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Date
1890
Material
fibre; glass; metal
Catalogue Number
103.01.0014
Description
A thick necklace formed by wrapping a strand of small glass beads around a length of cloth with one large brass metal bead at each end. The small beads are black, blue, and green, attached in colour-block sections along the length of the necklace. The two ends of the length of cloth are beaded tog…
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Title
Beaded Necklace
Date
1890
Material
fibre; glass; metal
Dimensions
57.0 cm
Description
A thick necklace formed by wrapping a strand of small glass beads around a length of cloth with one large brass metal bead at each end. The small beads are black, blue, and green, attached in colour-block sections along the length of the necklace. The two ends of the length of cloth are beaded together so the necklace forms a loop.
Subject
decorative
Indigenous
Stoney
beadwork
regalia
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0014
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Date
1890
Material
glass; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.01.0001
Description
A necklace made of two thick strands wrapped with dark blue and red beads. Hanging from the centre of the necklace there are two thick ropes of wrapped beads which split into two pieces at each end. Cotton ribbons secure the necklace at the neck.
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Title
Beaded Necklace
Date
1890
Material
glass; fibre
Dimensions
150.0 cm
Description
A necklace made of two thick strands wrapped with dark blue and red beads. Hanging from the centre of the necklace there are two thick ropes of wrapped beads which split into two pieces at each end. Cotton ribbons secure the necklace at the neck.
Subject
Indigenous
Stoney
decorative
beadwork
regalia
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0001
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Date
1890
Material
glass; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.01.0003 a,b
Description
A pair of armlets, each consisting of three thick strands wrapped with stripes of dark blue, yellow and red beads. Two wrapped strands hang from the centre of each armlet with loops of beads at the ends and where they attach.
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Title
Beaded Armlet
Date
1890
Material
glass; fibre
Dimensions
32.5 cm
Description
A pair of armlets, each consisting of three thick strands wrapped with stripes of dark blue, yellow and red beads. Two wrapped strands hang from the centre of each armlet with loops of beads at the ends and where they attach.
Subject
Indigenous
Stoney
beadwork
regalia
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0003 a,b
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Date
1892 – 1892
Material
metal, silver
Catalogue Number
104.20.0122
Description
A small silver bowl with a rounded bottom that is decorated with a swirled design. There is a gadroon band around the neck which flares slightly at the lip. The bottom of the bowl has an inset British coin and is marked “old Sterling Silver London H.M. 1892”.
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Title
Bowl
Date
1892 – 1892
Material
metal, silver
Description
A small silver bowl with a rounded bottom that is decorated with a swirled design. There is a gadroon band around the neck which flares slightly at the lip. The bottom of the bowl has an inset British coin and is marked “old Sterling Silver London H.M. 1892”.
Subject
households
decorative
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0122
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Date
1893
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
104.20.1142
Description
One sterling souvenir spoon from the World’s Columbia Exposition, Chicago, Illinois in 1893. The front of the spoon has, in relief: a head surrounded by a laurel leaf wreath on the tip of the handle, underneath that “WORLD’S COLUMBIA EXPOSITION”, Maritime emblems on the handle, and a ship at sea on…
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Title
Souvenir Spoon
Date
1893
Material
metal
Dimensions
2.2 x 10.2 cm
Description
One sterling souvenir spoon from the World’s Columbia Exposition, Chicago, Illinois in 1893. The front of the spoon has, in relief: a head surrounded by a laurel leaf wreath on the tip of the handle, underneath that “WORLD’S COLUMBIA EXPOSITION”, Maritime emblems on the handle, and a ship at sea on the bowl. On the back, on the tip of the handle, is a circle of laurel leaves, inside the wreath a king wearing a crown, below crossed swords, underneath that a globe with “1492 1893”, below that a circle with “ THE WORLD’S COLUMBIA EXPOSITION SEAL CHICAGO, ILLINOIS”, under that “STERLING”.
