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Date
n.d.
Material
paper; ink
Catalogue Number
104.41.1276
Description
empty grey square box labelled in black: “2--INCH f. 4.5 / KODAK PROJECTION Anastigmat LENS (A KODAK PRECISION ENLARGER ACCESSORY) / MADE IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA BY EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY / ROCHESTER, N.Y. / TRADE MARKS REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. / A 1003”
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Title
Anastigmat Lens Box
Date
n.d.
Material
paper; ink
Dimensions
7.4 x 7.4 cm
Description
empty grey square box labelled in black: “2--INCH f. 4.5 / KODAK PROJECTION Anastigmat LENS (A KODAK PRECISION ENLARGER ACCESSORY) / MADE IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA BY EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY / ROCHESTER, N.Y. / TRADE MARKS REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. / A 1003”
Subject
Nicholas Morant
photography
Credit
Gift of Nicholas Morant, Banff, 2006
Catalogue Number
104.41.1276
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Antique Fire Extinguisher

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Date
n.d.
Material
brass
Catalogue Number
104.51.1002
Description
Small handheld fire extinguisher with brass exterior. It is a cylindrical shape with a nozzle and valve on one end. There is a red label with black lettering. Some of it is worn off, but it reads: “TO OPERA”; “PRESO “C B””; “TRADE MARK U. S. PAT.”; “FIRE EXTINGUISHER”; “DIRECTIONS”; “TURN EXTINGUIS…
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Title
Antique Fire Extinguisher
Date
n.d.
Material
brass
Dimensions
14.5 x 4.2 x 5.0 cm
Description
Small handheld fire extinguisher with brass exterior. It is a cylindrical shape with a nozzle and valve on one end. There is a red label with black lettering. Some of it is worn off, but it reads: “TO OPERA”; “PRESO “C B””; “TRADE MARK U. S. PAT.”; “FIRE EXTINGUISHER”; “DIRECTIONS”; “TURN EXTINGUISHER UPSIDE DOWN POINT NOZZLE AT BASE OF FLAME TURN VALE 1/4 TURN LEFT”; “MERLITE INDUSTRIES INC.”; “NEW YORK N.Y.”; “CONTAINS CHLOROBROMOMETHANE ‘C B’”; “FOR REFILL RETURN TO DEALER OR MANUFACTURER”.
Subject
Nicholas Morant
photography
Credit
Gift of Nicholas Morant, Banff, 2006
Catalogue Number
104.51.1002
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Date
n.d.
Material
metal; wood; paper; ink
Catalogue Number
104.48.1011 a-n
Description
A Kodak Studio scale (a), in original box (b) with lid (c).The box is sandy-brown in colour. On the viewer-right face of the box there is a sticker containing the text: “ONE KODAK STUDIO SCALE” “SOLE IMPORTER INTO CANADA CANADIAN KODAK CO., LIMITED TORONTO” “MADE IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA BY EAST…
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Title
Balance; Darkroom Scale
Date
n.d.
Material
metal; wood; paper; ink
Dimensions
11.0 x 11.0 x 24.0 cm
Description
A Kodak Studio scale (a), in original box (b) with lid (c).The box is sandy-brown in colour. On the viewer-right face of the box there is a sticker containing the text: “ONE KODAK STUDIO SCALE” “SOLE IMPORTER INTO CANADA CANADIAN KODAK CO., LIMITED TORONTO” “MADE IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA BY EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY KOCHESTER, N.Y.” “Trade Mark Reg. U.S. Pat. Off.”“K P 4947D C-4016”There is a piece of paper glued to the inside of the box lid (c) that contains instructions for the user with the title: “IMPORTANT Balance the Scale Before Using”. The view-left side of the paper contains text in English, and the viewer-right side of the paper contains text in Spanish. The balance scale (a) is mounted on a rectangular, varnished wooden base (measuring 23.0 X 10.0 X 1.5 cm) and has three black, round plastic pads oriented in a triangular fashion on the bottom. The viewer-right side of the inner balance beam contains a semi-circle sticker with a black border and black text that reads: “SOLE IMPORTER INTO CANADA CANADIAN KODAK CO. LIMITED TORONTO”. There are two scale pans (d-e), each measuring 9.0 cm in diameter and containing a small, rounded handle with a hole drilled through the center.There are 6 metal weights (f-k) that have clearly come with the scale set, each engraved with their mass: “2 OZ.”, “1 OZ.”, “1/2 OZ”, “1/4 OZ.”, “50 GR.”, “50 GR.”. The weights are situated within a metal strip that is affixed to the bottom viewer-right side of the wood base. This metal strip contains the engraved text: “KODAK STUDIO SCALE FOR PHOTOGRAPHIC PURPOSES MADE BY EASTMAN KODAK CO. ROCHESTER, N.Y. U.S.A.” There are also three other weights (l-n) that were found within the box that do not seem to belong to the scale set, that are labeled “20” “30” “50” with blue ink.
