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Date
1943
Material
stone
Catalogue Number
104.05.1009
Description
A hand-carved black soapstone arrowhead.
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Title
Arrowhead
Date
1943
Material
stone
Dimensions
2.50 x 4.70 cm
Description
A hand-carved black soapstone arrowhead.
Subject
weapons
tools
hobbies
carving
Bill Peyto
Credit
Gift of Robert Peyto, Shawnigan Lake, 1967
Catalogue Number
104.05.1009
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Date
1909 – 1930
Material
wood; skin
Catalogue Number
106.04.1004 a,b
Description
One piece swallowtail snowshoes. (a) Pointed toe, 10.0 rise, 2 main crossbars, horseshoe shaped toe hole bound with heavier rawhide. (a) 151.0x30.0, same as (a). Both snowshoes have many pieces of reinforcing rawhide and covered wire in boyd and heel lacing. Toe lacing coming away from sides an…
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Title
Beavertail Snowshoes
Date
1909 – 1930
Material
wood; skin
Dimensions
30.0 x 149.5 cm
Description
One piece swallowtail snowshoes. (a) Pointed toe, 10.0 rise, 2 main crossbars, horseshoe shaped toe hole bound with heavier rawhide. (a) 151.0x30.0, same as (a). Both snowshoes have many pieces of reinforcing rawhide and covered wire in boyd and heel lacing. Toe lacing coming away from sides and crossbar.
Subject
sports
winter
snowshoeing
Bill Peyto
Credit
Gift of Steve Peyto, Banff, 1965
Catalogue Number
106.04.1004 a,b
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Date
n.d.
Material
rock
Catalogue Number
112.03.1286
Description
A wonderful fossilized brachiopod in black shale.
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Title
Brachiopod Fossil
Date
n.d.
Material
rock
Dimensions
12.8 x 13.0 cm
Description
A wonderful fossilized brachiopod in black shale.
Subject
paleontology
geology
hobbies
Bill Peyto
Credit
Gift of Robert Peyto, Shawnigan Lake, 1967
Catalogue Number
112.03.1286
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Date
n.d.
Material
soapstone
Catalogue Number
103.01.1042 a-c
Description
Three heart-shaped brooches, carved and polished, with gold-coloured metal backing. A long, hinged pin shaft is attached on the back with metal loop across from it for closing:(a) 3.2x3.2cm wide as pin extends beyond brooch grey and charcoal-coloured soaptone(b) 3.0x2.8cm wide honey-coloured(c) 2.7…
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Title
Brooch
Date
n.d.
Material
soapstone
Description
Three heart-shaped brooches, carved and polished, with gold-coloured metal backing. A long, hinged pin shaft is attached on the back with metal loop across from it for closing:(a) 3.2x3.2cm wide as pin extends beyond brooch grey and charcoal-coloured soaptone(b) 3.0x2.8cm wide honey-coloured(c) 2.7x3.0cm wide as pin extends well beyond brooch, beige and honey-coloured
Subject
hobby
carving
sculpting
Bill Peyto
Credit
Gift of Robert Peyto, Shawnigan Lake, 1967
Catalogue Number
103.01.1042 a-c
Images
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Date
1943
Material
soapstone
Catalogue Number
112.03.1285 a-m
Description
13 small hand-carved soapstone hearts(a) a cornelian and black heart 2.5 x 1.7 cm wide(b) a dark pink heart 2.0 x 1.8 cm wide(c) a rust, grey and black heart 2.0 x 1.7 cm wide(d) an ecru, grey and black heart 2.0 x 2.0 cm wide(e) a rust, grey and black heart 2.2 x 1.8 cm wide(f) a black, green and…
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Title
Carved Soapstone
Date
1943
Material
soapstone
Description
13 small hand-carved soapstone hearts(a) a cornelian and black heart 2.5 x 1.7 cm wide(b) a dark pink heart 2.0 x 1.8 cm wide(c) a rust, grey and black heart 2.0 x 1.7 cm wide(d) an ecru, grey and black heart 2.0 x 2.0 cm wide(e) a rust, grey and black heart 2.2 x 1.8 cm wide(f) a black, green and pink heart 2.0 x 1.50 cm wide(g) a grey and black heart 1.2 x 1.0 cm wide(h) a grey and black heart 1.2 x 1.6 cm wide(i) a black and white, hints of silver heart 2.2 x 1.5 cm wide(j) a black and silver heart 2.2 x 2.0 cm wide(k) a grey, black and brown heart 1.7 x 1.4 cm wide(l) a grey and black heart 2.0 x 1.5 cm wide(m) a pink, black and white heart 2.0 x 1.5 cm wide
Subject
hobby, carving
Bill Peyto
Credit
Gift of Robert Peyto, Shawnigan Lake, 1967
Catalogue Number
112.03.1285 a-m
Images
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Date
1965
Material
metal; paint; paper
Catalogue Number
110.01.1065
Description
A hinged flat Player’s cigarette box made out of metal. It was commonly known as a Players Flat 50. The box is light blue with gold and red edging. The Players logo (a white life preserver with red lettering “PLAYERS NAVY CUT” with a seaman in the centre, and the sea and two sailing ships beyond, i…