Subject
households
souvenir
World’s Columbia Exposition, Chicago, Illinois
Credit
Gift of Kerry Guenter, 2009
Catalogue Number
104.20.1142
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Date
1893
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
103.01.0145
Description
A small brass coloured, metal disk from World's Fair in 1893. Coin-like charm has hole drilled through top with small brass ring though for hanging. Face contains portrait of man with hair falling over his ears and "World's Fair 1893" around the edge. Obverse is printed with raised letters, the e…
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Title
Charm
Date
1893
Material
metal
Dimensions
1.9 x 0.1 cm
Description
A small brass coloured, metal disk from World's Fair in 1893. Coin-like charm has hole drilled through top with small brass ring though for hanging. Face contains portrait of man with hair falling over his ears and "World's Fair 1893" around the edge. Obverse is printed with raised letters, the entire Lord's Prayer. Gold plate over copper.
Subject
Whyte home
households
adornment
World's Fair
religious
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0145
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Date
1895
Material
skin, buffalo; glass; fabric
Catalogue Number
103.05.0003
Description
An entirely beaded boy's vest with fringe along both of the sides and the bottom. The vest has blanket trim and a v-neck. The vest is decorated with nine diamond motifs of red and blue beads forming a square on the back, and six diamonds centred on the front and two on the front shoulders. The en…
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Title
Beaded Vest
Date
1895
Material
skin, buffalo; glass; fabric
Dimensions
42.0 x 55.0 (includes 9.0 cm fringe) cm
Description
An entirely beaded boy's vest with fringe along both of the sides and the bottom. The vest has blanket trim and a v-neck. The vest is decorated with nine diamond motifs of red and blue beads forming a square on the back, and six diamonds centred on the front and two on the front shoulders. The entire vest is beaded with a light blue background.
Subject
Indigenous
First Nations
Stoney
Sioux
children
regalia
beadwork
decorative
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.05.0003
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Date
1895
Material
wood; glass; stone; fibre; concrete; metal
Catalogue Number
101.01.0007
Description
Log cabin with peaked red shingled roof, whitewashed, with green trim on eavestroughs, window sills and porch roof supports. Small green ship's wheel conceals the bathroom vent, bathroom is late addition, c. 1930 constructed from wooden planks of varying widths. Roof possibly reshingled at time of …
Title
Log House
Date
1895
Material
wood; glass; stone; fibre; concrete; metal
Dimensions
445.7 x 622.5 cm
Description
Log cabin with peaked red shingled roof, whitewashed, with green trim on eavestroughs, window sills and porch roof supports. Small green ship's wheel conceals the bathroom vent, bathroom is late addition, c. 1930 constructed from wooden planks of varying widths. Roof possibly reshingled at time of addition. False roof S.E. side was likely added at time of bathroom construction. Corners of log portion are dovetailed. Cabin faces S.W. two windows on N.W. side (85.0 x 65.0 & 85.0 x 70.). Bathroom window on south side (60 x 32.5 cm). Chinking between logs is oakum faced with concrete. Electrical conduit on back, N.W. side and gas conduit on N.E. side added in 1970s for John Morse when he used cabin as a woodworking shop. Both lines are connected to the Whyte house. Two chimneys, one encased in brick at N.E. end, the other in metal on N.W. side. Cabin/sits on concrete plinth probably dating from 1972. All base logs have been replaced by stonework c.1975.
