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Date
1950 – 1966
Material
metal; wood
Catalogue Number
104.18.1022
Description
Handmade wire box trap, spring loaded door. Wood base 27.0x14.7x2.0; 0.2 dia. wire frame and ends attached to sides of base, thinner, wavey wire encloses the box. 21.0 cm long spring attached to both ends. Sliding wire handles each end. 12.5 cm long wire handle centretop, hanging wire hook ins…
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Title
Mouse Trap
Date
1950 – 1966
Material
metal; wood
Dimensions
27.0 x 14.7 x 14.0 cm
Description
Handmade wire box trap, spring loaded door. Wood base 27.0x14.7x2.0; 0.2 dia. wire frame and ends attached to sides of base, thinner, wavey wire encloses the box. 21.0 cm long spring attached to both ends. Sliding wire handles each end. 12.5 cm long wire handle centretop, hanging wire hook inside, numerous wire pieces twisted and looped. 4 nails (without heads) near each inside corner on base. Painted on bottom:"Boswell".
Subject
households
pest control
Credit
Gift of Robert Lefroy, Calgary, 1966
Catalogue Number
104.18.1022
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Date
1950 – 1970
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
105.06.1007
Description
Sharp rod mounted on decorative base. 0.3 diameter rod 9.6 long comes to a sharp point, centered on a cast base 5.0 square x 1.2 high. Overall design on base with 4 holes each top centre.
Title
Letter Spindle
Date
1950 – 1970
Material
metal
Dimensions
10.8 x 5.0 cm
Description
Sharp rod mounted on decorative base. 0.3 diameter rod 9.6 long comes to a sharp point, centered on a cast base 5.0 square x 1.2 high. Overall design on base with 4 holes each top centre.
Subject
organizations
Alpine Club of Canada
households
office
Credit
Gift of Ernest Kennedy, 1968
Catalogue Number
105.06.1007
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Date
1950
Material
skin; metal; plastic; paper
Catalogue Number
105.06.1017
Description
Leather covered box with lid, pigskin covered box, inside lined in suede, bottom fabric covered. Insidea brass plate 7.5x1.7 wide, plastic tip on end. One end is attached to lid to brace lid open. Surface tear inside box, red pen mark trc lid.
Title
Stationery Box
Date
1950
Material
skin; metal; plastic; paper
Dimensions
3.5 x 14.0 x 16.0 cm
Description
Leather covered box with lid, pigskin covered box, inside lined in suede, bottom fabric covered. Insidea brass plate 7.5x1.7 wide, plastic tip on end. One end is attached to lid to brace lid open. Surface tear inside box, red pen mark trc lid.
Subject
households
Phillip Moore
Pearl Moore
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
105.06.1017
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Date
1950 – 1960
Material
fibre, plant; fibre, raffia
Catalogue Number
103.08.0048
Description
A very loosely woven bag of straw with the straw warp only woven together in five rows. The bag has a braided edge at the top, and a braided handle that threads through the top row of straw. The bag is decorated with a red and green raffia design sewn on the front.
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Title
Bag
Date
1950 – 1960
Material
fibre, plant; fibre, raffia
Dimensions
23.0 x 36.0 cm
Description
A very loosely woven bag of straw with the straw warp only woven together in five rows. The bag has a braided edge at the top, and a braided handle that threads through the top row of straw. The bag is decorated with a red and green raffia design sewn on the front.
Subject
households
souvenirs
tourism
crafts
decorative
weaving
needlework
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0048
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Date
1950 – 1965
Material
fibre, cotton; wood
Catalogue Number
103.08.0056
Description
A flat, rectangular, white cotton bag with two short handles, and wooden rods threaded through a casing at the opening. The bag is decorated with an underwater seascape appliqued on the front.
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Title
Bag
Date
1950 – 1965
Material
fibre, cotton; wood
Dimensions
32.0 x 46.5 cm
Description
A flat, rectangular, white cotton bag with two short handles, and wooden rods threaded through a casing at the opening. The bag is decorated with an underwater seascape appliqued on the front.
Subject
households
decorative
crafts
needlework
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0056
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Date
1950 – 1960
Material
hair, sheep
Catalogue Number
103.08.0062
Description
A rectangular, flat, red wool bag with pink, orange, yellow, green and white narrow stripes between three vertical red and white patterned bands. The purse has a green tassel at each of the bottom corners and a pink tassel at the middle of each side and the bottom.
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Title
Purse
Date
1950 – 1960
Material
hair, sheep
Dimensions
15.0 x 19.5 cm
Description
A rectangular, flat, red wool bag with pink, orange, yellow, green and white narrow stripes between three vertical red and white patterned bands. The purse has a green tassel at each of the bottom corners and a pink tassel at the middle of each side and the bottom.
Subject
households
crafts
weaving
needlework
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0062
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Date
1950
Material
steel; wood
Catalogue Number
104.05.0006
Description
A simple knife with a single edged steel blade about 2/3 of its length. The knife has a plain wood handle held together by two rivets.
