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[Hunting party preparing to depart from Banff Indian Grounds or Brewster Corrals, Banff]

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Part Of
Pat Brewster fonds
Scope & Content
Image of five people on horseback with five pack horses
Date Range
1850-1910
Reference Code
v91 / 12 / a / na66 - 1716
Description Level
6 / Item
GMD
Photograph
Negative, copy
Photograph, print
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Part Of
Pat Brewster fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Fonds Number
M2 / V91 / S21
Sous-Fonds
V91
Reference Code
v91 / 12 / a / na66 - 1716
GMD
Photograph
Negative, copy
Photograph, print
Date Range
1850-1910
Physical Description
1 photograph : negative : copy negative
Scope & Content
Image of five people on horseback with five pack horses
Subject Access
Discovery and Exploration
Environment and Nature
Sports and Recreation
Transportation
Geographic Access
Alberta
British Columbia
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
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Artist
Cornelius David Krieghoff (1815 – 1872, Canadian)
Date
prior to 1878
Medium
oil on canvas
Catalogue Number
KrC.02.02
Description
General colour: grey, green, blue, pink. A figure wearing snow shoes, a green coat with a red sash and a red tam with feathers in it, carries a rifle over his right shoulder and trudges to the left. Behind to the right is a snow covered rock. To the left are trees. Grey clouds in a pink and blue sk…
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Artist
Cornelius David Krieghoff (1815 – 1872, Canadian)
Title
Tracking the Moose
Date
prior to 1878
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
21.9 x 26.1 cm
Description
General colour: grey, green, blue, pink. A figure wearing snow shoes, a green coat with a red sash and a red tam with feathers in it, carries a rifle over his right shoulder and trudges to the left. Behind to the right is a snow covered rock. To the left are trees. Grey clouds in a pink and blue sky come down to meet a distant hill.
Subject
figure, male
winter
hunting
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1971
Catalogue Number
KrC.02.02
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Artist
Cornelius David Krieghoff (1815 – 1872, Canadian)
Date
prior to 1878
Medium
oil on canvas
Catalogue Number
KrC.02.01
Description
General colour: grey. A heavily cloaked figure wearing snow shoes and carrying a basket on her back from her forehead and with mocassins clasped in her right hand, trudges to the right in front of chunks of snow covered ice. In the distance on the left is an embankment with a flag flying at the top…
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Artist
Cornelius David Krieghoff (1815 – 1872, Canadian)
Title
Moccasin Seller
Date
prior to 1878
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
26.3 x 21.8 cm
Description
General colour: grey. A heavily cloaked figure wearing snow shoes and carrying a basket on her back from her forehead and with mocassins clasped in her right hand, trudges to the right in front of chunks of snow covered ice. In the distance on the left is an embankment with a flag flying at the top. The sky is grey with a patch of blue in the upper left area.
Subject
figure, female
winter
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1971
Catalogue Number
KrC.02.01
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Artist
Utagawa Yoshitora
Date
1853
Medium
woodblock on paper
Catalogue Number
YoU.04.01 a-c
Description
This print features 9 woman and 1 man playing musical instruments in a room with a green floor, yellow walls, and a large window which spans through all the panels. Through the window a tree with blossoms can be noticed. Lamps and dishes of goodies are lain about. The first panel contains three w…
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Artist
Utagawa Yoshitora
Title
Twelve Symphonies
Date
1853
Medium
woodblock on paper
Dimensions
37.5 x 73.5 cm
Description
This print features 9 woman and 1 man playing musical instruments in a room with a green floor, yellow walls, and a large window which spans through all the panels. Through the window a tree with blossoms can be noticed. Lamps and dishes of goodies are lain about. The first panel contains three woman kneeling on the floor facing the right. The woman in the blc is playing a drum. Between the first and second panel spans a colourful gong type instrument on a black stand. In the second panel kneel three people (2 women and one man) The man is playing a flute. The third panel has three women: one playing a long stringed instrument.
