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Date
2006
Material
metal; enamel
Catalogue Number
103.09.1240
Description
A charcoal-coloured, metal, oblong medal with an embossed rope around the rim, a ram’s head on top, an enamel, green, grey and white shield in the middle with two crossed ice axes behind, a coiled rope under that, and raised lettering “THE ALPINE CLUB OF CANADA” arced around the bottom.
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Title
Mountaineering Medal
Date
2006
Material
metal; enamel
Dimensions
7.2 x 8.0 cm
Description
A charcoal-coloured, metal, oblong medal with an embossed rope around the rim, a ram’s head on top, an enamel, green, grey and white shield in the middle with two crossed ice axes behind, a coiled rope under that, and raised lettering “THE ALPINE CLUB OF CANADA” arced around the bottom.
Subject
award
sports
mountaineering
The Alpine Club of Canada
Silver Rope Award
Credit
Gift of Alpine Club of Canada, Canmore, 2010
Catalogue Number
103.09.1240
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Date
2005
Material
plastic; paper
Catalogue Number
105.02.1175
Description
A plastic container with a white paper lid surrounded by black plastic. There is a small round hole in the centre of the paper lid. On the front is black lettering (outlined in black) “ALBERTA CENTENNIAL MOUNTAIN EXPEDITION”. There is a black line simulating mountains over the writing, and the sole…
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Title
Summit Canister
Date
2005
Material
plastic; paper
Dimensions
17.0 x 9.0 cm
Description
A plastic container with a white paper lid surrounded by black plastic. There is a small round hole in the centre of the paper lid. On the front is black lettering (outlined in black) “ALBERTA CENTENNIAL MOUNTAIN EXPEDITION”. There is a black line simulating mountains over the writing, and the sole of a boot, viewer’s left with “AC” printed, then a simulated mountain with “2005” and on the heel of the sole an “E”. On the bottom of the container there is a raised triangle with a “2” in the middle, underneath that, “PRETIUM”, and underneath that , viewer’s right “16”.
Subject
commemorative
sports
mountain climbing
summit
Alberta Centennial Mountain Expedition
Credit
Gift of Alpine Club of Canada, Canmore, 2010
Catalogue Number
105.02.1175
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Date
2004
Material
fibre; plastic; glue
Catalogue Number
108.04.1154
Description
A grey fibre rope, coiled, wrapped round, and tied with a butterfly coil knot. The rope is kept from fraying and coming apart by secured ends with white adhesive tape on the tips, and black duct tape above that.
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Title
Climbing Rope
Date
2004
Material
fibre; plastic; glue
Dimensions
1.50 x 105.0 cm
Description
A grey fibre rope, coiled, wrapped round, and tied with a butterfly coil knot. The rope is kept from fraying and coming apart by secured ends with white adhesive tape on the tips, and black duct tape above that.
Subject
sports
mountains
climbing
Ken Jones
Credit
Gift of Bridget Jones, 2009
Catalogue Number
108.04.1154
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Date
2002
Material
metal; enamel; fibre; paper
Catalogue Number
103.09.1222 a,b
Description
A grosgrain ribbon in red and white (colours of the Austrian flag) (a) is folded into the shape of a triangle. A metal pin set with a wide pin bar is inserted into the fold and (b) a grosgrain ribbon in red and white (colours of the Austrian flag) is folded into the shape of a small bow and sewn on…
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Title
Medal
Date
2002
Material
metal; enamel; fibre; paper
Dimensions
4.5 x 10.5 cm
Description
A grosgrain ribbon in red and white (colours of the Austrian flag) (a) is folded into the shape of a triangle. A metal pin set with a wide pin bar is inserted into the fold and (b) a grosgrain ribbon in red and white (colours of the Austrian flag) is folded into the shape of a small bow and sewn onto a metal back of a tie-tack style (spike and clutch closure attachment) lapel pin. (a) A grosgrain ribbon in red and white (colours of the Austrian flag) is folded into the shape of a triangle. A metal pin set with a wide pin bar is inserted into the fold. The hinged pin comes through the fabric at the back displaying a barrel-type catch for closing. A silver-coloured metal hook is sewn onto the top part; this hooks through a silver-coloured rivet in the bottom of the folded triangular-shaped ribbon and attaches to a metal ring, which in turn is attached to a ring soldered to the top part of the back of a heraldic gold-coloured stylized eagle, wings outstretched, embossed with ten divisional/regimental shields, one under the head and nine on the tips of the its feathers. There is a second ring soldered onto the bottom back of the eagle, suspended from which is a gold-coloured Maltese cross with webbed design surface and a flat-surfaced Christian cross in the centre.(b) A grosgrain ribbon in red and white (colours of the Austrian flag) is folded into the shape of a small bow and sewn onto a metal back of a tie-tack style (spike and clutch closure attachment) lapel pin. The size is (2.5 wide x 1 width x 1cm deep).The medal and lapel pin are stored in a red-paper covered metal hinged box (black bottom) lined with white satin on the inside cover and white faux velvet on the container part with depressions made for the medal and the lapel pin. Gold script with the jeweller’s particulars “Friedrich Orth Wien seit 1840” is embossed on the inside cover. A heraldic eagle is embossed in gold on the top of the box lid.
