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Date
1902 – 1902
Material
fibre, cotton
Catalogue Number
103.09.0021
Description
A long black academic gown with long wide pointed sleeves gathered at the shoulders. The gown opens down the length of the gown front, with a wide panel on either side, and snaps to fasten at the top creating a V-neck. The back of the gown is gathered between the shoulders with a square 'collar' …
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Title
Academic Gown
Date
1902 – 1902
Material
fibre, cotton
Dimensions
130.0 cm
Description
A long black academic gown with long wide pointed sleeves gathered at the shoulders. The gown opens down the length of the gown front, with a wide panel on either side, and snaps to fasten at the top creating a V-neck. The back of the gown is gathered between the shoulders with a square 'collar' at the yoke and a line of twisted cording down centre that buttons at the bottom of the yoke. The monogram “P.A.M.” is sewn on a label at the neck. There is also a manufacturer’s label at the neck.
Subject
Philip Moore
education
ceremonial
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.09.0021
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Date
1904 – 1904
Material
fibre, cotton; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.09.0023
Description
A gold-coloured academic gown gathered at the yoke and sleeves. The gown has a wide curving neck and front opening that are banded with black satin. There are three black satin bands along edges of the wide, long, pointed sleeves. The gown fastens at the front of the neck with hooks and a narro…
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Title
Academic Gown
Date
1904 – 1904
Material
fibre, cotton; fibre
Dimensions
128.5 cm
Description
A gold-coloured academic gown gathered at the yoke and sleeves. The gown has a wide curving neck and front opening that are banded with black satin. There are three black satin bands along edges of the wide, long, pointed sleeves. The gown fastens at the front of the neck with hooks and a narrow ribbon tie.
Subject
education
ceremonial
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.09.0023
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Date
1902 – 1902
Material
fibre, cotton; fibre, silk; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.09.0022
Description
A black academic hood that has a sleeve shape at the end. The deep hood is lined with orange silk and black silk in wide bands. The hood is edged in light grey velvet which forms a strap to pass over the shoulders and rest on the chest.
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Title
Academic Hood
Date
1902 – 1902
Material
fibre, cotton; fibre, silk; fibre
Dimensions
90.0 x 107.0 cm
Description
A black academic hood that has a sleeve shape at the end. The deep hood is lined with orange silk and black silk in wide bands. The hood is edged in light grey velvet which forms a strap to pass over the shoulders and rest on the chest.
Subject
education
ceremonial
Philip Moore
Princeton University
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.09.0022
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Date
1900 – 1930
Material
metal; glass; wood
Catalogue Number
104.30.0006
Description
Air meter enclosed in circular shallow brass case covered with glass, and standing on three brass legs (3.5 cm) attached to a solid brass disk stand of the same size. Brass ring attached perpendicular to side of the meter case by two thin metal arms, contains wind vane with eight small square sails…
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Title
Air Meter
Date
1900 – 1930
Material
metal; glass; wood
Dimensions
7.1 x 7.8 x 8.5 cm
Description
Air meter enclosed in circular shallow brass case covered with glass, and standing on three brass legs (3.5 cm) attached to a solid brass disk stand of the same size. Brass ring attached perpendicular to side of the meter case by two thin metal arms, contains wind vane with eight small square sails attached to centre by small metal arms. Face dial measured around perimeter with numbers from 0-90 has small circular dial at top with numbers from 0-9 and the letters "HDS" just above central pivot of small thin needle. Dial reads "Air meter to 1000 feet/No 508". Bottom of solid brass base has screw hole at centre to hold screw mount which is brass finger screw with black painted brass tube attached to top. Lever on side of meter halts needle. Box, plain square wooden box with brass hinges for lid is fitted with small blocks of wood to hold air meter securely in place. Mounting screw slips over arm of piece of wood fastened to lid. Paper label inside lid reads, "Correction for Air Meter No. 508/. Add 30 per minute to the observed reading of the Air Meter. Note. Each instrument is now regulated so as to reduce the correction to a constant quantity per minute, which must be added as in the example given.". Small brass latch hook closes lid.
Subject
households
industry
surveying
Russell Robb
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.30.0006
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Date
1900 – 1950
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
103.04.1047
Description
Olive green felt alpine hat with hatband made of three strands of gold cord. Broken black feather tucked into hatband. Two labels inside hat: “Made in Austria” & “ORIGINAL Tscher HUT.”