Subject
figures
group
women
man
activity
musical gathering
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
YoU.04.01 a-c
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Date
1832
Material
fibre; paper; metal
Catalogue Number
103.04.1021
Description
Bright green bonnet (calash) with eight folds. Fabric is stitched around shaped metal stays, 14 in all. Neck piece is padded and shaped with wire. Rim has fabric folded or pleated in ribbon effect. Long green ribbon ties at front of neck. Additional long grey ribbon attached to brim higher on face.…
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Title
Bonnet
Date
1832
Material
fibre; paper; metal
Description
Bright green bonnet (calash) with eight folds. Fabric is stitched around shaped metal stays, 14 in all. Neck piece is padded and shaped with wire. Rim has fabric folded or pleated in ribbon effect. Long green ribbon ties at front of neck. Additional long grey ribbon attached to brim higher on face. Inside back is reinforced with burlap on which is glued brown paper. Written in Mary Schaffer’s hand: “18 S.M. Potts 1832 Calasche”. On back, ribbon is tied in bow. Green fabric stitched on back to cover neck.
Subject
clothing
S.M. Potts
Mary Schaffer
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.04.1021
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Date
1850 – 1900
Material
metal; glass
Catalogue Number
103.08.1067
Description
Small oval-shaped eyeglasses framed with silver metal. Ear arms are extendable.
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Title
Eyeglasses
Date
1850 – 1900
Material
metal; glass
Description
Small oval-shaped eyeglasses framed with silver metal. Ear arms are extendable.
Subject
Mary Schaffer
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.08.1067
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Date
1850 – 1940
Material
skin; glass; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.07.1011
Description
A beaded belt with an orange border and a blue background. The belt has a repeating geometric pattern in red, white, black and orange.
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Title
Beaded Belt
Date
1850 – 1940
Material
skin; glass; fibre
Dimensions
99.0 x 8.5 cm
Description
A beaded belt with an orange border and a blue background. The belt has a repeating geometric pattern in red, white, black and orange.
Subject
Indigenous
regalia
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Unknown, 1968
Catalogue Number
103.07.1011
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Date
1850 – 1975
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
104.04.3001
Description
Skeleton of revolver. Handle, hammer and cylinder missing, barrel broken at end. Accompanied by papers, yellow with CRW writing: “Old Navy Cap and Ball Revolver 36 Calibre a 6 shooter Whitney Whitneyville, Conn. 1850 - 1860. Found by Larry, son of Archie Daniels in remians of a cabin in Kanan…
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Title
Fragment
Date
1850 – 1975
Material
metal
Dimensions
3.5 x 13.0 x 23.0 cm
Description
Skeleton of revolver. Handle, hammer and cylinder missing, barrel broken at end. Accompanied by papers, yellow with CRW writing: “Old Navy Cap and Ball Revolver 36 Calibre a 6 shooter Whitney Whitneyville, Conn. 1850 - 1860. Found by Larry, son of Archie Daniels in remians of a cabin in Kananaskis Valley above lakes. Found in 1975.” and a white paper with “Dr. Pactos; Thankyou for your trouble. I think it is a Stan Arms Co. .44 made in new York around the 1850s would be interested in how close I came. Again Thanks John M” along with “Whitney, .36 Calibre Navy Cap & Ball 1850-60.”
Subject
households
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.04.3001
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Date
1850 – 1920
Material
ceramics;
Catalogue Number
102.04.0600
Description
Small round deep-sided decorative ceramic dish with blue and gilded gold stripes around the rim and a picture of a portly bald man wearing purple pants and a green coat with one hand raised in a room with a table, chairs, and windows behind him - printed at the bottom is “MR PICKWICK” and “BANFF” h…
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Title
Dish
Date
1850 – 1920
Material
ceramics;
Dimensions
4.0 cm
Description
Small round deep-sided decorative ceramic dish with blue and gilded gold stripes around the rim and a picture of a portly bald man wearing purple pants and a green coat with one hand raised in a room with a table, chairs, and windows behind him - printed at the bottom is “MR PICKWICK” and “BANFF” has been written above that in gold ink. A makers mark is stamped on the bottom - online research shows this image was a popular motif with Grimwades in the mid-1900s as Mr Pickwick was the main character of Charles Dickens’ first novel, “The Pickwick Papers.”
Subject
Charles Dickens
souvenir
household wares
literature
Credit
Gift of Bill Mather, Edmonton, 1991
Catalogue Number
102.04.0600
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Part Of
Alpine Club of Canada fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of a scrapbook pertaining primarily to the Calgary Stampede and the Banff Indian Days. Contains newspaper clippings, photographs, and leaflets. Also includes newspaper clippings pertaining to Mt. Assiniboine, Timber Carnivals, and other ACC-affliated events.
