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baby booties and toque

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Dates
1991
circa 1991
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
005002003 a-c
Description
Two baby booties - one appears to be for the left foot (a) and one for the right foot (b) - and a dome-shaped toque (c) with a roll at the bottom; all pieces are hand-knit from pink, white and blue wool.
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Accession Number
005002003 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
Description
Two baby booties - one appears to be for the left foot (a) and one for the right foot (b) - and a dome-shaped toque (c) with a roll at the bottom; all pieces are hand-knit from pink, white and blue wool.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - left bootie - Size: Length 9.3 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
b - right bootie - Size: 9.4 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
c - toque - Size: Length 8.8 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
Provenance
Made and donated to museum by the Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary.
Maker
KGH Auxiliary
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1991
circa 1991
Material
fabric: white; blue; pink
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet J Box 9
Condition Remarks
#1: Like new
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
These were made as part of the Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary's "Hugs" program, formerly the Needy Baby Program.
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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baby booties and toque

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10752
Dates
1991
circa 1991
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
005002017 a-c
Description
Two baby booties - one appears to be for the left foot (a) and one for the right foot (b) - and a dome-shaped toque (c) with a roll at the bottom; booties each have a piece of yarn as a tie around the ankle; all pieces are hand-knit from pink wool.
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Accession Number
005002017 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
Description
Two baby booties - one appears to be for the left foot (a) and one for the right foot (b) - and a dome-shaped toque (c) with a roll at the bottom; booties each have a piece of yarn as a tie around the ankle; all pieces are hand-knit from pink wool.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - left bootie - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 7.7 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
b - right bootie - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
c - toque - Size: Length 9.5 cm x Diam. 5.7 cm
Provenance
Made and donated to museum by the Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary
Maker
KGH Auxiliary
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1991
circa 1991
Material
fabric: pink
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet J Box 9
Condition Remarks
#1: Like new
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #4
Research Facts
These were made as part of the Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary's "Hugs" program, formerly the Needy Baby Program.
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Dates
2004
circa 2004
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
005002002
Description
A circular badge; the badge is white with the KGH Auxiliary red cross in the center; the badge is made from heavy embroidered fabric.
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Accession Number
005002002
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Hospital Volunteers
Textiles
Clothing
Description
A circular badge; the badge is white with the KGH Auxiliary red cross in the center; the badge is made from heavy embroidered fabric.
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
2004
circa 2004
Date Remarks
Modern
Material
fabric: white; red; black
Inscriptions
"KINGSTON GENERAL-HOSPITAL // AUXILIARY" printed in thread around the badge; "K G H A" printed on the cross in white letters with a letter on each arm of the cross
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-3
Dimension Notes
Depth 0.3 cm.x Diam. 7.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
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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Dates
1912
circa 1912
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
001029003
Description
Red, white, and blue baby bunting; made with three pieces of fabric sewn together with blue on top, white in the middle, and red on bottom; the blue piece's edge is folded into a loop with a hard object inside.
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Accession Number
001029003
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
Infant Care
Description
Red, white, and blue baby bunting; made with three pieces of fabric sewn together with blue on top, white in the middle, and red on bottom; the blue piece's edge is folded into a loop with a hard object inside.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used as a decoration in a parade the KGH Women's Aid held to raise money for KGH's new Empire Wing (this is most likely a modern reproduction).
Maker
KGH Women's Aid
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1912
circa 1912
Date Remarks
If original; but this is most likely a modern reproduction
Material
fabric: red; white; blue
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
BOX 17
Dimension Notes
Length 74.0 cm x Width 35 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
"A Short History of the Women's Aid of the Kingston General Hospital 1905-1968," by Mary I. Campbell, KGH, Kingston, Ontario, Canada; CD #4.
Images
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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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pneumonia jacket