Subject
architecture
Bill Mather
sports
boating
skating
Massive
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
101.01.0007
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Date
1895
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
104.04.1010
Description
Single barrel lever-action rifle with a wide wood handle with a metal base at its end. Body marked “Manufactured by the Winchester Repeating Arms Co. New Haven Conn. USA Pat Nov.5.95 Nov 12.95. Aug.17.97.Jan.25.98.Aug.23.98.”. Marked at bottom of base “Model 1895 Winchester Trademark.”On top of bar…
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Title
Rifle
Date
1895
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
11 x 109 cm
Description
Single barrel lever-action rifle with a wide wood handle with a metal base at its end. Body marked “Manufactured by the Winchester Repeating Arms Co. New Haven Conn. USA Pat Nov.5.95 Nov 12.95. Aug.17.97.Jan.25.98.Aug.23.98.”. Marked at bottom of base “Model 1895 Winchester Trademark.”On top of barrel 35 W.C.F.; on side of barrel “Nickel Steel Barrel” “Especially for smokeless powder”. On top of the site ”Pat.Feb.22.27”
Subject
sports
hunting
Elliott Barnes
Credit
Gift of Dale Barnes, Calgary, 2013
Catalogue Number
104.04.1010
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Date
1897 – 1897
Material
paper; wood; glass; metal
Catalogue Number
105.02.0050
Description
A black and white photograph of a baseball team dressed in striped socks, padded knickers, and shirts with “BMI” on the front. There is a young man in the centre at the back dressed in a U.S. Union Army military uniform. The team is grouped around a chest pad which reads "BMI 17 Rutgers 7 97" and …
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Title
Photographic Print
Date
1897 – 1897
Material
paper; wood; glass; metal
Dimensions
17.5 (image); 30.0 (frame) x 22.0 (image); 37.5 (frame) cm
Description
A black and white photograph of a baseball team dressed in striped socks, padded knickers, and shirts with “BMI” on the front. There is a young man in the centre at the back dressed in a U.S. Union Army military uniform. The team is grouped around a chest pad which reads "BMI 17 Rutgers 7 97" and they are standig in front of a high board fence with 'BMIAA' painted on it. The photograph is framed in a narrow oak frame with carved dot trim along the edge, a split wood backing, one screw eye and hanging wire, and scraps of brown backing paper are attached.
Subject
photography
education
Boston Military Institute
Rutgers University
athletics
sports, baseball
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
105.02.0050
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Date
1897
Material
metal; skin; animal
Catalogue Number
105.02.0129 a,b
Description
(a) a reproduction from original Treaty No. 7 medal given to chiefs of tribes involved in the 1877 ceremonies. Face is Queen Victoria in profile and stamped printing "Victoria Regina". Obverse is white man and Indigenous man shaking hands in prairie setting, surrounded by inscription "Indian Treaty…
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Title
Commemorative Medal
Date
1897
Material
metal; skin; animal
Dimensions
1.0 x 7.6 cm
Description
(a) a reproduction from original Treaty No. 7 medal given to chiefs of tribes involved in the 1877 ceremonies. Face is Queen Victoria in profile and stamped printing "Victoria Regina". Obverse is white man and Indigenous man shaking hands in prairie setting, surrounded by inscription "Indian Treaty No. 7 on top and 1877 on the bottom. A piece of buckskin is looped through the ring on top of the medal so it can be worn around the neck. (b) a maroon fibre drawstring bag with a tag attached in Catharine Whyte’s writing “Johnny Bearspaw - medal - July 1977 brought it back”
Subject
Indigenous
Treaty No. 7
Queen Victoria
centennial
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
105.02.0129 a,b
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Date
1898
Material
metal; wood
Catalogue Number
104.05.0064 a,b
Description
A bayonet with wooden handle and metal scabbard which has large swinging arm at mouth. (a) bayonet, single edged, straight steel blade with wide groove down length of side. Straight guard crossing between handle and blade like the crossbar of a 'T' is of steel and has 1.7 cm hole through top side t…
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Title
Scabbard Bayonet
Date
1898
Material
metal; wood
Dimensions
8.7 x 2.2 x 40.2 cm
Description
A bayonet with wooden handle and metal scabbard which has large swinging arm at mouth. (a) bayonet, single edged, straight steel blade with wide groove down length of side. Straight guard crossing between handle and blade like the crossbar of a 'T' is of steel and has 1.7 cm hole through top side to accommodate barrel of rifle. Smooth, slightly shaped wood handle with large steel rivets through, has wide steel band at end with pommel on underside and mounting slot along top side. Marks: stamped on blade near hilt, "1898" other side "US". Note: pieces of wood chipped from both sides of handle, rusty.( b) scabbard, steel, simply shaped to fit blade with small ball at point. Long metal strap riveted at mouth of scabbard forms loop and swivels.
