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Date
1910 – 1930
Material
wood; paper; metal; plastic; steel
Catalogue Number
104.34.1001 a-d
Description
Martin steel string with case and strings; (a) guitar (96.5 x 34.5 x 10.5); fine hardwood construction, blond face,red/brown body and neck, ebony finger board and bridge base; "French" ivory rim, bridge, string pegs and tuning pegs; small "Mother of Pearl" diamond shaped position marks; silver-co…
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Title
Acoustic Guitar
Date
1910 – 1930
Material
wood; paper; metal; plastic; steel
Dimensions
34.5 x 86.5 cm
Description
Martin steel string with case and strings; (a) guitar (96.5 x 34.5 x 10.5); fine hardwood construction, blond face,red/brown body and neck, ebony finger board and bridge base; "French" ivory rim, bridge, string pegs and tuning pegs; small "Mother of Pearl" diamond shaped position marks; silver-coloured plates on side of head with engraving; burned stamp inside of body: "C F Martin & Co Nazarath, PA"; on neck block: "29990"; stamped on head: "Made in USA" plus same as inside body; (b) case: black pressed paper with purple velvet lining; metal fittings; enclosed box in neck area; (c) 3 "Black Diamond String" envelopes; with coiled strings; various used coiled strings (strings removed form guitar) (d) 13 pieces of various musical notations for chords and tunes.
Subject
households
music
Edmee Moore
C.F. Martin
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
104.34.1001 a-d
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Date
1870 – 1910
Material
glass; metal
Catalogue Number
104.30.0008
Description
Wall type aneroid barometer in a brass casing with three brackets for screw mounting, its range is 710 to 790 millimeters. It’s manufactured for the Phillipine Islands and all the surface information is in Spanish. The longer of the two brass needles under the glass is the pressure indicatior and …
Title
Aneroid Barometer
Date
1870 – 1910
Material
glass; metal
Dimensions
5.8 x 19.1 cm
Description
Wall type aneroid barometer in a brass casing with three brackets for screw mounting, its range is 710 to 790 millimeters. It’s manufactured for the Phillipine Islands and all the surface information is in Spanish. The longer of the two brass needles under the glass is the pressure indicatior and the shorter of the needles is the setting which can be varied manually for purposes of comparison.
Subject
households
industry
weather
Russell Robb
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.30.0008
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Date
1910 – 1950
Material
mineral, onyx
Catalogue Number
107.01.0045
Description
A simple turtle carved from white onyx which becomes darker behind a crack across the body at the tail. The shell texture has beeen incised on the back.
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Title
Animal Figurine
Date
1910 – 1950
Material
mineral, onyx
Dimensions
7.5 cm
Description
A simple turtle carved from white onyx which becomes darker behind a crack across the body at the tail. The shell texture has beeen incised on the back.
Subject
households
collectables
animals, turttle
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
107.01.0045
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Date
1910 – 1945
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
107.01.1019
Description
Cast metal buffalo, grey-green colour.
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Title
Animal Figurine
Date
1910 – 1945
Material
metal
Dimensions
6.0 x 3.5 x 9.5 cm
Description
Cast metal buffalo, grey-green colour.
Subject
households
souvenirs
animals, buffalo
Hubert Green
Credit
Gift of Tony Green, Kingston, Lewes, U.K., 2002
Catalogue Number
107.01.1019
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Date
1910 – 1950
Material
wood; metal; plastic; feather; paint
Catalogue Number
104.05.0003 a-z, aa
Description
A set of twenty-seven arrows: - Four handmade wooden Indian arrows with three feathers at one notched end. The other end of each arrow is sharpened to a point. There are coloured bands painted under the feathers. - Ten very thin wooden arrows with pointed metal tips. The notched end of each arrow…
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Title
Arrow
Date
1910 – 1950
Material
wood; metal; plastic; feather; paint
Dimensions
72.0 (average) cm
Description
A set of twenty-seven arrows: - Four handmade wooden Indian arrows with three feathers at one notched end. The other end of each arrow is sharpened to a point. There are coloured bands painted under the feathers. - Ten very thin wooden arrows with pointed metal tips. The notched end of each arrow has small feathers and painted coloured bands. Four of these arrows are marked “South Bend Quality Tackle Bait Co.”. Two of these arrows are marked “The Oreno Pat. Pending”.- Five wooden arrows with pointed metal tips. These arrows have red, yellow and white bands at the feathered end. One of these arrows has a pointed spike projecting from the tip. These arrows are marked “made in U.S.A. Rounsville-Pohm, Hazel Crest, Ill. 29”. - Two wooden arrows with pointed metal tips at one end, and plastic notches at the other. There are red, white, blue and yellow bands at the notched end of each arrow. - Two arrows with blue and white bands at the notched feathered end. These arrows have a darker harder wood piece, with a metal tip, scarfed to the other end.- One handmade arrow, in the manner of Indian arrows, that is painted blue at the notched end. The opposite end is sharpened to a point. - Three odd arrows: one arrow with a plastic tip and faded blue bands at the notched, feathered end; one arrow with a red and yellow band at the notched feathered end and metal tip; one arrow that was once painted completely red with plastic notch and metal tip (no feathers).
