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Date
1938
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
102.04.1089
Description
Homemade looking wooden box with a raised back panel and metal bison with the caption “CANADA’S NATIONAL PARKS 1938” carved into the metal under the bison. Two large, decorative (?) nails on front of box in addition to four smaller and more practical ones. Wooden knobs on bottom of box so that it i…
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Title
Trinket Box
Date
1938
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
20.3 x 19.5 x 16.5 cm
Description
Homemade looking wooden box with a raised back panel and metal bison with the caption “CANADA’S NATIONAL PARKS 1938” carved into the metal under the bison. Two large, decorative (?) nails on front of box in addition to four smaller and more practical ones. Wooden knobs on bottom of box so that it is elevated.
Subject
Nicholas Morant
Banff
Parks Canada
Canada’s National Parks 1938
Credit
Gift of Nicholas Morant, Banff, 2006
Catalogue Number
102.04.1089
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Date
1932 – 1932
Material
wood; paint
Catalogue Number
102.04.0159
Description
A rectangular box with a hinged lid. The bottom is stained dark brown and the lid has a handpainted scene of two men carrying staffs. On the bottom (blc) is “N.M. 1932”. The lid has a loose hinge and the paint is faded and chipped.
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Title
Trinket Box
Date
1932 – 1932
Material
wood; paint
Dimensions
5.3 x 10.8 x 17.8 cm
Description
A rectangular box with a hinged lid. The bottom is stained dark brown and the lid has a handpainted scene of two men carrying staffs. On the bottom (blc) is “N.M. 1932”. The lid has a loose hinge and the paint is faded and chipped.
Subject
households
decorative
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0159
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Date
1930 – 1940
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
102.04.0197
Description
A bowl shaped dish of beaten copper, flat-based. The lid is domed, and its flange fits into the dish body. Top of lid is an enamel medallion bearing an image of a two-masted, square-rigged sailboat on the high seas. "Medallion" is inset into a ridge of copper. Interior of bowl is enamelled in a de…
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Title
Trinket Box
Date
1930 – 1940
Material
metal
Dimensions
3.5 x 10.8 cm
Description
A bowl shaped dish of beaten copper, flat-based. The lid is domed, and its flange fits into the dish body. Top of lid is an enamel medallion bearing an image of a two-masted, square-rigged sailboat on the high seas. "Medallion" is inset into a ridge of copper. Interior of bowl is enamelled in a deep, almost indigo, blue.
Subject
Whyte home
households
decorative
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0197
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Date
1850 – 1900
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
102.04.0200
Description
A lathe-turned round-dish, flat-bottomed box with a domed, lapping lid which fits flushly over a flange on the box body. Box and lid are painted a boxcar red and decorated with designs of circles and flowers, varnish over paint has oxidized. Interior of box has been painted a dark green.
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Title
Trinket Box
Date
1850 – 1900
Material
wood
Dimensions
6.3 x 13.0 cm
Description
A lathe-turned round-dish, flat-bottomed box with a domed, lapping lid which fits flushly over a flange on the box body. Box and lid are painted a boxcar red and decorated with designs of circles and flowers, varnish over paint has oxidized. Interior of box has been painted a dark green.
Subject
households
decorative
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0200
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Date
1910 – 1935
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
102.04.0222
Description
Lidded red wooden box with black interiors. Relief carved scene of two robed men, one of whom (at right) is pointing out something to the left. Sides of lid and box covered with shallow relief carved geometric diamond pattern. “China” stamped on base.
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Title
Trinket Box
Date
1910 – 1935
Material
wood
Dimensions
4.0 x 7.0 x 13.0 cm
Description
Lidded red wooden box with black interiors. Relief carved scene of two robed men, one of whom (at right) is pointing out something to the left. Sides of lid and box covered with shallow relief carved geometric diamond pattern. “China” stamped on base.
