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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
glass; metal
Catalogue Number
102.05.1019 a-e
Description
Round blown glass alcohol lamp with lid (a,b). Three triangular metal pieces with round holders, may be for candles as there is dripped wax on them (c,d,e).
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Title
Alcohol Lamp
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
glass; metal
Dimensions
12.5 x 8.5 cm
Description
Round blown glass alcohol lamp with lid (a,b). Three triangular metal pieces with round holders, may be for candles as there is dripped wax on them (c,d,e).
Subject
photography
Vaux family
camping
Credit
Gift of Molly Vaux, New York, USA, 1999
Catalogue Number
102.05.1019 a-e
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Date
1890 – 1900
Material
skin; glass
Catalogue Number
103.01.0344
Description
A pendant made from a piece of buckskin cut out in the shape of a man standing, and completely beaded to define facial features and clothing. The figure has a green face with square blue eyes and is outlined in pink with irregular edging of white beads. The figure is depicted as wearing a blue an…
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Title
Amulet
Date
1890 – 1900
Material
skin; glass
Dimensions
5.7 x 12.0 cm
Description
A pendant made from a piece of buckskin cut out in the shape of a man standing, and completely beaded to define facial features and clothing. The figure has a green face with square blue eyes and is outlined in pink with irregular edging of white beads. The figure is depicted as wearing a blue and red horizontally striped shirt, and green leggings. The whole body is edged with the same white beading as surrounds the face. A small piece of buckskin thong attached behind the neck is tied in a loop.
Subject
households
personal
Indian
ceremonial
beadwork
crafts
medicinal
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0344
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Date
1890 – 1900
Material
metal; glass
Catalogue Number
104.30.0007
Description
Barometer in brass casing with brass suspension loop at top. "AJL & Co." over "B" (representing Boston) within oval on casing back. Dial shows pressure range of 26 to 31 inches. Indicators such as "stormy rain change fair very dry". Also "Made in England for Andrew J. LLoyd & Co. Boston". "Aneroid…
Title
Aneroid Barometer
Date
1890 – 1900
Material
metal; glass
Dimensions
5.7 x 14.1 cm
Description
Barometer in brass casing with brass suspension loop at top. "AJL & Co." over "B" (representing Boston) within oval on casing back. Dial shows pressure range of 26 to 31 inches. Indicators such as "stormy rain change fair very dry". Also "Made in England for Andrew J. LLoyd & Co. Boston". "Aneroid barometer". Blue needle fluctuates with pressure and brass needle is manual needle which can be moved daily and compared with following day's reading. Manual needle movable on face. Screw adjustment on back of barometer adjusts blue needle to local conditions.
Subject
households
Russell Robb
hobbies
weather
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.30.0007
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Date
1890 – 1920
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
107.01.0014
Description
A painted casting (brass?) of a pug dog with its hind end in the air and shoulders and forelegs on the ground. The dog is grey with a black muzzle and ears, has a curly tail, and is wearing a narrow brown collar.
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Title
Animal Figurine
Date
1890 – 1920
Material
metal
Dimensions
11.0 (approx.) cm
Description
A painted casting (brass?) of a pug dog with its hind end in the air and shoulders and forelegs on the ground. The dog is grey with a black muzzle and ears, has a curly tail, and is wearing a narrow brown collar.
Subject
households
collectables
animals, dogs
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
107.01.0014
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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
skin; metal; glass; metal
Catalogue Number
108.05.0003
Description
A very true replica of a Jersey milk cow with tan and white coloured suede stretched over the carved wooden shape of a cow. The cow has wooden hooves and teats on the udder, with glass eyes, and hair at the end of the tail. The cow has a leather collar with a small round cowbell. The cow moos wh…
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Title
Animal Toy
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
skin; metal; glass; metal
Dimensions
17.5 x 8.0 x 26.0 cm
Description
A very true replica of a Jersey milk cow with tan and white coloured suede stretched over the carved wooden shape of a cow. The cow has wooden hooves and teats on the udder, with glass eyes, and hair at the end of the tail. The cow has a leather collar with a small round cowbell. The cow moos when its head is turned.
