957.
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Dates
1946
1956
circa 1946-1956
Collection
Sue (Etmanski) Wight Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
011012001 a-c
Description
Black felted wool nurse's cape (a) with red cotton lining and inside coin pocket on the left-hand facing; two piece construction; silver metal chain at back neck to hang cape; long lined facing attached inside at chest height for wind protection; fastens with two self fabric tabs (b, c) attached by…
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Accession Number
011012001 a-c
Collection
Sue (Etmanski) Wight Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
Black felted wool nurse's cape (a) with red cotton lining and inside coin pocket on the left-hand facing; two piece construction; silver metal chain at back neck to hang cape; long lined facing attached inside at chest height for wind protection; fastens with two self fabric tabs (b, c) attached by two black plastic 1.7 cm buttons on each tab at chest; mandarin collar fastens with two hook and eyes with H. D. H. in gold machine embroidery on both sides; length from center back to hem 94.0 cm; width of hem 2.20 m.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a – cape – Size: Length 94.0 cm x Width 1.03 m x Depth 0.5 cm
b – tab – Size: Length 14.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
c – tab – Size: Length 14.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Sue (Etmanski) Wight; donated to museum by Glennis Zilm
Maker
Corbett-Cowley Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
1956
circa 1946-1956
Date Remarks
Date based on date of graduation
Material
fabric: black, red, yellow
metal: silver, black
plastic: black
Inscriptions
"H.D.H" is embroidered on both sides of collar; " CORBETT- COWLEY // LIMITED // TORONTO AND MONTREAL" is woven into fabric label inside left facing; "ETMANSKI" is written in ink inside label at back neck.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 CLOSET A
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Donor information; CD #7
Research Facts
Sue (Etmanski) Wight is a graduate of the St. Joseph's School of Nursing for Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston from 1948-1951.
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nurse's gym romper

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Dates
1946
1956
circa 1946-1956
Collection
Mary Casey Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
013017001
Description
One-piece white and blue cotton gym uniform; pleated skort-like design; notched collar; four 1.2 cm white plastic button closure at front; two 1.2 plastic button closure at waist; two 1.2 plastic button closure down hip; one patch pocket at left bust; TWH machine embroidered into bust pocket; lengt…
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Accession Number
013017001
Collection
Mary Casey Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
One-piece white and blue cotton gym uniform; pleated skort-like design; notched collar; four 1.2 cm white plastic button closure at front; two 1.2 plastic button closure at waist; two 1.2 plastic button closure down hip; one patch pocket at left bust; TWH machine embroidered into bust pocket; length from back neck to hem 84.5 cm; hem width 2.24 m.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Mary Casey
Maker
Corbett-Cowley Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
1956
circa 1946-1956
Date Remarks
Date based on date of graduation
Material
fabric: blue, white
plastic: white
Inscriptions
"CORBETT-COWELY // LIMITED // TORONTO & MONTREAL // JOYCE MAXWELL" woven into fabric label at back neck; "WTH" machine embroidered on breast pocket
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet E
Dimension Notes
Length 84.5 cm x Width 1.12 m x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Donor information; CD #7
Research Facts
Mary Casey is a graduate of the Toronto Western Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1951.
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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
004014006 a-r
Description
A nurse's blue one-piece princess-style uniform (a) with short sleeves; eight round white plastic shank-style buttons (b-i); affixed by cotter pins (k-r) down the front; one shank screw has detached (j); the neckband has three buttonholes for attaching a collar; each sleeve has a buttonhole for att…
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Accession Number
004014006 a-r
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
A nurse's blue one-piece princess-style uniform (a) with short sleeves; eight round white plastic shank-style buttons (b-i); affixed by cotter pins (k-r) down the front; one shank screw has detached (j); the neckband has three buttonholes for attaching a collar; each sleeve has a buttonhole for attaching a cuff; there are three patch pockets: one breast pocket and two hip pockets.
Number Of Parts
18
Part Names
a - dress - Size: Length 107.0 cm x Width 82.0 cm
b-i - buttons - Size: Depth 0.7 cm x Diam 1.5 cm
j - shank screw - Size: Depth 0.8 cm x Diam 0.5 cm
k-r - pins - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Diam 0.5 cm
Provenance
Worn by Patricia Langsford.
Maker
Corbett-Cowley Limited
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Based on the era when one-piece uniforms were in style.
Material
fabric: blue; rerd
plastic: white
metal: grey
Inscriptions
"Patricia Langsford" woven on a name tape sewn on the inside of the neckband; "CORBETT-COWLEY // LIMITED // TORONTO & MONTREAL // PRE-SHRUNK" printed on a white tag sewn on the inside at the waist.
Permanent Location
(a) - Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet A
(b-r) - Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Condition Remarks
#1: The hemline has been altered and the lowest button removed; #2: dress (a) was washed and a new storage mount created.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
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