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Date
1885 – 1900
Material
metal; skin
Catalogue Number
104.41.1104
Description
Metal box with opening compartments and leather carrying handle marked “45”. “Pat. May 31. 87. Aug. 3. 90” stamped on top. Spring loaded film changing apparatus inside.
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Title
Cut-Film Holder
Date
1885 – 1900
Material
metal; skin
Dimensions
4.5 x 11.5 cm
Description
Metal box with opening compartments and leather carrying handle marked “45”. “Pat. May 31. 87. Aug. 3. 90” stamped on top. Spring loaded film changing apparatus inside.
Subject
photography
Vaux family
Credit
Gift of Molly Vaux, New York, USA, 1999
Catalogue Number
104.41.1104
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Date
1890 – 1920
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
104.19.1104
Description
Portable stove, metal, parts missing.
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Title
Portable Stove
Date
1890 – 1920
Material
metal
Dimensions
7.0 x 9.0 cm
Description
Portable stove, metal, parts missing.
Subject
photography
Vaux family
camping
Credit
Gift of Molly Vaux, New York, USA, 1999
Catalogue Number
104.19.1104
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Date
1940 – 1960
Material
metal; fibre
Catalogue Number
104.50.1016
Description
8 canvas straps, khaki or beige in colour, with metal buckles and clips. Some are closure straps and some are carrying straps.
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Title
Strap
Date
1940 – 1960
Material
metal; fibre
Dimensions
2.5 x 150.0 cm
Description
8 canvas straps, khaki or beige in colour, with metal buckles and clips. Some are closure straps and some are carrying straps.
Subject
photography
Vaux family
sports
hiking
camping
Credit
Gift of Molly Vaux, New York, USA, 1999
Catalogue Number
104.50.1016
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Date
1890 – 1900
Material
wood; metal; paper; fibre; glass; skin
Catalogue Number
104.41.1105
Description
Wooden folding camera for 4” x 5” plates marked “American Optical Comp’y, New York, Seavill M’f’g. Co. Prop’ties” and inscribed underneath “Geo. Vaux 1715 Arch St.” In a 3-compartment hard canvas case with plate holder, shutter mechanism without lens, plate backing panels, wooden film spools and mi…
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Title
Folding Camera
Date
1890 – 1900
Material
wood; metal; paper; fibre; glass; skin
Dimensions
24.0 x 27.0 cm
Description
Wooden folding camera for 4” x 5” plates marked “American Optical Comp’y, New York, Seavill M’f’g. Co. Prop’ties” and inscribed underneath “Geo. Vaux 1715 Arch St.” In a 3-compartment hard canvas case with plate holder, shutter mechanism without lens, plate backing panels, wooden film spools and misc. camera parts. Closure on case marked “Pat. Mar. 89.”
Subject
photography
Vaux family
Credit
Gift of Molly Vaux, New York, USA, 1999
Catalogue Number
104.41.1105
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Date
1890 – 1900
Material
wood; metal; fibre
Catalogue Number
104.41.1106
Description
Wooden folding camera for 9” x 11” plates marked “The Eastman Dry Plate & Film Co. Rochester, N.Y.” The camera front panel with the lens and plate holder are missing.
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Title
Folding Camera
Date
1890 – 1900
Material
wood; metal; fibre
Dimensions
20.0 x 32.0 x 38.0 cm
Description
Wooden folding camera for 9” x 11” plates marked “The Eastman Dry Plate & Film Co. Rochester, N.Y.” The camera front panel with the lens and plate holder are missing.
Subject
photography
Vaux family
Credit
Gift of Molly Vaux, New York, USA, 1999
Catalogue Number
104.41.1106
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Date
1885 – 1900
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
104.41.1107 a,b
Description
(a) Wooden film roller with brass fittings. Metal plate on top reads: “EASTMAN DRY PLATE & FILM CO. Rochester, N.Y., U.S.A. PATENTED MAY 5, 1885.” (b) Wooden film roller with brass fittings, top stamped: “EASTMAN KODAK CO. PAT. MAY 5, 1885. OTHER PATENTS APPL’D FOR IN ALL COUNTRIES.”
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Title
Film Roller
Date
1885 – 1900
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
6.0 x 18.0 cm
Description
(a) Wooden film roller with brass fittings. Metal plate on top reads: “EASTMAN DRY PLATE & FILM CO. Rochester, N.Y., U.S.A. PATENTED MAY 5, 1885.” (b) Wooden film roller with brass fittings, top stamped: “EASTMAN KODAK CO. PAT. MAY 5, 1885. OTHER PATENTS APPL’D FOR IN ALL COUNTRIES.”