Subject
industries, farming
toys
children
animals, cow
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
108.05.0003
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Date
1890
Material
glass; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.01.0003 a,b
Description
A pair of armlets, each consisting of three thick strands wrapped with stripes of dark blue, yellow and red beads. Two wrapped strands hang from the centre of each armlet with loops of beads at the ends and where they attach.
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Title
Armlet Jewelry
Date
1890
Material
glass; fibre
Dimensions
32.5 cm
Description
A pair of armlets, each consisting of three thick strands wrapped with stripes of dark blue, yellow and red beads. Two wrapped strands hang from the centre of each armlet with loops of beads at the ends and where they attach.
Subject
Indian
Stoney
beadwork
crafts
decorative
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0003 a,b
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Date
1898 – 1902
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
103.09.0029
Description
An orange felt cut-out of the letters "P", "T", and "C".
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Title
Athletic Patch
Date
1898 – 1902
Material
fibre
Dimensions
11.5 (approximately) x 10.5 (approximately) cm
Description
An orange felt cut-out of the letters "P", "T", and "C".
Subject
sports
education
Princeton University
insignia
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.09.0029
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Date
1890 – 1920
Material
fibre; metal
Catalogue Number
103.04.1027
Description
Beige silk folding baby bonnet with nine wire loops covered in white silk. The bonnet has long narrow blue ribbon attached by saftey pins to white bows on each side.
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Title
Baby Bonnet
Date
1890 – 1920
Material
fibre; metal
Description
Beige silk folding baby bonnet with nine wire loops covered in white silk. The bonnet has long narrow blue ribbon attached by saftey pins to white bows on each side.
Subject
Mary Schaffer
children
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.04.1027
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Date
1890 – 1920
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
103.04.1045 a-d
Description
Four baby bonnets: two plain, one embroidered, and one net.
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Title
Baby Bonnet
Date
1890 – 1920
Material
fibre
Description
Four baby bonnets: two plain, one embroidered, and one net.
Subject
Mary Schaffer
children
crafts
embroidery
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.04.1045 a-d
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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
skin; glass
Catalogue Number
103.08.0002
Description
A rectangular, flat, bag with a long fringe of soft leather along the bottom edge and a short leather thong handle at the top. The bag is very colourfully beaded with a medium blue background and a many-coloured design (yellow,orange, red and many shades of blue). There are light blue bands alon…
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Title
Bag
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
skin; glass
Dimensions
52.0 x 18.0 cm
Description
A rectangular, flat, bag with a long fringe of soft leather along the bottom edge and a short leather thong handle at the top. The bag is very colourfully beaded with a medium blue background and a many-coloured design (yellow,orange, red and many shades of blue). There are light blue bands along each side and a white band along the bottom. The bag has a pointed, beaded flap at the top that ties with a leather thong.
Subject
Indians
Stoney
decorative
crafts
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0002
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Date
c. 1900
Material
skin; glass
Catalogue Number
103.08.1046
Description
White buckskin bag with beading. The bag has a frame with ties on top and sides with fringes on the bottom. Open floral design beadwork. Tag: R.NN 2.25
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Title
Bag
Date
c. 1900
Material
skin; glass
Description
White buckskin bag with beading. The bag has a frame with ties on top and sides with fringes on the bottom. Open floral design beadwork. Tag: R.NN 2.25
Subject
Indians
beadwork
Mary Schaffer
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.08.1046
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Date
1890 – 1920
Material
bone, monkey; metal, brass; hair, horse; grass, bamboo; rattan
Catalogue Number
104.48.0002 a,b
Description
A Chinese gold scale (a) and case (b). a) A scale with a long thin rod made from gibbon bone with a scale marked along its length with small dots. A brass pan is suspended by a black thread through a hole at the blunt end of the rod. There is a single thread at 9.5 cm from the blunt end that acts…
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Title
Balance Scale
Date
1890 – 1920
Material
bone, monkey; metal, brass; hair, horse; grass, bamboo; rattan
Dimensions
a) .5 (pan x b) 6.6 x a) 32 (bea cm
Description
A Chinese gold scale (a) and case (b). a) A scale with a long thin rod made from gibbon bone with a scale marked along its length with small dots. A brass pan is suspended by a black thread through a hole at the blunt end of the rod. There is a single thread at 9.5 cm from the blunt end that acts as a fulcrum to hang the rod. b) A violin-shaped case made of carved bamboo that is hinged with brass at the end of the stem. A braided rattan ring slides down the stem to secure it when closed. There are carved areas insidethe case to fit the pan, rod and weight. The case is marked with a symbol carved into the outside. There is also a red and white paper inside with Chinese characters and “Ex.B Harry Sam” handwritten.