Subject
Indians
hunting
households
sports, archery
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.05.0003 a-z, aa
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Date
1870 – 1920
Material
glass
Catalogue Number
107.01.0032
Description
A handblown clear glass fruit (apple/tomato?) with a crackled surface and a single leaf hanging from the stem. The glass has a gold sheen.
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Title
Artificial Fruit
Date
1870 – 1920
Material
glass
Dimensions
5.5 cm
Description
A handblown clear glass fruit (apple/tomato?) with a crackled surface and a single leaf hanging from the stem. The glass has a gold sheen.
Subject
households
collectables
plants
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
107.01.0032
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Date
1870 – 1920
Material
glass
Catalogue Number
107.01.0035
Description
A handblown clear glass lemon with a crackled surface and a single leaf hanging from the stem.
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Title
Artificial Fruit
Date
1870 – 1920
Material
glass
Dimensions
10.0 cm
Description
A handblown clear glass lemon with a crackled surface and a single leaf hanging from the stem.
Subject
households
collectables
plants
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
107.01.0035
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Date
1910 – 1950
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
103.08.0036
Description
A square, handwoven, white cotton bag with a short brown twisted cord handles through holes in the side near the top opening. A picture on the side of the bag is worked in cross stitch embroidery and is a wide border framing two peacocks and a tree in the centre.
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Title
Bag
Date
1910 – 1950
Material
fibre
Dimensions
20.0 x 19.0 cm
Description
A square, handwoven, white cotton bag with a short brown twisted cord handles through holes in the side near the top opening. A picture on the side of the bag is worked in cross stitch embroidery and is a wide border framing two peacocks and a tree in the centre.
Subject
households
decorative
crafts
needlework
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0036
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Date
1910 – 1940
Material
hair, sheep; fibre, silk; glass
Catalogue Number
103.08.0047
Description
A flat, square, red wool drawstring bag with a pattern of large orange and white flowers outlined with black triangles embroidered all over. Each of the flowers has a piece of mirrored glass at the centre.
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Title
Bag
Date
1910 – 1940
Material
hair, sheep; fibre, silk; glass
Dimensions
20.5 x 22.0 cm
Description
A flat, square, red wool drawstring bag with a pattern of large orange and white flowers outlined with black triangles embroidered all over. Each of the flowers has a piece of mirrored glass at the centre.
Subject
households
crafts
needlework
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0047
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Date
1875 – 1925
Material
wood; metal, brass
Catalogue Number
104.48.0004
Description
A brass balance scale on a varnished wood base, painted black around the edges, with small wooden button feet. The arms of the scale and an indicator needle balance on a rod through a hole at the apex of triangular shaped legs. One side of the scale is an oval plate for the item to be weighed an…
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Title
Balance Scale
Date
1875 – 1925
Material
wood; metal, brass
Dimensions
9.0 x 9.5 x 17.0 cm
Description
A brass balance scale on a varnished wood base, painted black around the edges, with small wooden button feet. The arms of the scale and an indicator needle balance on a rod through a hole at the apex of triangular shaped legs. One side of the scale is an oval plate for the item to be weighed and the other side is round for counterweights. Four flat round brass weights in various sizes are stamped with thier value (“2 oz”, “1 oz”, “1/2 oz”, and “1/4 oz”) and fit into cut out circles on the base in front of the scale.
