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Dates
2004
circa 2004
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
005002011
Description
A square-shaped cotton infant quilt with pink edging and a checker pattern; half of the squares are white and the others are decorated with a pattern of colorful hearts and flowers; each square has a piece of knotted yarn at its corner where it meets the other squares; polyester batting.
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Accession Number
005002011
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Textiles
Clothing
Description
A square-shaped cotton infant quilt with pink edging and a checker pattern; half of the squares are white and the others are decorated with a pattern of colorful hearts and flowers; each square has a piece of knotted yarn at its corner where it meets the other squares; polyester batting.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Made and donated to museum by the Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary. These mini quilts were created for the parents as a memory of their stillborn infant.
Maker
KGH Auxiliary
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
2004
circa 2004
Date Remarks
Newly made when accessioned.
Material
fabric: white; pink; blue; green
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Box 8
Dimension Notes
Length 52.0 cm x Width 52.0 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: Like new
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Blankets of this type were kept by the parents of the stillborn infant as a keepsake.
Exhibit History
Exhibit in the Hall of Honour, KGH, "The Inspiring Past—a Beacon for the Future: Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary 1905–2005"; March 2005-June 2011.
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nurse's walking out jacket

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Dates
1963
1973
circa 1963-1973
Collection
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
012005001
Description
Single-breasted box style nurse’s ‘walking out’ cream wool jacket with a notched collar; three 2.1 cm white plastic button closure; full cream polyester lining; gold twisted piping over 1.0 cm green grosgrain ribbon along all edges including pockets; ladies size 8; machine-embroidered Ontario Hospi…
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Accession Number
012005001
Collection
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
Single-breasted box style nurse’s ‘walking out’ cream wool jacket with a notched collar; three 2.1 cm white plastic button closure; full cream polyester lining; gold twisted piping over 1.0 cm green grosgrain ribbon along all edges including pockets; ladies size 8; machine-embroidered Ontario Hospital of Whitby crest on right waist pocket and initials HBC on left breast pocket; sleeves from shoulder to cuff at finger press line 60.0 cm; bust is 98.0 cm; centre back at neck to hem is 71.2 cm.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Hazel Bentley Pritchard; donated by Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services.
Maker
Richardson's Toronto
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1963
1973
circa 1963-1973
Date Remarks
Data based on donor remarks
Material
fabric: cream, yellow, green
plastic: white
Inscriptions
Embroidered on breast pocket: "HBC"; embroidered on right waist pocket: "O.H.W."; printed onto sewn in label on centre back: "MADE TO ORDER BY // RICHARDSON'S // 546 YONGE STREET // TORONTO ONTARIO".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 Closet-B
Dimension Notes
Length 71.2 cm x Width 1.03 m x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Reference Comments
"Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services," 2013; donor information
Research Facts
Hazel Bentley Pritchard is a graduate of the Ontario Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1968.
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services is located in Whitby, Ontario. The hospital was founded in 1919. The OSC still operates today as a mental health facility (2013). The hospital was the site on treed farmland by the shores of Lake Ontario provided patients fresh air, sunshine, space to walk and an opportunity to heal. The hospital provides a range of specialized assessment and treatment services for those living with complex and serious mental illnesses.
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