Subject
photography
Vaux family
Credit
Gift of Molly Vaux, New York, USA, 1999
Catalogue Number
104.41.1107 a,b
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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
metal; skin
Catalogue Number
104.44.1014
Description
Metal surveyor’s chain tied with leather belt. Chain is very rusty.
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Title
Surveyor Chain
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
metal; skin
Dimensions
9.0 x 9.0 x 26.0 cm
Description
Metal surveyor’s chain tied with leather belt. Chain is very rusty.
Subject
photography
Vaux family
surveying
Credit
Gift of Molly Vaux, New York, USA, 1999
Catalogue Number
104.44.1014
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Mountain And Mining Transit

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Date
1870 – 1900
Material
wood; metal; glass; fibre; paper
Catalogue Number
104.44.1015
Description
Gurley M&M (mountain and mining) transit. Original wooden box contains blued and brass instrument, field tools, sun shade fitting, ground cloth, plumb bob, etc. Paper labels inside lid of box.
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Title
Mountain And Mining Transit
Date
1870 – 1900
Material
wood; metal; glass; fibre; paper
Dimensions
32.0 x 25.0 cm
Description
Gurley M&M (mountain and mining) transit. Original wooden box contains blued and brass instrument, field tools, sun shade fitting, ground cloth, plumb bob, etc. Paper labels inside lid of box.
Subject
photography
Vaux family
surveying
Credit
Gift of Hugh J. McCauley, Bryn Mawr, USA, 1999
Catalogue Number
104.44.1015
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Date
1880 – 1910
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
104.44.1016
Description
Wooden stadia rod. Brass tip base, varnished single wood shaft with impressed and painted vernier scale numbers and fractions. Used to measure vertical short distances and horizontal lengths. Stadia, from Latin “Stadium,” based on a unit of length for Roman racing arenas.
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Title
Stadia Rod
Date
1880 – 1910
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
5.0 x 199.0 cm
Description
Wooden stadia rod. Brass tip base, varnished single wood shaft with impressed and painted vernier scale numbers and fractions. Used to measure vertical short distances and horizontal lengths. Stadia, from Latin “Stadium,” based on a unit of length for Roman racing arenas.
Subject
photography
Vaux family
surveying
Credit
Gift of Hugh J. McCauley, Bryn Mawr, USA, 1999
Catalogue Number
104.44.1016
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Date
1880 – 1910
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
104.44.1017
Description
(a) Philadelphia rod. Brass tip base, varnished wood, split slide ruler, with vernier scale impressed and painted. Unit has adjustable round metal target. Developed in late 18th century Philadelphia for long range and hillside surveys. Ultimate height of extended rod is one third higher than a stad…
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Title
Philadelphia Rod
Date
1880 – 1910
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
4.5 x 168.0 cm
Description
(a) Philadelphia rod. Brass tip base, varnished wood, split slide ruler, with vernier scale impressed and painted. Unit has adjustable round metal target. Developed in late 18th century Philadelphia for long range and hillside surveys. Ultimate height of extended rod is one third higher than a stadia rod. (b) Wooden pole with black tape, “VAUX” written in pencil on side, function unknown.
Subject
photography
Vaux family
surveying
Credit
Gift of Hugh J. McCauley, Bryn Mawr, USA, 1999
Catalogue Number
104.44.1017
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Date
1870 – 1900
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
104.44.1018
Description
Large wooden tripod for use with transit (104.44.1015). Varnished wood with collapsing (telescoping) three legs with brass leg points and thumb screws for leg adjustments. The top bezel of threaded brass has a round wooden cover cap. Brass leg brackets are stamped: “W. & L.E. GURLEY, TROY, N.Y.”
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Title
Tripod
Date
1870 – 1900
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
93.0 x 9.0 cm
Description
Large wooden tripod for use with transit (104.44.1015). Varnished wood with collapsing (telescoping) three legs with brass leg points and thumb screws for leg adjustments. The top bezel of threaded brass has a round wooden cover cap. Brass leg brackets are stamped: “W. & L.E. GURLEY, TROY, N.Y.”