Subject
households
decorative
miniatures
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0222
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Date
1910 – 1925
Material
bark; quill; grass
Catalogue Number
102.04.0266
Description
A flat-based, straight-sided birchbark box with smooth, flush, overfitting lid. Walls decorated with pink and white porcupine quills, and walls of lid similarly decorated. The top of the lid is decorated with an overlapped pattern of brown and white quills in a floral motif, with "stamens" of green…
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Title
Trinket Box
Date
1910 – 1925
Material
bark; quill; grass
Dimensions
6.2 x 7.5 cm
Description
A flat-based, straight-sided birchbark box with smooth, flush, overfitting lid. Walls decorated with pink and white porcupine quills, and walls of lid similarly decorated. The top of the lid is decorated with an overlapped pattern of brown and white quills in a floral motif, with "stamens" of green quills bursting from the centre. About 5% of the quills are loose at one end, some quills lost. Thread which binds grass to rim of lid has frayed severely. Box contains six quartz crystals.
Subject
households
Indigenous
decorative
quillwork
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0266
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Date
1930 – 1940
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
102.04.0383
Description
A round, black lacquer box with heavy gold scrollwork around sides and lid with Burmese figure at centre. Lacquer over wickerwork. Shallow black tray sits in deep base, lid fits over lip on base. Sides of box and lid covered with heavy scrolled vine pattern with gold line borders. Heavy scroll bord…
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Title
Trinket Box
Date
1930 – 1940
Material
wood
Dimensions
9.5 cm
Description
A round, black lacquer box with heavy gold scrollwork around sides and lid with Burmese figure at centre. Lacquer over wickerwork. Shallow black tray sits in deep base, lid fits over lip on base. Sides of box and lid covered with heavy scrolled vine pattern with gold line borders. Heavy scroll border repeated around edge of lid with figure of Burmese man at centre, dressed in tiered headdress and flowing robe, and holding scroll in hand. Contains button collection and various other sewing sundries. Sticker on base: "Made in Burma" and remnants of a paper stamp of some sort.
Subject
households
decorative
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0383
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Date
1910 – 1940
Material
wood; metal, brass
Catalogue Number
102.04.0131
Description
A rectangular, possibly mahogany, wooden box with a hinged lid. There is fancy brass inlay on the lid, and the bottom corners on the box are also finished with brass. The outside wood surface is cracking.
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Title
Trinket Box
Date
1910 – 1940
Material
wood; metal, brass
Dimensions
5.0 x 10.7 x 18.0 cm
Description
A rectangular, possibly mahogany, wooden box with a hinged lid. There is fancy brass inlay on the lid, and the bottom corners on the box are also finished with brass. The outside wood surface is cracking.
Subject
households
decorative
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0131
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Date
1910 – 1915
Material
paper
Catalogue Number
110.01.0046
Description
Tall round cardboard box with box-type lid; delicately painted with watercolours over textured paper covering box and lid; four panels around sides contain painted flower sprays separated from alternating, wider panels painted with polka dots of lights blue; lid contains similar sprays of flowers a…
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Title
Trinket Box
Date
1910 – 1915
Material
paper
Dimensions
6.5 x 9.0 cm
Description
Tall round cardboard box with box-type lid; delicately painted with watercolours over textured paper covering box and lid; four panels around sides contain painted flower sprays separated from alternating, wider panels painted with polka dots of lights blue; lid contains similar sprays of flowers around side separated by light blue festoons of ribbons, and light blue polka dots on top, edges and lines separating panels painted with gold.
Subject
Whyte home
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
110.01.0046
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Date
1918 – 1919
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
102.04.1012
Description
Siberian box, hand-carved for Ulysse LaCasse,lid carved in relief of flower branches, "Vladivostok/Siberia 1918-1919./U. LaCasse" against textured background, rectangular box with flat ends and rounded sides like a flattened cylinder, carved of solid piece of wood, lid hinged with small metal pins …
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Title
Trinket Box
Date
1918 – 1919
Material
wood
Dimensions
3.0 x 8.4 x 12.3 cm
Description
Siberian box, hand-carved for Ulysse LaCasse,lid carved in relief of flower branches, "Vladivostok/Siberia 1918-1919./U. LaCasse" against textured background, rectangular box with flat ends and rounded sides like a flattened cylinder, carved of solid piece of wood, lid hinged with small metal pins each side, interior of lid carved with curling hunting horn and "260" carved below it.
Subject
souvenirs
Russia
Ulysse LaCasse
Credit
Gift of Ulysse LaCasse, Banff, 1970
Catalogue Number
102.04.1012
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