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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
1910 – 1950
Material
metal; glass
Catalogue Number
104.30.1005
Description
Pocket watch-style barometer/altimeter marked “MADE IN FRANCE S. THAXTER & SON BOSTON COMPENSATED BAROMETER.”
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Title
Barometer
Date
1910 – 1950
Material
metal; glass
Description
Pocket watch-style barometer/altimeter marked “MADE IN FRANCE S. THAXTER & SON BOSTON COMPENSATED BAROMETER.”
Subject
sports
climbing
F.O. “Pat” Brewster
Credit
Gift of Forrest (Pat) Oliver Brewster, Banff, 1984
Catalogue Number
104.30.1005
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Date
n.d.
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
104.06.0006
Description
A metal cogwheel with a large hole in centre and eight teeth around the outside.
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Title
Bludgeon
Date
n.d.
Material
metal
Dimensions
3.5 cm
Description
A metal cogwheel with a large hole in centre and eight teeth around the outside.
Subject
military
F.O. “Pat” Brewster
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.06.0006
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Date
1900 – 1970
Material
pearl; metal, gold
Catalogue Number
103.07.0048 a-m
Description
A button collection with:a,b,c,d) four short shank pearl and gold post dress shirt detachable buttons;e,f) two medium shank pearl and gold plate dress shirt detachable buttons; g,h) two swivel shank pearl and gold detachable dress shirt buttons; i,j,k,l,m) five odd mother-of-pearl dress shirt detac…
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Title
Button
Date
1900 – 1970
Material
pearl; metal, gold
Description
A button collection with:a,b,c,d) four short shank pearl and gold post dress shirt detachable buttons;e,f) two medium shank pearl and gold plate dress shirt detachable buttons; g,h) two swivel shank pearl and gold detachable dress shirt buttons; i,j,k,l,m) five odd mother-of-pearl dress shirt detachable buttons.
Subject
socail customs
clothing
Fred Brewster
F.O. “Pat” Brewster
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.0048 a-m
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Date
1911
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
105.02.1074
Description
H.M. George V, R & I/ H.M. Mary, Queen round, silver coloured medal, castle inscribed on front inside a crest shape, "1911/ W.T. Patrick, J.P. Mayor" inscribed on front surrounding crest shape. Border is round "Guildford commemorates their coronation".
Title
Commemorative Medal
Date
1911
Material
metal
Description
H.M. George V, R & I/ H.M. Mary, Queen round, silver coloured medal, castle inscribed on front inside a crest shape, "1911/ W.T. Patrick, J.P. Mayor" inscribed on front surrounding crest shape. Border is round "Guildford commemorates their coronation".
Subject
coronation
King George V
F.O. “Pat” Brewster
Credit
Gift of Forrest (Pat) Oliver Brewster, Banff, 1984
Catalogue Number
105.02.1074
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Date
1900 – 1970
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
103.07.0047 a-w
Description
A collection of cuff links:a) one round snap-type of brass; b,c) pair of round snap-type of silver with mother-of-pearl, black onyx and diamond ('Kum-a-part', mfg B&W co., pat 1923); d,e) pair of oval link-type of silver; f) one convex oval-type of silver (Birks); g) one flat oval disk link-type of…
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Title
Cuff Link
Date
1900 – 1970
Material
metal
Dimensions
3.0 x 2.0 cm
Description
A collection of cuff links:a) one round snap-type of brass; b,c) pair of round snap-type of silver with mother-of-pearl, black onyx and diamond ('Kum-a-part', mfg B&W co., pat 1923); d,e) pair of oval link-type of silver; f) one convex oval-type of silver (Birks); g) one flat oval disk link-type of silver (Birks); h,i) incomplete pair of oval link-type of 14k gold (Birks) with 'H.L.' monogram; j) one round snap-type of brass; k) one oval stem-type of 10k gold with 'F.B.' monogram; l,m) pair squared link-type of gold (Birks) with 'F.A.B.' monogram; n) one hexagonal stem-type of silver; o,p) pair of square modern swivel-type with 'R' monogram; q) one plain oval with damaged stem of silver; r) one plain oval stem-type of gold; s) one oval link-type of gold (Birks) with 'F.A.B.' monogram;t,u) pair of mother-of-pearl rectangular modern swivel-type; v,w) pair of round mother-of-pearl stem-type.