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Title
Alpine Hat
Date
1900 – 1950
Material
fibre
Dimensions
13.0 x 20.0 x 26.0 cm
Description
Olive green felt alpine hat with hatband made of three strands of gold cord. Broken black feather tucked into hatband. Two labels inside hat: “Made in Austria” & “ORIGINAL Tscher HUT.”
Subject
sports
climbing
packers and guides
Swiss guides
Ernest Feuz
Canadian Pacific Railway
Credit
Gift of Fred Feuz, Salmon Arm, 1999
Catalogue Number
103.04.1047
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Date
1905 – 1915
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
105.03.1008
Description
Large metal amplifying horn from phonograph. Flared shape in eleven sections. Blue paint worn off in many areas. Small red label reads: “‘Rex’ TRADEMARK STANDARD AMPLIFYING HORN. THE BEST FOR TONE. R.S.W. & S.”
Title
Amplifying Horn
Date
1905 – 1915
Material
metal
Dimensions
55.0 cm
Description
Large metal amplifying horn from phonograph. Flared shape in eleven sections. Blue paint worn off in many areas. Small red label reads: “‘Rex’ TRADEMARK STANDARD AMPLIFYING HORN. THE BEST FOR TONE. R.S.W. & S.”
Subject
households
entertainment
music
Credit
Gift of Marika McCaffrey, Banff, 1998
Catalogue Number
105.03.1008
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Andiron Accessory, Fireplace

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Date
1900 – 1940
Material
metal, brass; metal, iron
Catalogue Number
102.07.0007 a,b
Description
A pair of three-legged andirons. Each andiron has a large, spool like, brass ornament topped with a large ball. This decoration sits on two curved solid brass legs. The third leg is attached behind the first two by a a curved, brass covered, horizontal iron bar. This third leg is topped by a s…
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Title
Andiron Accessory, Fireplace
Date
1900 – 1940
Material
metal, brass; metal, iron
Dimensions
40.0 x 29.5 x 60.0 cm
Description
A pair of three-legged andirons. Each andiron has a large, spool like, brass ornament topped with a large ball. This decoration sits on two curved solid brass legs. The third leg is attached behind the first two by a a curved, brass covered, horizontal iron bar. This third leg is topped by a smaller brass knob. The bar attching the third leg continues straight back and bends at a right angle down to form another leg and forms the section that supports logs. The knobs unscrew from the legs and each andiron breaks down.
Subject
households
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.07.0007 a,b
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Date
1900 – 1905
Material
metal; glass; paper; skin
Catalogue Number
104.30.1006 a,b
Description
Two aneroid barometer-altimeters (a & b) labeled: “Keuffel & Esser Co. N.Y. MADE IN ENGLAND. Improved Surveying Aneroid Compensated” Black oxidized finish on the case. Altitude graduation up to 12,000 feet. Leather carrying cases contain comparative pressure test sheet dated 1903 and issued by Keuf…
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Title
Aneroid Barometer
Date
1900 – 1905
Material
metal; glass; paper; skin
Dimensions
10.5 x 8.5 cm
Description
Two aneroid barometer-altimeters (a & b) labeled: “Keuffel & Esser Co. N.Y. MADE IN ENGLAND. Improved Surveying Aneroid Compensated” Black oxidized finish on the case. Altitude graduation up to 12,000 feet. Leather carrying cases contain comparative pressure test sheet dated 1903 and issued by Keuffel & Esser.
Subject
photography
Vaux family
surveying
science
Credit
Gift of Molly Vaux, New York, USA, 1999
Catalogue Number
104.30.1006 a,b
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Date
1900 – 1940
Material
mineral, onyx
Catalogue Number
107.01.0010
Description
A stylized dragon carved from white onyx. The dragon’s body is flat and slightly arched over a round disk base with a dragon's head at one end looking back over the body. There is an ornate raised relief carving on the body. The base is marked with (Chinese?) characters inside a square.
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Title
Animal Figurine
Date
1900 – 1940
Material
mineral, onyx
Dimensions
2.0 x 12.0 cm
Description
A stylized dragon carved from white onyx. The dragon’s body is flat and slightly arched over a round disk base with a dragon's head at one end looking back over the body. There is an ornate raised relief carving on the body. The base is marked with (Chinese?) characters inside a square.