Subject
households
currency
Philip Moore
law
mining
trade
F.O. “Pat” Brewster
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.48.0002 a,b
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Date
1898 – 1905
Material
fibre, silk
Catalogue Number
103.09.0024
Description
A collection of eight silk ribbon sashes: a) A ribbon, 61.0 cm long, with blue and purple stripes, knotted at one end, with a metal fastener. b) A ribbon, 64.5 cm long, with black and orange stripes with the numbers '02' embroidered in orange. This ribbon is knotted one end.c) A strip of ribbon, 5…
Title
Bandolier
Date
1898 – 1905
Material
fibre, silk
Dimensions
5.0 cm
Description
A collection of eight silk ribbon sashes: a) A ribbon, 61.0 cm long, with blue and purple stripes, knotted at one end, with a metal fastener. b) A ribbon, 64.5 cm long, with black and orange stripes with the numbers '02' embroidered in orange. This ribbon is knotted one end.c) A strip of ribbon, 52.0 cm long, that is half orange, and half black.d) A ribbon, 64.5 cm long, with green with yellow stripes. It is knotted at one end and has a metal buckle.e) A ribbon, 62.5 cm long, that is red with black stripes. It is knotted at one end and has a metal buckle.f) A ribbon, 67.0 cm long, with black and orange stripes and the numbers '02' embroidered in orange. The ribbon is knotted at one end and is very similay to 103.09.0024b. g) A ribbon, 62.5 cm long, that is dark blue with yellow, red and green stripes. This ribbon is knotted at one end. h) A strip of ribbon, 33.0 cm long, that is half orange and half black. This strip of ribbon has been tied into a large bow. 103.09.0024c may be a remnant from this bow.Ribbons 103.09.0024b and 103.09.0024f are each labeled “The Wick Adjustable Fancy Band, Phila. All Rights Reserved”.
Subject
education
sports
awards
ceremonial
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.09.0024
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Date
1890 – 1905
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
108.05.1001
Description
Iron barn with kicking mule hammer. Painted red cast iron barn, open lattice work on side, windows and all of back to suggest doors and windows. Lower parts look like lumber, front third on both sides, open dormer windows. Mule is cast in 2 pieces, front feet hinged to spring. Inside barn shows…
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Title
Bank
Date
1890 – 1905
Material
metal
Dimensions
14.0 x 8.5 x 16.7 cm
Description
Iron barn with kicking mule hammer. Painted red cast iron barn, open lattice work on side, windows and all of back to suggest doors and windows. Lower parts look like lumber, front third on both sides, open dormer windows. Mule is cast in 2 pieces, front feet hinged to spring. Inside barn shows a door and loft. Lattice work on both sides of door, base screwed on to barn, small circle cut outs.
Subject
households
children
Helen Brett
Credit
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Tabuteau, Banff, 1966
Catalogue Number
108.05.1001
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Date
1890 – 1950
Material
glass; metal
Catalogue Number
104.30.1003
Description
Small pocket watch-style barometer marked “RAIN CHANGE FAIR COMPENSATED SHORT & MASON LTD LONDON.” The round gauge is marked for elevation as well as pressure and can also be used as an altimeter.
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Title
Barometer
Date
1890 – 1950
Material
glass; metal
Description
Small pocket watch-style barometer marked “RAIN CHANGE FAIR COMPENSATED SHORT & MASON LTD LONDON.” The round gauge is marked for elevation as well as pressure and can also be used as an altimeter.