Date Range
1850-1952
Reference Code
M200 / AC 148M / 1
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Scrapbook
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Part Of
Alpine Club of Canada fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M200 / S6 / V14
Series
IV.A. Other material: textual
Sous-Fonds
AC 148M
Accession Number
.
Reference Code
M200 / AC 148M / 1
GMD
Scrapbook
Date Range
1850-1952
Physical Description
2.5 cm of textual material (42 pages ; 30.5 x 25.5 cm)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description.
Scope & Content
File consists of a scrapbook pertaining primarily to the Calgary Stampede and the Banff Indian Days. Contains newspaper clippings, photographs, and leaflets. Also includes newspaper clippings pertaining to Mt. Assiniboine, Timber Carnivals, and other ACC-affliated events.
Name Access
Alpine Club of Canada
Subject Access
Banff Indian Days
Banff Indian Grounds
Calgary Stampede
Rodeo
Festival
Winter Carnival
Ranching
Winter sports
Geographic Access
Banff
Lake Louise
Mount Assiniboine
Mount Assiniboine Park
Calgary
Alberta
British Columbia
Canada
Language
English
Title Source
Title based on material
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources

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Date
1836
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
103.05.1187
Description
Small cream coloured baby dress with puff sleeves. Lace around neckline, sleeves, and at bodice. Two ties are in bows at the neckline and just below. Circle of lace approx. 9 cm above hem of dress. Waist of dress is 20 cm, width at bottom 77.5 cm.
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Title
Baby Dress
Date
1836
Material
fibre
Dimensions
64 x 77.5 cm
Description
Small cream coloured baby dress with puff sleeves. Lace around neckline, sleeves, and at bodice. Two ties are in bows at the neckline and just below. Circle of lace approx. 9 cm above hem of dress. Waist of dress is 20 cm, width at bottom 77.5 cm.
Subject
households
clothing
children
Mary Schaffer Warren
Credit
Gift of Shelagh Nolan Lester, Calgary, 2005
Catalogue Number
103.05.1187
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Secretary; Writing Desk

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Date
1850
Material
wood, mahogany;
Catalogue Number
102.03.1027
Description
A writing desk that features a curved and inlaid centre portion which folds back to expose four small drawers and open compartments above a pull-out writing/working surface. The desk is supported by two richly carved legs depicting acanthus leaves, terminating in brass casters. It’s flanked by a pa…
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Title
Secretary; Writing Desk
Date
1850
Material
wood, mahogany;
Description
A writing desk that features a curved and inlaid centre portion which folds back to expose four small drawers and open compartments above a pull-out writing/working surface. The desk is supported by two richly carved legs depicting acanthus leaves, terminating in brass casters. It’s flanked by a pair of brass candle holders. Below the working surface are a pair of fielded flamed mahogany doors with brass accents which enclose a storage area. The upper portion features a bookcase with a pair of glazed doors with brass accents. This mahogany secretary features numerous decorative elements including gilt mounts, brass ornamentations, detailed carvings, flamed mahogany panels and an overall exhibition of superior craftsmanship.
Subject
households
furniture
Mary Schaffer
Credit
Gift of Jan McGregor, Edmonton, 2014
Catalogue Number
102.03.1027
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Date
1850 – 1880
Material
glass; shell
Catalogue Number
103.01.0012
Description
A necklace made by alternating sets of two dentalium shells with various coloured beads. A triangular shaped abalone shell hanging from centre as a pendant.
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Title
Beaded Necklace
Date
1850 – 1880
Material
glass; shell
Dimensions
38.0 cm
Description
A necklace made by alternating sets of two dentalium shells with various coloured beads. A triangular shaped abalone shell hanging from centre as a pendant.
Subject
Indigenous
West Coast, California
beadwork
decorative
regalia
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0012
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Date
1850 – 1900
Material
metal, silver
Catalogue Number
103.07.0013
Description
A silver shoehorn with a curved blade that narrows into a handle. There is an embossed floral pattern on the inside of the handle. The shoehorn in marked with three hallmarks and “Sterling B 350”.