Subject
Golden Order of Merit of the Republik of Austria
award
guiding
climbing
skiing
humanitarian
businessman
Hans Gmoser
Credit
Gift of Margaret Gmoser, Harvie Heights, 2008
Catalogue Number
103.09.1222 a,b
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Sports Day, End of School Year

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Artist
George Webber
Date
1999 – 1999
Medium
photograph on paper
Catalogue Number
WeB.18.45
Description
Group of children running across the street while pushing tires on Sports Day at the end of the school year. Photograph taken at the Little Bow Hutterite Colony in Southern Alberta.
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Artist
George Webber
Title
Sports Day, End of School Year
Date
1999 – 1999
Medium
photograph on paper
Dimensions
11” x 14” cm
Description
Group of children running across the street while pushing tires on Sports Day at the end of the school year. Photograph taken at the Little Bow Hutterite Colony in Southern Alberta.
Subject
documentary photography
sports
school
colony
Credit
Gift of George Webber, Calgary, 2014
Catalogue Number
WeB.18.45
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Date
1997
Material
glass; paper
Catalogue Number
110.01.1046 a-i
Description
Six bottles of beer (empty) with case, signed poster and card. Typical beer bottle with screw off cap. Label affixed to one side has a red border with "Brewed Naturally in the Canadian Rockies" on top and "6% alc./vol. 341 mL" on bottom edge. The scene has mountains in the background with a clim…
Title
Beer Bottle
Date
1997
Material
glass; paper
Dimensions
23.0 cm
Description
Six bottles of beer (empty) with case, signed poster and card. Typical beer bottle with screw off cap. Label affixed to one side has a red border with "Brewed Naturally in the Canadian Rockies" on top and "6% alc./vol. 341 mL" on bottom edge. The scene has mountains in the background with a climber, Bruno Engler, highlighted in the centre, with "Bruno's Mountain Bock " in red. Also on the label is "The Bow Valley Brewing Company Canmore Alberta Strong Beer Biere Forte". The paper case is light brown in colour with the same picture as the label on four sides with stories about Bruno and the beer on the top, other promotion on sides. Poster 91.5x56.0 has a black border with white lettering. "Canmore's Legendary Brew" is in large black letters at top of poster, yellowish background is a mountain scene with a black and white image of the beer bottle centered. Signed "Bruno Engler" on left edge. Small card promoting the book "A Mountain Life Stories and photographs of Bruno Engler edited by R. W. Sandford".