Subject
photography
Vaux family
surveying
Credit
Gift of Hugh J. McCauley, Bryn Mawr, USA, 1999
Catalogue Number
104.44.1018
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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; metal; fibre
Catalogue Number
104.41.1108
Description
Wooden and metal tripod with collapsible legs. Metal top stamped: “THALHAMMER CORP. KINO-PAN-TILT. MODEL B. PATENTED. PAT. APPLIED FOR. LOS ANGELES, CALIF.” In canvas carrying case. Label inside case reads: “Shuttite. REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. TAILOR MADE COVERS. MADE TO FIT-FIT TO CARRY.”
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Title
Tripod
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; metal; fibre
Dimensions
79.0 x 9.0 cm
Description
Wooden and metal tripod with collapsible legs. Metal top stamped: “THALHAMMER CORP. KINO-PAN-TILT. MODEL B. PATENTED. PAT. APPLIED FOR. LOS ANGELES, CALIF.” In canvas carrying case. Label inside case reads: “Shuttite. REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. TAILOR MADE COVERS. MADE TO FIT-FIT TO CARRY.”
Subject
photography
Vaux family
Credit
Gift of Molly Vaux, New York, USA, 1999
Catalogue Number
104.41.1108
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Date
1900 – 1940
Material
wood; metal; cork; fibre
Catalogue Number
104.18.1034 a-e
Description
Five bundles of fishing rods. Rods are collapsible. Four of the five have fabric carrying cases. (a) is two rods tied together. (d) has a net with handle to attach to fishing pole.
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Title
Fishing Rod
Date
1900 – 1940
Material
wood; metal; cork; fibre
Dimensions
117.0 x 7.0 cm
Description
Five bundles of fishing rods. Rods are collapsible. Four of the five have fabric carrying cases. (a) is two rods tied together. (d) has a net with handle to attach to fishing pole.
Subject
Vaux family
sports
fishing
hiking
camping
Credit
Gift of Molly Vaux, New York, USA, 1999
Catalogue Number
104.18.1034 a-e
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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
wood; metal; skin
Catalogue Number
108.04.1133 a-f
Description
Six ice axes with wooden handles, metal heads and tips. (a) has a leather head cover and tip cover. Cover marked “RICHARD COOGAN,” head marked: “FAYETTE R. PLUMB. PHILADELPHIA. SOLID CAST STEEL.” (b) has a leather head cover and tip cover. Head marked “FAYETTE R. PLUMB. PHILADELPHIA. SOLID CAST STE…
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Title
Ice Ax
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
wood; metal; skin
Dimensions
28.0 x 115.0 cm
Description
Six ice axes with wooden handles, metal heads and tips. (a) has a leather head cover and tip cover. Cover marked “RICHARD COOGAN,” head marked: “FAYETTE R. PLUMB. PHILADELPHIA. SOLID CAST STEEL.” (b) has a leather head cover and tip cover. Head marked “FAYETTE R. PLUMB. PHILADELPHIA. SOLID CAST STEEL.” (c) has leather head cover and tip cover. Head is stamped: “C.P.R.” & “F. JORG. ZWEILUTSCHINEN. BERNEROBERLAND” and an “X” is carved into the wooden handle just below the head. (d) has “GEORGE VAUX” engraved on head, also manufacturer’s stamp with crown and text obscured by rust. “INTERLAKEN” is the only legible word on the manufacturer’s stamp. (e) has a leather head cover and is made by “FAYETTE R. PLUMB. PHILADELPHIA. (f) has a leather tip cover, is stamped: “FAYETTE R. PLUMB. PHILADELPHIA” and the initials “MV” are carved into the wooden handle near the head.
Subject
photography
Vaux family
sports
hiking
camping
climbing
Credit
Gift of Molly Vaux, New York, USA, 1999
Catalogue Number
108.04.1133 a-f
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Date
1928 – 1929
Material
metal; wood
Catalogue Number
103.09.1189
Description
Two handled silver cup on black wooden base. Front of cup engraved: “Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies. COUNTRY LIFE TROPHY for the best AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPH taken on the OFFICIAL TRAIL RIDE. Presented by REGINALD TOWNSEND” Also stamped with two circular Trail Riders emblems and manufacturer’s mar…
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Title
Loving Cup
Date
1928 – 1929
Material
metal; wood
Dimensions
46.0 x 21.5 cm
Description
Two handled silver cup on black wooden base. Front of cup engraved: “Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies. COUNTRY LIFE TROPHY for the best AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPH taken on the OFFICIAL TRAIL RIDE. Presented by REGINALD TOWNSEND” Also stamped with two circular Trail Riders emblems and manufacturer’s mark: “BIRKS. STERLING” with 3 hallmarks and “11/23.” Winner’s names and dates engraved on back of cup and on 5 plates attached to base, from 1929 to 1999 (at time of donation).