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Title
Shoehorn
Date
1850 – 1900
Material
metal, silver
Dimensions
2.3 x 4.7 x 15.5 cm
Description
A silver shoehorn with a curved blade that narrows into a handle. There is an embossed floral pattern on the inside of the handle. The shoehorn in marked with three hallmarks and “Sterling B 350”.
Subject
households
clothing
footwear
assistive device
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.0013
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Date
1850 – 1875
Material
metal, silver
Catalogue Number
103.07.0056
Description
A sterling silver long scissor-type tool with two long solid blades and a round spring hinge where the handles join. Pressure on the handles opens the jaws, which are flat along the inside and rounded on the outside. Stamped on the inside edge of the handle is “Sterling”.
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Title
Glove Stretcher
Date
1850 – 1875
Material
metal, silver
Dimensions
4.4 (widest) x 19.1 cm
Description
A sterling silver long scissor-type tool with two long solid blades and a round spring hinge where the handles join. Pressure on the handles opens the jaws, which are flat along the inside and rounded on the outside. Stamped on the inside edge of the handle is “Sterling”.
Subject
clothing
Isabella Brewster
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.0056
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Date
1835 – 1905
Material
fibre, silk; metal
Catalogue Number
103.08.0086
Description
A long narrow netted grey silk evening bag with metallic beads laced in the netting. The beading becomes quite heavy at the bottom. The purse has a beaded tassel and a slit opening in the side with two angular metal rings that slip over the purse and secure its contents. Two Canadian ten cent co…
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Title
Beaded Purse
Date
1835 – 1905
Material
fibre, silk; metal
Dimensions
37.5 cm
Description
A long narrow netted grey silk evening bag with metallic beads laced in the netting. The beading becomes quite heavy at the bottom. The purse has a beaded tassel and a slit opening in the side with two angular metal rings that slip over the purse and secure its contents. Two Canadian ten cent coins dated 1911 and 1917 were found inside this purse.
Subject
households
social customs
crafts
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0086
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Date
1850 – 1930
Material
ceramic, porcelain
Catalogue Number
103.08.0139
Description
A small white porcelain bottle with a rolled lip. The bottle is decorated with blue and red Chinese dogs playing with a ball, and a thin blue horizontal line just under the lip and at the base.
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Title
Snuff Bottle
Date
1850 – 1930
Material
ceramic, porcelain
Dimensions
7.5 cm
Description
A small white porcelain bottle with a rolled lip. The bottle is decorated with blue and red Chinese dogs playing with a ball, and a thin blue horizontal line just under the lip and at the base.
Subject
smoking
medicinal
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0139
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Date
1850 – 1930
Material
ceramic, porcelain
Catalogue Number
103.08.0140
Description
A small white bottle with a rolled lip. The bottle is decorated on the side with a standing male figure.
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Title
Snuff Bottle
Date
1850 – 1930
Material
ceramic, porcelain
Dimensions
7.5 cm
Description
A small white bottle with a rolled lip. The bottle is decorated on the side with a standing male figure.
Subject
smoking
medicinal
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0140
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Date
1850 – 1930
Material
glass
Catalogue Number
103.08.0141
Description
A small white glass bottle with a rounded bottom. The bottle has three green leaf-shaped decorative marks with red and yellow centres falling down from the neck on each side of the bottle.
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Title
Snuff Bottle
Date
1850 – 1930
Material
glass
Dimensions
6.0 cm
Description
A small white glass bottle with a rounded bottom. The bottle has three green leaf-shaped decorative marks with red and yellow centres falling down from the neck on each side of the bottle.
Subject
smoking
medicinal
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0141
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Date
1850 – 1890
Material
metal, steel; wood; skin
Catalogue Number
104.05.0024
Description
A sword with a single edged steel blade set a into wooden hilt which is wrapped with thin strips of leather. There are three metal rings at the joint of the handle and blade.
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Title
Sword
Date
1850 – 1890
Material
metal, steel; wood; skin
Dimensions
4.0 (approximately) x 55.0 (approximately) cm
Description
A sword with a single edged steel blade set a into wooden hilt which is wrapped with thin strips of leather. There are three metal rings at the joint of the handle and blade.
Subject
households
military
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.05.0024
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