Subject
households
collectables
crafts
carving
animals, dragon
myths
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
107.01.0010
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Date
1900 – 1935
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
104.33.0011
Description
Bamboo musical instrument made of two hollow bamboo tubes suspended on split bamboo frame of three thin upright sticks supported in holes cut in hollow bamboo tube at bottom. Two flat pieces of bamboo are secured crosswise into the split uprights and each holds one of the bamboo tubes which are hun…
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Title
Anklung
Date
1900 – 1935
Material
wood
Dimensions
33.9 x 4.0 x 24.0 cm
Description
Bamboo musical instrument made of two hollow bamboo tubes suspended on split bamboo frame of three thin upright sticks supported in holes cut in hollow bamboo tube at bottom. Two flat pieces of bamboo are secured crosswise into the split uprights and each holds one of the bamboo tubes which are hung on them by a semicircular hole which fits into a notch on the crosspiece, half of the upper part of these tubes have been cut away lengthwise and at their bottom two small legs have been carved which fit into wells cut in the bamboo tube at the bottom. When the instrument is held by one of the uprights and shaken, the hollow bamboo clappers strike the sides of this well and make a musical sound.
Subject
households
entertainment
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.33.0011
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Date
1900 – 1930
Material
fibre, cotton
Catalogue Number
102.04.0168
Description
A white filigree lace antimacassar that has a straight edge across the top with sharp corners and is rounded on the bottom corners. A solid border is scalloped along the rounded edges. The border encloses a wide band of openwork lace containing a diamond shape pattern of thick dots around a solid…
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Title
Antimacassar
Date
1900 – 1930
Material
fibre, cotton
Dimensions
21.0 x 37.0 cm
Description
A white filigree lace antimacassar that has a straight edge across the top with sharp corners and is rounded on the bottom corners. A solid border is scalloped along the rounded edges. The border encloses a wide band of openwork lace containing a diamond shape pattern of thick dots around a solid rectangular centre with openwork bar across a repeating diamond pattern.
Subject
households
decorative
crafts
needlework
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0168
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Date
1900 – 1920
Material
carbon, paper
Catalogue Number
104.41.1001 a-i
Description
8 black carbon rods in box; (a - g); ca 30.6 long, 1.0 diameter; (h) ca 30.6 long, 1.3 diameter;printed on rod: "National trade mark Photographic white flame cored" made inU.S.A. 390" 671; (i) corrugated cardboard box 31.6 x 10.5 x 6.5; withmanufacturer's label "Macbeth Arc Lamp Co."
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Title
Arc Lamp Carbons
Date
1900 – 1920
Material
carbon, paper
Description
8 black carbon rods in box; (a - g); ca 30.6 long, 1.0 diameter; (h) ca 30.6 long, 1.3 diameter;printed on rod: "National trade mark Photographic white flame cored" made inU.S.A. 390" 671; (i) corrugated cardboard box 31.6 x 10.5 x 6.5; withmanufacturer's label "Macbeth Arc Lamp Co."
Subject
photography
Byron Harmon
Credit
Gift of Don Harmon, Banff, 1966
Catalogue Number
104.41.1001 a-i
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Date
1900 – 1930
Material
wood; feather; sinew
Catalogue Number
104.05.0038 a,b,c
Description
Three handmade arrows carved from wooden twigs, each with three split and trimmed shaft feathers bound to a notched end. All three arrows have sharpened tips and are painted with coloured bands: a) An arrow with red, green and yellow bands under feathers. Long pieces of down have been left at the…
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Title
Arrow
Date
1900 – 1930
Material
wood; feather; sinew
Dimensions
69.5 (a); 72.7 (b); 58.0 (c) cm
Description
Three handmade arrows carved from wooden twigs, each with three split and trimmed shaft feathers bound to a notched end. All three arrows have sharpened tips and are painted with coloured bands: a) An arrow with red, green and yellow bands under feathers. Long pieces of down have been left at the bottom of the featers. b) An arrow with bands of red, blue, and red under the feathers. c) An arrow with bands of blue, red, blue,yellow, blue, red, and blue under the feathers, and with a red band at the tip.