Subject
warfare
fighting
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.05.0064 a,b
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Date
1895 – 1905
Material
skin; glass
Catalogue Number
109.02.1036
Description
Long, fringed bag, 2 distinct beaded designs. Fringes ca 36.5 long. Short thong sewn on side near top, opening of bag petal shaped, red bead trim and down sides. Beaded panel ca 17.0 deep, one side aqua coloured bead border, white background, coral coloured flower centered,yellow bud, 4 blue stem…
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Title
Calumet Bag
Date
1895 – 1905
Material
skin; glass
Dimensions
18.0 x 90.0 cm
Description
Long, fringed bag, 2 distinct beaded designs. Fringes ca 36.5 long. Short thong sewn on side near top, opening of bag petal shaped, red bead trim and down sides. Beaded panel ca 17.0 deep, one side aqua coloured bead border, white background, coral coloured flower centered,yellow bud, 4 blue stems radiate from centre with yellow, blue, red buds. Other side, clear bead border, light blue bandground, symmetrical floral design, red and black flower, 2 blue stems with 5 petal flower on each end. 2 lower black stems curve upwards each side of flower with a red blossom on each. Edges beaded with white and a centre band of green, yellow and coral.
Subject
Indigenous
beadwork
ceremonial
Credit
Gift of Robert Crosby, Banff, 1985
Catalogue Number
109.02.1036
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Date
1895 – 1910
Material
skin; glass; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.05.1066
Description
lightly beaded and fringed, long sleeve pullover shirt, front placket and 2 breast pockets beaded in an open floral design, green,light blue, red, blue colours, fringes ca 15.0 x 5.5 sewn above pockets, 2 rows of fringes sewn on back across shoulders, bottom edges picked, hand sewn with black threa…
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Title
Beaded Shirt
Date
1895 – 1910
Material
skin; glass; fibre
Dimensions
50.0 x 72.5 cm
Description
lightly beaded and fringed, long sleeve pullover shirt, front placket and 2 breast pockets beaded in an open floral design, green,light blue, red, blue colours, fringes ca 15.0 x 5.5 sewn above pockets, 2 rows of fringes sewn on back across shoulders, bottom edges picked, hand sewn with black thread.
Subject
Indigenous
beadwork
regalia
L.S. Crosby
Credit
Gift of Robert Crosby, Banff, 1985
Catalogue Number
103.05.1066
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Date
1890 – 1920
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
104.31.1001
Description
Long, cast iron drill, no handle, 1.2 thread crest, 11.0 x 6.0 drill head bolted onto shaft.
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Title
Mining Drill
Date
1890 – 1920
Material
metal
Dimensions
129.0 cm
Description
Long, cast iron drill, no handle, 1.2 thread crest, 11.0 x 6.0 drill head bolted onto shaft.
Subject
industry
mining
Credit
Gift of Unknown, 1968
Catalogue Number
104.31.1001
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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
skin; glass
Catalogue Number
103.03.1042 a,b
Description
A pair high top baby moccasins, one-piece construction with added high ankle flaps, serrated edges on flaps, green beads spiral to ca 5.3 dia. circle, mauve beads outline circle with short ca 1.0 long rows of mauve beads emanating from the circle.
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Title
Beaded Moccasins
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
skin; glass
Dimensions
9.5 x 5.0 x 12.0 cm
Description
A pair high top baby moccasins, one-piece construction with added high ankle flaps, serrated edges on flaps, green beads spiral to ca 5.3 dia. circle, mauve beads outline circle with short ca 1.0 long rows of mauve beads emanating from the circle.