Subject
households
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.48.0004
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Date
1914 – 1945
Material
fibre, cotton
Catalogue Number
104.27.0002 a-c
Description
Three cotton bandages.a) A square bandage of unbleached cotton fabric stamped all over with black letters “O.B.S.T.”. One side of the bandage has a narrow strip of the same material joined with a flat-felled seam. The edges are unfinished (torn from a larger piece?). b) A torn square of unbleache…
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Title
Bandage
Date
1914 – 1945
Material
fibre, cotton
Dimensions
43.0 (a); 18.5 (b); 17.7 (c) x 50.0 (a); 18.5 (b); 17.7 (c) cm
Description
Three cotton bandages.a) A square bandage of unbleached cotton fabric stamped all over with black letters “O.B.S.T.”. One side of the bandage has a narrow strip of the same material joined with a flat-felled seam. The edges are unfinished (torn from a larger piece?). b) A torn square of unbleached cotton fabric with “C.R.W.” stencilled in two places on both sides. This bandage is wrapped around a wad of cotton batting and secured with two straight pins. c) A torn square of unbleached cotton fabric with “W Compress Gauze” written in black at the centre. This bandage is wrapped around a wad of cotton batting and a small piece of cotton gauze.
Subject
households
health
medicinal
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.27.0002 a-c
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Date
1870 – 1910
Material
metal; stone; pearl
Catalogue Number
103.01.0131 a,b
Description
Two small bar pins set with pearls alternating with pale blue sapphires. Gold bar has tiny gold spikes to hold pearls, and small prongs to hold sapphires at same height as pearls. Hinged gold pin spike at one end of back fastens in clasp at opposite end. (a) smaller - four pearls alternated with th…
Title
Bar Pin
Date
1870 – 1910
Material
metal; stone; pearl
Dimensions
0.7 x 0.3 x 2.3 cm
Description
Two small bar pins set with pearls alternating with pale blue sapphires. Gold bar has tiny gold spikes to hold pearls, and small prongs to hold sapphires at same height as pearls. Hinged gold pin spike at one end of back fastens in clasp at opposite end. (a) smaller - four pearls alternated with three sapphires, prong fitting holding sapphires quite solid, clasp is simple hook. (b) longer - five sapphires alternating with four pearls. Prong fitting holding sapphires quite open, almost being four legs on which each stone rests. Pearl of uniform size but slightly irregular in shape. Hook clasp has simple locking mechanism.
Subject
households
adornment
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0131 a,b
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Date
1875 – 1910
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
103.01.0132
Description
A gold filled pin of three flower blossoms and leaves joined side by side in a line. Pin arches upward slightly, each flower consists of a stem with three sets of compound leaves branching from it, and a cluster of tiny closed buds above. Pin spike hinge and curled hook clasp soldered to back, but …
Title
Bar Pin
Date
1875 – 1910
Material
metal
Dimensions
1.3 x 0.9 x 3.5 cm
Description
A gold filled pin of three flower blossoms and leaves joined side by side in a line. Pin arches upward slightly, each flower consists of a stem with three sets of compound leaves branching from it, and a cluster of tiny closed buds above. Pin spike hinge and curled hook clasp soldered to back, but pin spike missing.
Subject
households
adornment
Japanese
Edward S. Morse;
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0132
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Date
1875 – 1910
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
103.01.0189
Description
A gold, snake-like, Oriental dragon tied in a knot. Cast bronze dragon in high relief with minute detail, scales, teeth, facial features , coiled round into knot with one foot extended forward, and tail behind. Spikes along back. Long pin spike soldered to flat plate at tail end, hinges to fasten b…
Title
Bar Pin
Date
1875 – 1910
Material
metal
Dimensions
1.5 x 0.8 x 4.9 cm
Description
A gold, snake-like, Oriental dragon tied in a knot. Cast bronze dragon in high relief with minute detail, scales, teeth, facial features , coiled round into knot with one foot extended forward, and tail behind. Spikes along back. Long pin spike soldered to flat plate at tail end, hinges to fasten beneath locking barrel clasp at other end.