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Title
Cigarette Box
Date
1965
Material
metal; paint; paper
Dimensions
15.0 x 10.10 cm
Description
A hinged flat Player’s cigarette box made out of metal. It was commonly known as a Players Flat 50. The box is light blue with gold and red edging. The Players logo (a white life preserver with red lettering “PLAYERS NAVY CUT” with a seaman in the centre, and the sea and two sailing ships beyond, is in the left corner, “Players” in black and red script, and “NAVY CUT CIGARETTES “MEDIUM” “ in the right hand corner. There is a remnant of the paper excise tax stamp in black and white. On the top part of the gold-coloured bottom in black writing “OPENING RIBBON” and then an arrow pointing right followed by “PAT’D 1934-35” and on the bottom “MANUFACTURED BY IMPERIAL TOBACCO CO. OF CANADA, LIMITED, MONTREAL, CANADA SUCCESSOR TO JOHN PLAYER 7 SONS, ENGLAND. The inside top cover has the Players logo (a life preserver with black lettering “PLAYERS NAVY CUT” with a seaman in the centre, the sea and two sailing ships beyond, is in the left corner, “Players” in black script, and “NAVY CUT CIGARETTES “MEDIUM” ”. There are two pieces of silver paper with white backing inside the cigarette box.
Subject
pastime
habit
smoking
Bill Peyto
Credit
Gift of Robert Peyto, Shawnigan Lake, 1967
Catalogue Number
110.01.1065
Images
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Date
1943
Material
soapstone
Catalogue Number
103.08.1151 a-d
Description
Four hand-carved soapstone cigarette holders:a) A very short (4.0 long x1.2cm diameter on the end) cigarette holder with a round mouthpiece;b) A short cigarette holder (5.7 long x 0.60cm diameter on the end) with a round mouthpiece and two indented lines for decoration; c) A short, white alabaster…
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Title
Cigarette Holder
Date
1943
Material
soapstone
Description
Four hand-carved soapstone cigarette holders:a) A very short (4.0 long x1.2cm diameter on the end) cigarette holder with a round mouthpiece;b) A short cigarette holder (5.7 long x 0.60cm diameter on the end) with a round mouthpiece and two indented lines for decoration; c) A short, white alabaster (5.4 long x1.5cm diameter on the end) cigarette holder with a round mouthpiece; d) A longer, wider, cigarette holder (6.3 long x1.8cm diameter on the end) most likely for a cigarello. It has a large round mouthpiece and two indented lines for decoration.
Subject
hobby
carving
sculpting
habit
pastime
smoking
Bill Peyto
Credit
Gift of Robert Peyto, Shawnigan Lake, 1967
Catalogue Number
103.08.1151 a-d
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Date
prior to 1930
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
112.03.1022
Description
A small piece of copper ore, greenish in colour. Removed from mine shaft.
Title
Copper Ore
Date
prior to 1930
Material
metal
Description
A small piece of copper ore, greenish in colour. Removed from mine shaft.
Subject
Bill Peyto
exploration
mining
Credit
Gift of Ted J. Hart, Banff, 1994
Catalogue Number
112.03.1022
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Date
1943
Material
soapstone
Catalogue Number
104.06.1014
Description
A hand-carved, black soapstone axe head that has a shaft and an axe head carved with a simulated thong that makes the two appear bound together. The piece has two holes: one to put a handle into the shaft; one to put a a handle or shaft in to make a chisel or perhaps to add a decorative touch.
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Title
Decorative Axe Head
Date
1943
Material
soapstone
Dimensions
9.0 x 6.2 cm
Description
A hand-carved, black soapstone axe head that has a shaft and an axe head carved with a simulated thong that makes the two appear bound together. The piece has two holes: one to put a handle into the shaft; one to put a a handle or shaft in to make a chisel or perhaps to add a decorative touch.
Subject
weapons
tools
hobbies
carving
Bill Peyto
Credit
Gift of Robert Peyto, Shawnigan Lake, 1967
Catalogue Number
104.06.1014
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Date
1930
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
110.01.1041
Description
Food can opened at top, lid still attached. Body of can in V-shape, for pouring (for coal oil?), recovered from mine shaft.
Title
Food Tin
Date
1930
Material
metal
Description
Food can opened at top, lid still attached. Body of can in V-shape, for pouring (for coal oil?), recovered from mine shaft.
Subject
Bill Peyto
exploration
mining
Credit
Gift of Ted J. Hart, Banff, 1994
Catalogue Number
110.01.1041
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