Subject
Indigenous
beadwork
Mary Schaffer
regalia
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.03.1042 a,b
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Date
1895 – 1915
Material
skin; glass
Catalogue Number
109.02.1035
Description
Beaded and fringed bag with attached ties. Buckskin fringes ca 18.0 long, beaded all around panel 21.0 wide centre third of bag. White background with 3 different coloured diamond designs, each with different coloured petals each end. Top part white buckskin with light and dark blue beads along edg…
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Title
Calumet Bag
Date
1895 – 1915
Material
skin; glass
Dimensions
59.0 x 17.5 cm
Description
Beaded and fringed bag with attached ties. Buckskin fringes ca 18.0 long, beaded all around panel 21.0 wide centre third of bag. White background with 3 different coloured diamond designs, each with different coloured petals each end. Top part white buckskin with light and dark blue beads along edges, in a scalloped fashion. One piece thong stitched on to top. Ends flare out to ca 3.5 wide have red and blue beads along edge.
Subject
Indigenous
beadwork
ceremonial
Mary Schaffer
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
109.02.1035
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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
hair, sheep; glass; skin
Catalogue Number
103.07.1050 a,b
Description
Pair hide beaded cuffs with red stroud sleeves, sleeves cut off above elbow, beaded band 13.5 wide, white bead trim, dark blue background, 2 green and white diamond designs 10.0 x 8.3, red serge sewn onto edges, buckskin laces looped through cuff, cotton lined wool sleeve has 2 cotton strips, blue …
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Title
Beaded Cuffs
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
hair, sheep; glass; skin
Dimensions
38.0 cm
Description
Pair hide beaded cuffs with red stroud sleeves, sleeves cut off above elbow, beaded band 13.5 wide, white bead trim, dark blue background, 2 green and white diamond designs 10.0 x 8.3, red serge sewn onto edges, buckskin laces looped through cuff, cotton lined wool sleeve has 2 cotton strips, blue and beige, ca 1.0 wide, sewn onto sleeve, across at the wrist and up the arm. a: 38.0 long b: 43.0 long
Subject
Indigenous
clothing
beadwork
regalia
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.07.1050 a,b
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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
glass; hair; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.07.1036 a,b
Description
Strips of various colours, red wool on 3 edges, beaded onto canvas, 3 strips of different colours red, purple, yellow-purple, white purple, light blue background, red wool sewn over edges for border 3 sides. (a) 34.0 x 16.0 (b) 33.5 x 16.0
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Title
Beaded Cuffs
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
glass; hair; fibre
Description
Strips of various colours, red wool on 3 edges, beaded onto canvas, 3 strips of different colours red, purple, yellow-purple, white purple, light blue background, red wool sewn over edges for border 3 sides. (a) 34.0 x 16.0 (b) 33.5 x 16.0
Subject
Indigenous
clothing
beadwork
regalia
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.07.1036 a,b
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Date
prior to 1910
Material
glass; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.07.1040 a,b
Description
Pair bead strips, red and white triangles on blue background, background light blue, 4 rows of medium blue beads trim one end and one side, 6 red and white triangles ca 10.2 x 4.0 along other edge, a single row of medium blue beads outline the tops of the triangles, canvas backing. a: 63.2 x 6.5 b…
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Title
Beaded Strips
Date
prior to 1910
Material
glass; fibre
Dimensions
6.5 x 63.2 cm
Description
Pair bead strips, red and white triangles on blue background, background light blue, 4 rows of medium blue beads trim one end and one side, 6 red and white triangles ca 10.2 x 4.0 along other edge, a single row of medium blue beads outline the tops of the triangles, canvas backing. a: 63.2 x 6.5 b: 62.2 x 6.5
Subject
Indigenous
clothing
beadwork
regalia
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.07.1040 a,b
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