Subject
households
adornment
animal
dragon
Japanese
Edward S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0189
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Date
1875 – 1925
Material
metal; stone; pearl
Catalogue Number
103.01.0190 a-c
Description
Three long bar pins, each containing sapphires. Long, hinged pin spike across back fastens under locking hook clasp. (a) with pearls, long, narrow, rhodium plated, delicate wire filigree set with five, small 3 dia., blue sapphires spaced evenly across, with four, small .2 dia. cultured pearls set …
Title
Bar Pin
Date
1875 – 1925
Material
metal; stone; pearl
Dimensions
1.1 x 0.7 x 7.4 cm
Description
Three long bar pins, each containing sapphires. Long, hinged pin spike across back fastens under locking hook clasp. (a) with pearls, long, narrow, rhodium plated, delicate wire filigree set with five, small 3 dia., blue sapphires spaced evenly across, with four, small .2 dia. cultured pearls set between. Filigree follows small, triangular, leaf shape on either side of the sapphires. Solid areas sharply engraved to pick up light and sparkle. Back gold colour. (b) with moonstones, long, oval, clear moonstone 1.6 x .6 at middle, flanked by smaller, clear, round .5 dia. moonstone each side. Halfway along remainder of each side is large .5 dia. blue sapphire. Areas between stones filled with heavy interlocking wire circles. (c) star sapphire , long, elliptical, solid gold pin with design around flowers and leaves pierced through. Oval .9 x .6 , domed star sapphire at middle. Hook clasp does not lock.
Subject
households
adornment
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0190 a-c
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Date
1875 – 1925
Material
metal; pearl
Catalogue Number
103.01.0191 a-c
Description
Three small bar pins, 2 of delicate filigree, 1 arced with pearls. Hinged pin spike across back fastens under locking hook clasp. (a) rhodium filigree, narrow rectangle containing delicate, straight wires connecting four small flowers across pin. Rhodium plated metal sharply engraved to pick up th…
Title
Bar Pin
Date
1875 – 1925
Material
metal; pearl
Dimensions
0.6 x 0.4 x 2.6 cm
Description
Three small bar pins, 2 of delicate filigree, 1 arced with pearls. Hinged pin spike across back fastens under locking hook clasp. (a) rhodium filigree, narrow rectangle containing delicate, straight wires connecting four small flowers across pin. Rhodium plated metal sharply engraved to pick up the light and sparkle. Back and sides gold colour. (b)gold filigree,as (a) but delicate wire ellipse on either side of single, central flower. (c) pearls, small, flat, gold bar shaped in 90 degree are with eleven, small, cultured pearls set along are, pearls graduate in size from .1 to .2 cm, with largest at the middle. Pin spike passes from one end of arc to other. Hook clasp does not have locking mechanism.
Subject
households
adornment
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0191 a-c
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Date
1877 – 1883
Material
wood; fibre; metal
Catalogue Number
102.04.0187
Description
A small gourd-shaped flower holder of wickerwork with open mouth at top finished with braided rim; small butterfly or moth of coiled wicker with leaf fibre wings and small metal eyes, is attached to side of form by coiled metal spring; small loop handle near mouth; hollow bamboo tube inside.
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Title
Basketry Vase
Date
1877 – 1883
Material
wood; fibre; metal
Dimensions
6.5 x 4.5 x 5.5 cm
Description
A small gourd-shaped flower holder of wickerwork with open mouth at top finished with braided rim; small butterfly or moth of coiled wicker with leaf fibre wings and small metal eyes, is attached to side of form by coiled metal spring; small loop handle near mouth; hollow bamboo tube inside.
Subject
households
miniatures
Japanese
E.S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0187
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Date
1877 – 1883
Material
wood; fibre; paper
Catalogue Number
102.04.0188
Description
A small sac-shaped flower holder of brown wickerwork with open mouth at top finished with braided rim. Three-leaved vine attached to side of mouth is of leaf fibre backed with newspaper on shaped frame with coiled vine stem. Small loop on opposite side of mouth. Bamboo tube for holding water is mis…
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Title
Basketry Vase
Date
1877 – 1883
Material
wood; fibre; paper
Dimensions
11.0 x 5.0 cm
Description
A small sac-shaped flower holder of brown wickerwork with open mouth at top finished with braided rim. Three-leaved vine attached to side of mouth is of leaf fibre backed with newspaper on shaped frame with coiled vine stem. Small loop on opposite side of mouth. Bamboo tube for holding water is missing.