Subject
Indigenous
hunting
sports, archery
crafts
carving
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.05.0038 a,b,c
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Date
1905 – 1950
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
102.04.1076
Description
Tarnished metal ashtray, circular with rest for cigarette.
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Title
Ashtray
Date
1905 – 1950
Material
metal
Dimensions
4.0 cm
Description
Tarnished metal ashtray, circular with rest for cigarette.
Subject
packers and guides
camping
smoking
Bert Riggall
Credit
Gift of Dale Burton, Surrey, 1999
Catalogue Number
102.04.1076
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Date
1900 – 1940
Material
metal, brass
Catalogue Number
102.04.0059
Description
A brass ashtray. The base is a shallow bowl with a sculpted figure of a seated cat placed off-centre as decoration.
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Title
Ashtray
Date
1900 – 1940
Material
metal, brass
Dimensions
6.0 x 8.0 x 8.0 cm
Description
A brass ashtray. The base is a shallow bowl with a sculpted figure of a seated cat placed off-centre as decoration.
Subject
households
smoking
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0059
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Date
1900 – 1940
Material
metal, copper
Catalogue Number
102.04.0060
Description
A crudely made ashtray. The bowl has been hammered from a flat sheet of copper, and the rim left square. The ashtray has a split in the base and the rim is bent.
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Title
Ashtray
Date
1900 – 1940
Material
metal, copper
Dimensions
15.0 x 15.0 cm
Description
A crudely made ashtray. The bowl has been hammered from a flat sheet of copper, and the rim left square. The ashtray has a split in the base and the rim is bent.
Subject
households
smoking
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0060
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Date
1900 – 1940
Material
metal, pewter; glass; stone
Catalogue Number
102.04.0062
Description
An ashtray that is a short cylinder and is spanned by a cigarette rest. The outside is decorated with a raised floral design that is inset with glass and stone. The base is stamped “China”. One side is badly dented.
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Title
Ashtray
Date
1900 – 1940
Material
metal, pewter; glass; stone
Dimensions
5.0 x 9.5 x 9.5 cm
Description
An ashtray that is a short cylinder and is spanned by a cigarette rest. The outside is decorated with a raised floral design that is inset with glass and stone. The base is stamped “China”. One side is badly dented.
Subject
households
smoking
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0062
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Date
1900 – 1950
Material
metal, silver; glass
Catalogue Number
102.04.0065
Description
A silver plated cigar ashtray with a glass insert bowl. The ashtray has a circular base with three bands arched over the bowl that support a two sided match box holder monogrammed with “P.A.M.” (Philip Augustus Moore).
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Title
Ashtray
Date
1900 – 1950
Material
metal, silver; glass
Dimensions
15.0 x 12.0 x 12.0 cm
Description
A silver plated cigar ashtray with a glass insert bowl. The ashtray has a circular base with three bands arched over the bowl that support a two sided match box holder monogrammed with “P.A.M.” (Philip Augustus Moore).
Subject
households
smoking
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0065
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Date
1900 – 1940
Material
metal, copper; metal, brass; enamel
Catalogue Number
102.04.0068
Description
A circular copper ashtray that is bowl shaped and is lined with blue enamel. There are three brass cigarette rests that are spaced evenly around the top rim. There is slight pitting on the base and the inside enamel is chipped. “CHINA” is stamped on the base.
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Title
Ashtray
Date
1900 – 1940
Material
metal, copper; metal, brass; enamel
Dimensions
4.0 x 10.0 x 10.0 cm
Description
A circular copper ashtray that is bowl shaped and is lined with blue enamel. There are three brass cigarette rests that are spaced evenly around the top rim. There is slight pitting on the base and the inside enamel is chipped. “CHINA” is stamped on the base.
Subject
households
smoking
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0068
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Date
1900 – 1950
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
102.04.0074
Description
An ashtray shaped like a curled leaf. The ashtray rests on three small feet and is painted to look as if it’s tarnished copper.
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Title
Ashtray
Date
1900 – 1950
Material
metal
Dimensions
3.1 x 9.3 x 12.0 cm
Description
An ashtray shaped like a curled leaf. The ashtray rests on three small feet and is painted to look as if it’s tarnished copper.
Subject
households
smoking
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0074
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