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Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
001029001
Description
A white cotton sleeveless pneumonia jacket consisting of one continuous piece of fabric with ties at each end and at shoulder straps; folds in half at wearer's left side and ties on their right; hemmed at all edges; letters "E W" embroidered in red at centre front under the collar.
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Accession Number
001029001
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
A white cotton sleeveless pneumonia jacket consisting of one continuous piece of fabric with ties at each end and at shoulder straps; folds in half at wearer's left side and ties on their right; hemmed at all edges; letters "E W" embroidered in red at centre front under the collar.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Made and used by the Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary.
Maker
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Women's Aid sewing group
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Date Remarks
This period is when these items were made / used
Material
fabric: white, red
Inscriptions
"E W"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Box 8
Dimension Notes
Length 94.0 cm x Width 43.3 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: A few stains
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"A Short History of the Women's Aid of the Kingston General Hospital 1905-1968," by Mary I. Campbell, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Research Facts
The "E W" marked on the vest refers to Kingston General Hospital, Empire Wing; these jackets were given to each patient when they were discharged from the hospital to prevent pneumonia; they were used from the 1920s until the 1940s.
Exhibit History
On exhibit L-2017-7 Niagara Historical Society Museum 16 OCt 2017 - 28 Nov 2018.
Exhibit in the Hall of Honour at Kingston General Hospital, "The Inspiring Past—a Beacon for the Future: Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary 1905–2005"; March 2005-June 2011.
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receiving blanket

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10747
Dates
2004
circa 2004
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
005002012
Description
A square-shaped cotton receiving blanket with a pink and white checkered background and images of frogs and ducklings in the foreground.
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Accession Number
005002012
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Infant Care
Textiles
Household Articles
Clothing
Description
A square-shaped cotton receiving blanket with a pink and white checkered background and images of frogs and ducklings in the foreground.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Made and donated to museum by the Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary.
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: pink; white; yellow; green
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet I
Dimension Notes
Length 1.0 m x Width 1.0 m
Condition Remarks
#1: Some of the green dye around the frogs has run.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
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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receiving blanket

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10748
Dates
2004
circa 2004
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
005002013
Description
Rectangular pink cotton receiving blanket which is folded over and hemmed at the edges; images of sheep throughout.
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Accession Number
005002013
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Infant Care
Textiles
Household Articles
Clothing
Description
Rectangular pink cotton receiving blanket which is folded over and hemmed at the edges; images of sheep throughout.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Made and donated to museum by the Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary.
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: pink; white; black
Inscriptions
"baa baa" printed around each of the sheep
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet I
Dimension Notes
Length 100.0 cm x Width 80.0 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: Like new.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
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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receiving blanket

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10749
Dates
2004
circa 2004
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
005002014
Description
Rectangular cotton receiving blanket which is folded over and hemmed at the edges; blanket has a blue background and a white and yellow floral pattern.
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Accession Number
005002014
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Infant Care
Textiles
Household Articles
Clothing
Description
Rectangular cotton receiving blanket which is folded over and hemmed at the edges; blanket has a blue background and a white and yellow floral pattern.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Made and donated to museum by the Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary.
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: blue; white; yellow
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet I
Dimension Notes
Length 95.0 cm x Width 86.0 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: Like new.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #4
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volunteer's smock

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Dates
1990
1999
circa 1990-1999
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
005002001
Description
Turquoise collared hospital volunteer's smock with five white plastic sew-through buttons down the front; long sleeves with cuffs, each with one white plastic sew-through button; one pocket on each side at front.
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Accession Number
005002001
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Hospital Volunteers
Clothing
Textiles
Description
Turquoise collared hospital volunteer's smock with five white plastic sew-through buttons down the front; long sleeves with cuffs, each with one white plastic sew-through button; one pocket on each side at front.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
LacMac Limited
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1990
1999
circa 1990-1999
Date Remarks
Modern (Web site printed on collar tag)
Material
fabric: turquoise
plastic: white
Inscriptions
"LacMac // LIMITED // London, Canada// www.lac-mac.com" printed on the front of the collar tag; "Made in Canada // CA 25332" on the back of the collar tag; "36" on a smaller tag in the collar
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 CLOSET A
Dimension Notes
Length 85.5 cm x Width 77.0 cm (laid flat)
Condition Remarks
#1: Like new
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
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.
Images
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