Subject
households
miniatures
Japanese
E. S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0188
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Date
1915 – 1920
Material
skin; glass; fibre; metal; shell
Catalogue Number
103.05.1113
Description
Ladies buckskin beaded dress. Fringe all around bottom and a row half way down the skirt. V-shaped inset at sides of skirt is fringed. Back beaded yoke is 31.0x48.0, all beadwork is backed by heavy cotton. Short sleeves have fringe at end, some with black beads. Beadstrip is 42.0x16.0 attac…
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Title
Beaded Dress
Date
1915 – 1920
Material
skin; glass; fibre; metal; shell
Dimensions
50.0 x 124.0 cm
Description
Ladies buckskin beaded dress. Fringe all around bottom and a row half way down the skirt. V-shaped inset at sides of skirt is fringed. Back beaded yoke is 31.0x48.0, all beadwork is backed by heavy cotton. Short sleeves have fringe at end, some with black beads. Beadstrip is 42.0x16.0 attached to bodice, open under arms. Two stepped pyramids of red, green, yellow and blue on a white background, 3 blue standards with crosses at top between pyramids. Front yoke blue and yellow beaded bands top and bottom, white background , centre design of 2 irregular shapes in red, green and yellow, flanking them are two stepped diamond shapes in red, blue and yellow, flanking them on both sides of yoke are red chained rectangles. Hanging from bottom of yoke are 11.0 long are green tubular beads from which hang either a bell or a shell. Back yoke is same except the centre design has 4 shapes and bands at top and bottom are different, bottom band is green and white, top is green, white and yellow and there are no shells, just bells hanging.
Subject
households
clothing
Indians
beadwork
costumes
Credit
Gift of Barbara Whyte Kapteyn, Calgary, 1991
Catalogue Number
103.05.1113
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Date
1985
Material
skin, deer; glass; fibre;
Catalogue Number
103.05.1185
Description
A tanned, buckskin jacket with Native floral beadwork design. It appears to be Stoney beadwork because of the colour combinations. The jacket has beading on the shoulders and the the top front and has fringes below. The beading above across the back is of flowers with colours red, orange, beige, bl…
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Title
Beaded Jacket
Date
1985
Material
skin, deer; glass; fibre;
Dimensions
52.0; with arms 143.0 x 81.0 cm
Description
A tanned, buckskin jacket with Native floral beadwork design. It appears to be Stoney beadwork because of the colour combinations. The jacket has beading on the shoulders and the the top front and has fringes below. The beading above across the back is of flowers with colours red, orange, beige, blue, white and red and leaves in colours of green and turquoise. The beaded butterflies on the front are (two on each side) red and blue wings surrounded by pink, and blue and orange wings surrounded by beige; all the antennae are blue. The collar is pinked and also has a strip of 1.0 pinked buckskin sewn onto it 1.50cm from the edge. The jacket is closed by leather thongs for tying. There are two front pockets, with pinked edges. The pockets are beaded in red, yellow, blue, green and white in what seems to be a flower. There is a lining, extending 25.5cm down from the collar, in red and white checked cotton with two horizontal lines of red hearts and flowers with green leaves. On viewer’s left there are two border strips of white and blue flowers on red with green leaves. The back of the collar is lined with maroon velvet.REF: 103.08.1148 In the pocket of the jacket at the time of cataloguing: a square (26.0cm) white linen handkerchief with a lace border. It has green embroidered shamrocks and stems plus seven (approx.0.50cm) dots around the shamrocks.REF: 105.02.1182 In the pocket of the jacket at the time of cataloguing: a piece of paper (11.0x12.5cm wide) with Willie’s notes on it. One side is written in script with a black felt pen “2 Rolled oats 1 milk 3 cream 1 Butter Veg fruit oranges Veg Meat”, viewer’s left, printed “NEWSPAPER GRACE” a line underneath and then “CARD FOR ERLING”. On the opposite side written in script in blue ball point pen “Bread at Pop’s, Grace and Gladys slene (sic) cody”. There are scribbles over the writing.
Subject
households
clothing
Indian
Native
Indigenous,Stoney
beadwork
Willie Morant
Credit
Gift of Nicholas Morant, Banff, 2006
Catalogue Number
103.05.1185
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