Subject
activities
sports
climbing
Bruno Engler
R. W. Sandford
Credit
Gift of Bow Valley Brewing Co., Canmore, 1997
Catalogue Number
110.01.1046 a-i
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Date
1996
Material
metal; plastic; paper
Catalogue Number
103.09.1224
Description
A oblong plastic case with an opening to insert the name tag. The plastic case has an extension on the centre top where a metal swivel rivet is attached to a spring snap for clipping onto clothing. The words “SVAR Mod. 41 006” is imprinted under the metal rivet. The two-piece metal snap is connecte…
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Title
Pin
Date
1996
Material
metal; plastic; paper
Dimensions
9 x 9.3 cm
Description
A oblong plastic case with an opening to insert the name tag. The plastic case has an extension on the centre top where a metal swivel rivet is attached to a spring snap for clipping onto clothing. The words “SVAR Mod. 41 006” is imprinted under the metal rivet. The two-piece metal snap is connected by a rivetted spring. The front piece has the letter “E” inside a diamond shape and the letters “I,M,L” inside individual boxes above the rivet. The back piece has four lines etched on the top and “MADE” on one side and “ITALY” on the other. On the inserted paper name tag is the UIAGM logo; a stylized mountain on the top-third of a segmented globe on a blue background, Above the circle are the letters “UIAGM” and below “IVBV”.The outer ring of the circular logo has these words printed on it “GUIDE DE MONTAGNES GUIDA BERGFUHRER”, in the lhc. The word “Kanada” is centred and below the name “Hans Gmoser”. The lettering and logo are very dark blue on a white paper background and a dark blue box surrounding the information.
Subject
UIAGM
mountain guides
sports
mountains
guiding
climbing
Hans Gmoser
Credit
Gift of Margaret Gmoser, Harvie Heights, 2008
Catalogue Number
103.09.1224
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Date
1992
Material
metal; enamel; plastic coating
Catalogue Number
103.09.1216
Description
Circular metal and enamel pin with the inner circle containing a stylized mountain on the top-third of a segmented globe on a blue enamel background, Above the circle are the letters “UIAGM” and below “IVBV”. The outer ring of the circular pin has these words printed on it “GUIDE DE MONTAGNES GUIDA…
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Title
Membership Pin
Date
1992
Material
metal; enamel; plastic coating
Dimensions
2.75 cm
Description
Circular metal and enamel pin with the inner circle containing a stylized mountain on the top-third of a segmented globe on a blue enamel background, Above the circle are the letters “UIAGM” and below “IVBV”. The outer ring of the circular pin has these words printed on it “GUIDE DE MONTAGNES GUIDA BERGFUHRER”. The front of the pin is coated with clear plastic, presumably for protection from the elements as it must be worn when guiding. The back of the pin has two horizontal hinged pins on two separate pin sets with a swivel-locking safety catch for each of the pins. In between the pin sets is a rectangular box with the letter “K” on top and then “KOFEL-BZ”.
Subject
mountain guides
sports
mountains
climbing
Hans Gmoser
Credit
Gift of Margaret Gmoser, Harvie Heights, 2008
Catalogue Number
103.09.1216
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Date
1991
Material
wood; metal; plastic
Catalogue Number
103.09.1142
Description
A wooden plaque with the Alpine Club of Canada’s crest and a relief of the Chateau Lake Louise. The plate on the plaque reads “THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROUS SUPPORT OF THE 1991 MOUNTAIN GUIDES’ BALL.”
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Title
Plaque
Date
1991
Material
wood; metal; plastic
Description
A wooden plaque with the Alpine Club of Canada’s crest and a relief of the Chateau Lake Louise. The plate on the plaque reads “THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROUS SUPPORT OF THE 1991 MOUNTAIN GUIDES’ BALL.”
Subject
sports
climbing
Alpine Club of Canada
Chateau Lake Louise
mountaineering
guiding
Credit
Gift of Alpine Club of Canada, Canmore, 1992
Catalogue Number
103.09.1142
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Date
1991
Material
metal; fibre
Catalogue Number
104.50.1009
Description
Gold and silver coloured scissors with large oval handles and long blunt-ended blades. Blue and green ribbon is tied around the scissors below the handles. One of the scissor blades is engraved “Grand Opening Ski Norquay Banff” in fancy script.
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Title
Scissors
Date
1991
Material
metal; fibre
Description
Gold and silver coloured scissors with large oval handles and long blunt-ended blades. Blue and green ribbon is tied around the scissors below the handles. One of the scissor blades is engraved “Grand Opening Ski Norquay Banff” in fancy script.
Subject
ceremonial
sports
skiing
Norquay
Credit
Gift of Brewster Transportation & Tours, Banff, 1991
Catalogue Number
104.50.1009
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