Subject
clothing
social customs
Fred Brewster
F.O. “Pat” Brewster
Philip Moore
Pearl Moore
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.0047 a-w
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Date
1973 – 1975
Material
wood; glass
Catalogue Number
102.07.0009
Description
A board to prevent drafts from the fireplace that is cut from one quarter inch plywood and stained brown. The top is curved to match the shape of the fireplace. There are two shaped front supports of three quarter inch plywood at each side of the bottom edge. The board is lined on the reverse wit…
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Title
Fireboard
Date
1973 – 1975
Material
wood; glass
Dimensions
94.0 x 15.0 x 114.0 cm
Description
A board to prevent drafts from the fireplace that is cut from one quarter inch plywood and stained brown. The top is curved to match the shape of the fireplace. There are two shaped front supports of three quarter inch plywood at each side of the bottom edge. The board is lined on the reverse with strips of pink fibre-glass insulation at the top edge and both side edges. Two rectangular holes cut at the bottom allow the andirons to pass through.
Subject
households
F.O. “Pat” Brewster
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.07.0009
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Date
1904 – 1907
Material
skin; horn; glass
Catalogue Number
112.01.0005
Description
The stuffed and mounted head of a bighorn sheep with large horns curling forward on either side of the head. The fur is light brown with a pale muzzle and split black nostrils. Glass eyes have been inserted.
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Title
Game Trophy
Date
1904 – 1907
Material
skin; horn; glass
Description
The stuffed and mounted head of a bighorn sheep with large horns curling forward on either side of the head. The fur is light brown with a pale muzzle and split black nostrils. Glass eyes have been inserted.
Subject
households
sports, hunting
Pearl Moore
F.O. ‘Pat’ Brewster
animals, bighorn sheep
crafts
taxidermy
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
112.01.0005
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Date
1880 – 1890
Material
skin, moose; skin, caribou; glass
Catalogue Number
104.10.0005
Description
A moosehide sheath made to hold a rifle (small trapper's gun). There is a very short fringe of leather along one side and around the top. The case is decorated with beadwork of blue, yellow, white and red beads in three narrow bands at the bottom, and a wide band at the top made up of five rows of…
Title
Gun Case
Date
1880 – 1890
Material
skin, moose; skin, caribou; glass
Dimensions
100.0 cm
Description
A moosehide sheath made to hold a rifle (small trapper's gun). There is a very short fringe of leather along one side and around the top. The case is decorated with beadwork of blue, yellow, white and red beads in three narrow bands at the bottom, and a wide band at the top made up of five rows of beadwork.
Subject
Indigenous, Stoney
hunting
crafts
beadwork
Fred Brewster
F.O. “Pat” Brewster
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.10.0005
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Date
1875 – 1925
Material
metal; silver; glass; cardboard
Catalogue Number
103.02.0335
Description
A round, double-faced, sterling silver-framed hand mirror with a silver ring for a handle. There is a tube-like silver frame around the mirrors which reflect a normal image on one side and a magnified image on the reverse. The frame is seamed at each side and joined by small rivet-pins, 6.5 cm dia…
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Title
Hand Mirror
Date
1875 – 1925
Material
metal; silver; glass; cardboard
Dimensions
1.8 x 15.0 x 21.5 cm
Description
A round, double-faced, sterling silver-framed hand mirror with a silver ring for a handle. There is a tube-like silver frame around the mirrors which reflect a normal image on one side and a magnified image on the reverse. The frame is seamed at each side and joined by small rivet-pins, 6.5 cm diameter, and a solid ring handle is firmly soldered to the bottom of the frame. The frame is monogrammed "MKM" (Maria K. Moore) at the top of one side. Cardboard fibre ring spacers were placed between the mirrors to hold them firmly in place against the frame. These spacers are broken.
Subject
households
personal
Maria K. Moore
grooming
F.O. “Pat” Brewster
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.02.0335
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