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Name Richmond hospitals

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Image of Painting - 1971.024

Painting - 1971.024

Watercolor: Robertson Hospital Depiction of white clapboard house, located at 3rd and Main Streets in Richmond, Virginia. Street scene with people walking, wagon behind house, Third National Confederate flag hanging from flagpole on house. 17 x 20 1/2" on gray matte (same as Elmo Jones in Charles Haskell's Southern Landmarks in Medical History)

Image of Sketch - 2016.025.00001

Sketch - 2016.025.00001

Pencil drawing/sketch titled "Military Prison Hospital, C.S.A. Maj. J. Wilkins, Surgeon in Charge". Designed and executed by J.A. Shaffer. Picture depicts two angles at the top, flanking a shield with "C.S.A" at the top. Above the shield, in an arch is "Military Prison" in capital letters. The angles are holding a banner below the shield which reads "Hospital" in the center and "Maj. J. Wilkins" on the left and "Surgeon in Charge" on right. In the center of the picture is a scene of the interior of a room, thought to be Chimborazo Hospital, which has an open central isle and beds with occupants are between pillars on each side. Four two-armed gasoliers are suspended from the ceiling, and t

Image of Mold, Candle

Mold, Candle -

Two parallel rows of six hollow, tapered tubes held at the top and bottom by open bases. Tin. The finish is dull gray with some surface rust.

Mold, Candle -

Two parallel rows of six hollow, tapered tubes held at the top and bottom by open bases. Ear handle. Tin. The finish is dull gray with some surface rust. The base and cylinders are damaged and split. The handle is compressed and bent with some of the cylinders separating from the base.

Image of BEAKER

BEAKER -

The beaker is a graduated cylinder on a base, made of clear glass, with etched numerals on one side.

Image of SPATULA

SPATULA -

Flat steel utensil with a shaped walnut handle.

Image of Fragment

Fragment -

Pattern: N/A, flag fragment; heavy white cotton, ink. Stars: None. Border: None. Attachment: None. Unit Designation: None. Battle Honors: None.

Image of CUP

CUP -

Cup or mug made of rough stoneware, glazed green with brown highlights, with a handle. Slightly thicker base and upper edge.

Image of APRON

APRON -

The apron is made of red and white calico cotton. The apron is a square with no bib, gathered into a waistband.

Image of Brooch

Brooch -

This is a small silver oval with a brass catch pin soldered to the back. There are light markings, possibly initials, on the obverse.

Image of ROSARY

ROSARY -

These are wooden beads on a metal link chain with an oval brass medallion at one end that reads: "O Marie Concue Sans Peche Priez Pour Nous. Quer Avons Recours A vous, 1830" ("O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee, 1830"). There is a figure of Mary on the side with the inscription and on the reverse is a cross surrounded by stars and surmounting a large case "M".

Image of RETICULE

RETICULE -

The reticule consists of a leather pouch (.1a) with a brass clasp on a leather belt (.1b). Also associated with a pin of Sally Tompkins attached to a square of maroon velvet (.1c).

Image of Belt

Belt -

Leather belt; for use with reticule (.1a).

Pin -

A square of maroon velvet (2 1/8" x 1 7/8") with a metal belt slide sewn onto it and a pin with "Captain Sally L. Tompkins / 1861-1865" written around image of Tompkins (.1c) was found in the reticule (.1a).

Image of Tablet, Pill

Tablet, Pill -

The pill tablet / mixing stone: is an octagonal piece of unglazed ceramic with alternating rows of ridges and troughs on the back. "Dr. R.B. Richardson / Richmond 1862 / Assistant Sergeant / James City Co. Va." is written in longhand in ink around the edge of the back of the tablet. "Minton & Co. / Stoke on Trent" stamped between rails on back. Used to mix ingredients into a paste; mixture was then shaped into pills, tablets, etc.

Image of Pillowcase

Pillowcase -

These pillowcases are part of a linen set consisting of a sheet and two pillowcases (.211a-.211b). All are made from white homespun sheeting cloth. "Winder Hospital / No 2 / W. Hos / Ward 3 / 2D" is written in ink on all three pieces.

Image of Pillowcase

Pillowcase -

These pillowcases are part of a linen set consisting of a sheet and two pillowcases (.211a-.211b). All are made from white homespun sheeting cloth. "Winder Hospital / No 2 / W. Hos / Ward 3 / 2D" is written in ink on all three pieces.

Image of Sheet

Sheet -

This sheet is part of a linen set consisting of a sheet and two pillowcases (.211a-.211b). All are made from white homespun sheeting cloth. The sheet has a woven seam down the center. "Winder Hospital / No 2 / W. Hos / Ward 3 / 2D" is written in ink on all three pieces.

Image of Saw, Tenon

Saw, Tenon -

The tenon saw has a steel close-toothed blade and a cast brass handle. Some oxidation is on the handle. Red paint letters on the blade read, "Va Chimorazo."

Image of Kit, Surgical

Kit, Surgical -

Rosewood medical kit with small brass hinges and hook fron closures. The liner is yellow velvet rep with the remnants of a paper label. The kit contains two knives, one probe, and one razor. The kit also contains two items that are believed not to be original to the kit, but may have been added to the case in intervening years; these items are a small leather holder, as for a knife blade, and a blowpipe. Written in ink on the bottom of the case: "J.B. Coakley, Richmond, Virginia, 1860". The knives are marked Treman; the probe is either Firman or Tieman.