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Title
Utility Knife
Date
1950
Material
steel; wood
Dimensions
4.2 (widest point) x 34.2 cm
Description
A simple knife with a single edged steel blade about 2/3 of its length. The knife has a plain wood handle held together by two rivets.
Subject
Indians, Stoney
households
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.05.0006
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Date
1950
Material
horn, sheep
Catalogue Number
104.19.0001
Description
A ladle with a narrow handle and a wide bowl showing the grain of the mountain sheep horn.
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Title
Ladle
Date
1950
Material
horn, sheep
Dimensions
45.0 (tip of handle to tip of ladle) cm
Description
A ladle with a narrow handle and a wide bowl showing the grain of the mountain sheep horn.
Subject
Indians, Stoney
households
crafts
tools
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.19.0001
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Date
1950 – 1970
Material
ceramic, bone china
Catalogue Number
104.20.0168
Description
A flat saucer with border of flower-vine around a raised rim. The bottom has a border of vines with various kitchen untensils superimposed and a picture of a woman at stove in the centre with the verse "No matter where I serve my guests/it seems they like my kitchen best.". The plate is marked wi…
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Title
Saucer
Date
1950 – 1970
Material
ceramic, bone china
Description
A flat saucer with border of flower-vine around a raised rim. The bottom has a border of vines with various kitchen untensils superimposed and a picture of a woman at stove in the centre with the verse "No matter where I serve my guests/it seems they like my kitchen best.". The plate is marked with “Lord Nelson Ware” and “England”.
Subject
households
collectables
flowers
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0168
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Date
1950 – 1960
Material
cermaic, earthenware
Catalogue Number
104.20.0444
Description
A cup with a shallow bowl and a tall looped novelty handle extending high above the rim of the cup. The cup is light brown on the outside and light yellow on the inside. The bottom of the cup is marked “Lorenzen’s of Lantz, Nova Scotia”.
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Title
Teacup Cup
Date
1950 – 1960
Material
cermaic, earthenware
Dimensions
8.0 cm
Description
A cup with a shallow bowl and a tall looped novelty handle extending high above the rim of the cup. The cup is light brown on the outside and light yellow on the inside. The bottom of the cup is marked “Lorenzen’s of Lantz, Nova Scotia”.
Subject
households
crafts
pottery
Lorenzen’s of Lantz
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0444
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Date
1950 – 1960
Material
ceramic
Catalogue Number
104.20.0449
Description
A light blue coffeepot which is slightly bulbous at the base and decorated with molded pointed leaf shapes. The pot has a long spout attached opposite a loop handle. The pot has a high domed lid with a pointed knob. The interior of the pot is white. The bottom of the pot is marked “Hall Pour Ri…
Title
Coffeepot
Date
1950 – 1960
Material
ceramic
Description
A light blue coffeepot which is slightly bulbous at the base and decorated with molded pointed leaf shapes. The pot has a long spout attached opposite a loop handle. The pot has a high domed lid with a pointed knob. The interior of the pot is white. The bottom of the pot is marked “Hall Pour Right Tricolour Pot U.S. Patent Mar. 20, 1928 Dec. T I 49”
Subject
households
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0449
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Date
1950 – 1970
Material
metal, copper; enamel
Catalogue Number
104.20.0465
Description
A small copper bowl with a gold coloured enamel lining (lacquer?). The bowl has a very simple shape with a beaten texture showing on the exterior and a grain-like (brushed?) texture on the inside.
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Title
Bonbon Dish
Date
1950 – 1970
Material
metal, copper; enamel
Dimensions
2.5 cm
Description
A small copper bowl with a gold coloured enamel lining (lacquer?). The bowl has a very simple shape with a beaten texture showing on the exterior and a grain-like (brushed?) texture on the inside.
Subject
households
decorative
crafts
metalwork
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0465
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Date
1950 – 1970
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
104.20.0468
Description
A spoon carved from hardwood. The spoon is smooth and simply contoured with a slightly curved handle.
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Title
Spoon
Date
1950 – 1970
Material
wood
Dimensions
4.0 x 3.7 x 16.0 cm
Description
A spoon carved from hardwood. The spoon is smooth and simply contoured with a slightly curved handle.
Subject
households
crafts
woodworking
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0468
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Date
1950 – 1970
Material
skin; metal; glass; plastic
Catalogue Number
104.41.0004 a,b
Description
A light meter (a) with a leather case (b).a) A light meter in black plastic housing with a diagonal glass face showing a red needle and SCH, DIN scales, f. stops, along with shutter speeds. Ther is a light sensor on one side. b) A fitted tan leather case with a snapping flap lid which opens across…
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Title
Light Meter
Date
1950 – 1970
Material
skin; metal; glass; plastic
Dimensions
2.5 x 5.8 x 6.8 cm
Description
A light meter (a) with a leather case (b).a) A light meter in black plastic housing with a diagonal glass face showing a red needle and SCH, DIN scales, f. stops, along with shutter speeds. Ther is a light sensor on one side. b) A fitted tan leather case with a snapping flap lid which opens across the top and down one side to expose the light sensor face on the light meter. A narrow leather strap holds the meter securely in place. The case has “Dorn lei” embossed on the top.