Subject
sports
climbing
Alpine Club of Canada
Credit
Gift of Jean L. Macqueen, Victoria, 1988
Catalogue Number
104.30.1003
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Date
1890 – 1925
Material
metal; pearl
Catalogue Number
103.01.0109 a-f
Description
A collection of six small gold bar pins, two of which are set with pearls. Hinged spikes on back fasten under hook clasps on opposite side. (a) pearls along length, 3.1x.6x.3, plain rectangular bar with fifteen tiny cultured seed pearls, .2 cm dia. set side by side in a groove down the middle wit…
Title
Bar Pin
Date
1890 – 1925
Material
metal; pearl
Dimensions
0.6 x 3.1 cm
Description
A collection of six small gold bar pins, two of which are set with pearls. Hinged spikes on back fasten under hook clasps on opposite side. (a) pearls along length, 3.1x.6x.3, plain rectangular bar with fifteen tiny cultured seed pearls, .2 cm dia. set side by side in a groove down the middle with small melted beads of gold holding them in place. (b) single pearl, 2.4x .5 x .4 , small rounded tapered ellipse of gold with tiny seed pearl , .2 cm dia set into bevelled hole at centre, hollow. Stamped on back "14k" and torch hallmark. (c) same as (b) without pearl, 1.9 x .4 x .2, die struck. Hook clasp has double legs but joined by its curve into single hook. Period 1890 - 1915. (d) sameas (c) but flat with border, 2.0 x .4 x .3, plain with small, gold, 14k, machine stamped, bead edging completely around outside. (e) engraved, 2.6 x .4 x .4, flat, rectangular bar with scrolled design hand engraved on side of hook clasp. Period 1890 - 1915. (f) silver, rhodium? plated over gold, 2.4 x .5 x .4, small openwork ellipse with five small flowers across middle joined by wire filigree. Cuts in flowers and around edges cause sparkling, diamond like appearance. Small hook clasp has tiny lever on back to lock pin when pushed down, 14k stamped on back. Period 1890-1915.
Subject
households
adornment
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0109 a-f
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Date
1890 – 1900
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
102.04.0280
Description
Shallow brass dish with wide, flared rim which has a folded lip, simple design.
Title
Basin
Date
1890 – 1900
Material
metal
Dimensions
7.4 x 33.0 cm
Description
Shallow brass dish with wide, flared rim which has a folded lip, simple design.
Subject
households
decorative
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0280
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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
fibre; bark
Catalogue Number
102.04.1016 a,b
Description
Woven storage basket with lid, (a) lid: 57.0 x 4.0 x 31.5, twining approximately 2.0 cm wide, light coloured with red brown and black bark overlayed on twining in four step design lines, (b) basket: 64.0 x 37.0 x 30.0. Sides twining approximately 1.5 cm wide, 4 layered and coloured (red/brown/bla…
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Title
Basket
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
fibre; bark
Description
Woven storage basket with lid, (a) lid: 57.0 x 4.0 x 31.5, twining approximately 2.0 cm wide, light coloured with red brown and black bark overlayed on twining in four step design lines, (b) basket: 64.0 x 37.0 x 30.0. Sides twining approximately 1.5 cm wide, 4 layered and coloured (red/brown/black/white) continuous "V" design, half diamond design from top edge, same colours
Subject
Indians
households
Credit
Gift of Iva (Mrs. Len) Smith, 1976
Catalogue Number
102.04.1016 a,b
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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
glass; skin; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.07.0064
Description
A completely beaded belt on canvas with red plaid cotton lining. Square buckskin flap at one end with thongs through flap, and narrow buckskin piece at other end folded over to hold single thong tied in loop for fastening, and short thongs at each corner white background with bright orange double d…
Title
Beaded Belt
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
glass; skin; fibre
Dimensions
8.7 x 91.0 cm
Description
A completely beaded belt on canvas with red plaid cotton lining. Square buckskin flap at one end with thongs through flap, and narrow buckskin piece at other end folded over to hold single thong tied in loop for fastening, and short thongs at each corner white background with bright orange double diamonds outlined in green then blue, each separated by a stepped diamond of the same colours, small looped edging of white beads.
Subject
Indians
beadwork
costumes
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.0064
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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
glass; skin
Catalogue Number
103.07.3001
Description
Fully beaded belt on harness leather, edged with pink beads. Light blue background with three designs of four red diamonds with red and blue inside. Buckskin thongs on ends.
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Title
Beaded Belt
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
glass; skin
Dimensions
6.5 x 92.0 cm
Description
Fully beaded belt on harness leather, edged with pink beads. Light blue background with three designs of four red diamonds with red and blue inside. Buckskin thongs on ends.
Subject
Indians
Stoney
beadwork
costumes
crafts
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.3001
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