Subject
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies
Reginald Townsend
photography
sports
riding
animals
horses
Credit
Gift of Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, Calgary, 2001
Catalogue Number
103.09.1189
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Date
1969 – 2000
Material
wood; metal; paper
Catalogue Number
103.09.1190
Description
A wooden plaque with “Banff Indian Days” burned into the face along with two stylized teepees and the initials “DJS” (Dave Spence). The centre of the plaque features an arc of 10 silver coins, dating from 1969 to 1978, that commemorate Banff Indian Days. There is a coin index underneath the coins…
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Title
Commemorative Plaque
Date
1969 – 2000
Material
wood; metal; paper
Dimensions
30.5 x 56.0 cm
Description
A wooden plaque with “Banff Indian Days” burned into the face along with two stylized teepees and the initials “DJS” (Dave Spence). The centre of the plaque features an arc of 10 silver coins, dating from 1969 to 1978, that commemorate Banff Indian Days. There is a coin index underneath the coins: 1969 Chief Walking Buffalo; 1970 Chief Hector Crawler; 1971 Chief Crowfoot; 1972 Chief Sitting Wind; 1973 Chief Turtle “Spope”; 1974 Chief Imasees; 1975 Chief Steinhauer; 1976 Chief White Calf; 1977 Chief Black Wolf; 1978 Charlie Beil (Sculptor).
Subject
Banff Indian Days
souvenirs
Chalie Beil
artists
Dave Spence
Indigenous
Credit
Gift of Dave Spence, Comox, 2001
Catalogue Number
103.09.1190
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Date
1937
Material
plaster
Catalogue Number
107.02.1035
Description
A hand-painted plaster sculpture of Tilly Knight on skis, fallen in the snow. The front of the sculpture is marked “SITZMARK.” Written on bottom: “TILLY KNIGHT BY J. FULLER MERRY X MAS” and dated “1937.” There are also other names written on the bottom.
Title
Sculpture
Date
1937
Material
plaster
Dimensions
10.0 x 12.0 x 16.0 cm
Description
A hand-painted plaster sculpture of Tilly Knight on skis, fallen in the snow. The front of the sculpture is marked “SITZMARK.” Written on bottom: “TILLY KNIGHT BY J. FULLER MERRY X MAS” and dated “1937.” There are also other names written on the bottom.
Subject
Tilly Knight
Jack Fuller
artists
sports
skiing
Credit
Gift of Don Bourdon, Banff, 2001
Catalogue Number
107.02.1035
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Date
1940 – 1970
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
104.48.1009
Description
A four-sided wooden yardstick, inches marked on two sides. On third side: “Frank Wheatley Industries.” On fourth side: “Your Best Buy .... Is FWI!” Hole drilled through one end of stick.
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Title
Yardstick
Date
1940 – 1970
Material
wood
Dimensions
2.0 x 2.0 x 91.5 cm
Description
A four-sided wooden yardstick, inches marked on two sides. On third side: “Frank Wheatley Industries.” On fourth side: “Your Best Buy .... Is FWI!” Hole drilled through one end of stick.
Subject
households
advertising
Frank Wheatley Industries
Credit
Gift of Don Bourdon, Banff, 2001
Catalogue Number
104.48.1009
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Date
1985 – 2000
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
108.05.1026
Description
A black and white bear, standing on its hind legs, wearing a Canada flag backpack. The manufacturer’s label and retailer’s price tag are still attached.
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Title
Stuffed Toy, Animal
Date
1985 – 2000
Material
fibre
Dimensions
31.0 x 20.5 cm
Description
A black and white bear, standing on its hind legs, wearing a Canada flag backpack. The manufacturer’s label and retailer’s price tag are still attached.
Subject
children
animals
bears
mascots
souvenirs
Jasper
Credit
Gift of Barry A. Gelfand, Jasper, 2001
Catalogue Number
108.05.1026
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Date
1920 – 1950
Material
metal, iron
Catalogue Number
108.04.1134
Description
A hand-forged iron piton, a ring attached to a tapered squared spike.
Title
Piton
Date
1920 – 1950
Material
metal, iron
Dimensions
4.0 x 1.0 x 15.0 cm
Description
A hand-forged iron piton, a ring attached to a tapered squared spike.
Subject
sports
climbing
Credit
Gift of Denis de Montigny, Chilliwack, 2001
Catalogue Number
108.04.1134
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