Subject
households
souvenirs
hobbies
tourism
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.41.0004 a,b
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Date
1950 – 1970
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
102.04.0142
Description
A plain oval cushion with a beige basket weave cotton cover.
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Title
Cushion
Date
1950 – 1970
Material
fibre
Dimensions
10.0 x 35.0 x 43.0 cm
Description
A plain oval cushion with a beige basket weave cotton cover.
Subject
households
decorative
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0142
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Date
1950 – 1950
Material
wood; metal; plastic, polystyrene
Catalogue Number
102.04.0163
Description
A handmade (mortise and tenon construction) wooden box with feet and a hinged lid. The top has an inlaid wood design of a cougar attacking a mountain goat.
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Title
Trinket Box
Date
1950 – 1950
Material
wood; metal; plastic, polystyrene
Dimensions
5.7 x 10.5 x 13.7 cm
Description
A handmade (mortise and tenon construction) wooden box with feet and a hinged lid. The top has an inlaid wood design of a cougar attacking a mountain goat.
Subject
households
decorative
games
F.O. “Pat” Brewster
Dorothy Cranstone
crafts
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0163
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Date
1950 – 1970
Material
wood; metal; fibre; paper
Catalogue Number
102.05.0045 a,b
Description
A hanging wall lamp (may be handmade) with a wooden base (a), and a shade (b). The base is a square wooden wall plaque with a projecting arm that holds an electric bulb. The base has a very simple design, and the wiring goes through the arm. A metal eye at the top of the plaque is used to hang …
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Title
Electric Lamp
Date
1950 – 1970
Material
wood; metal; fibre; paper
Dimensions
15.1 (a); 17.8 (b) x 14.0 (a); 21.0 (b) x 10.1 (a) cm
Description
A hanging wall lamp (may be handmade) with a wooden base (a), and a shade (b). The base is a square wooden wall plaque with a projecting arm that holds an electric bulb. The base has a very simple design, and the wiring goes through the arm. A metal eye at the top of the plaque is used to hang the lamp. The shade is made of white burlap over paper and narrows at the top.
Subject
households
crafts
woodworking
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.05.0045 a,b
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Date
1955 – 1965
Material
paper; wood; glass; metal
Catalogue Number
105.02.0016
Description
Black and white rectangular portrait of Fred Brewster (head and shoulders, man with mustache, wearing suit, vest and tie holding pipe in left hand) framed with a wide white mat and a narrow black wood frame.
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Title
Photographic Print
Date
1955 – 1965
Material
paper; wood; glass; metal
Dimensions
23.5; 39 (frame) x 15.1; 29.6 (frame) cm
Description
Black and white rectangular portrait of Fred Brewster (head and shoulders, man with mustache, wearing suit, vest and tie holding pipe in left hand) framed with a wide white mat and a narrow black wood frame.
Subject
households
Fred Brewster
photography
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
105.02.0016
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Date
1950 – 1950
Material
metal, copper
Catalogue Number
105.02.0046
Description
A copper memento in the shape of a cowboy hat. The hat is engraved “NAMPHC 9th Annual Convention Banff 1950” on the front brim.
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Title
Miniature Hat
Date
1950 – 1950
Material
metal, copper
Dimensions
4.5 x 15.0 cm
Description
A copper memento in the shape of a cowboy hat. The hat is engraved “NAMPHC 9th Annual Convention Banff 1950” on the front brim.
Subject
households
souvenirs
clothing
organizations
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
105.02.0046
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Date
prior to 1973
Material
skin; metal
Catalogue Number
105.03.0009 a,b
Description
Two heavy leather straps with round jingle bells attached.a) A long heavy leather strap with a metal ring at one end and a latch hook at the other. Spherical sleigh bells with crosses cut through the top are riveted along the length at 5 cm intervals. b) Leather strap similar to (a), but shorter, …
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Title
Sleigh Bell
Date
prior to 1973
Material
skin; metal
Dimensions
3.8 (a); 28.5 (b) x 3.5 (a); 3.8 (b) x 220.0 (a); 28.5 (b) cm
Description
Two heavy leather straps with round jingle bells attached.a) A long heavy leather strap with a metal ring at one end and a latch hook at the other. Spherical sleigh bells with crosses cut through the top are riveted along the length at 5 cm intervals. b) Leather strap similar to (a), but shorter, and with six smaller bells riveted at 4 cm intervals.
Subject
households
transportation
animals, horses
music
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
105.03.0009 a,b
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