Subject
Nicholas Morant
darkroom
Credit
Gift of Nicholas Morant, Banff, 2006
Catalogue Number
104.48.1011 a-n
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Date
n.d.
Material
metal; paper; wood; tape; ink
Catalogue Number
104.48.1010 a-j
Description
Burke & James No. 8 Rexo laboratory scale (a), in original box (b).The outside of the box is black and textured, with black tape covering many of the edges. There is also tan-coloured tape along the bottom edges of the back and viewer-left and viewer-right faces of the box. Across the bottom of the…
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Title
Balance Scale
Date
n.d.
Material
metal; paper; wood; tape; ink
Dimensions
10.5 x 11.0 x 24.0 cm
Description
Burke & James No. 8 Rexo laboratory scale (a), in original box (b).The outside of the box is black and textured, with black tape covering many of the edges. There is also tan-coloured tape along the bottom edges of the back and viewer-left and viewer-right faces of the box. Across the bottom of the viewer-right face of the box, the tan-coloured tape contains the text “PHOTO SCALES” in black marker.The box opens up (by lifting the top face up and back, which allows the front face of the box to open horizontally towards the viewer) to reveal the balance scale inside. These two openable faces are lined with a light-coloured paper on the inside of the box. The inside-top of the box contains text that reads:“REXO LABORATORY SCALE FOR QUICK AND ACCURATE WEIGHING” in black and orange font. Underneath this text, the Burke & James logo appears with the following text: “Burke & James Inc. Manufactures of Rexo Products CHICAGO” in black font. The inside-front face of the box contains text that reads: “FITTED WITH TIME SAVING BALANCE BEAM BOTH AVOIRDUPOIS AND METRIC SENSITIVE TO ONE GRAIN PENDULUM INDICATOR” in alternating black and orange font. The balance scale is mounted on a varnished wood base (measuring 22.0 X 9.5 X 1.5 cm). There are two scale pans (c-d), each measuring 9.0 cm in diameter and containing a small, rounded handle with a hole drilled through the center.There are 6 metal weights (e-j), each engraved with their mass: “2 OZ”, “1 OZ”, “1/2 OZ”, “1/4 OZ”, “50 GR”, “50 GR”. The weights are situated within a metal strip that is affixed to the bottom viewer-left side of the wood base. This metal strip contains the engraved text: “NO. 8 REXO SCALE-AVOIRDUPOIS BURKE & JAMES, INC. CHICAGO, ILL., U.S.A.”.
Subject
Nicholas Morant
photography
darkroom
Credit
Gift of Nicholas Morant, Banff, 2006
Catalogue Number
104.48.1010 a-j
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Date
n.d.
Material
metal; plastic
Catalogue Number
104.41.1301
Description
rectangular silver metallic box; screwed shut; hole in top right corner of front side showing a four pin male plug inside; red and black inscriptions on left side: “SR [logo] / BATTERY BOOSTER / 117 V. .03 AMP. 60 CYCLES / CAT. NO. 2095 / MADE IN U.S.A. BY / GRAFLEX, INC., ROCHESTER, N.Y. / DO NOT …
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Title
Battery Booster
Date
n.d.
Material
metal; plastic
Dimensions
7.5 x 9.4 cm
Description
rectangular silver metallic box; screwed shut; hole in top right corner of front side showing a four pin male plug inside; red and black inscriptions on left side: “SR [logo] / BATTERY BOOSTER / 117 V. .03 AMP. 60 CYCLES / CAT. NO. 2095 / MADE IN U.S.A. BY / GRAFLEX, INC., ROCHESTER, N.Y. / DO NOT TOUCH PLUG WHEN PILOT IS LIT !”; protruding pilot light in bottom right corner; coiled cord with two prong plug attached to the left side; coil secured with a large piece of off-white electrical tape
Subject
Nicholas Morant
photography
Credit
Gift of Nicholas Morant, Banff, 2006
Catalogue Number
104.41.1301
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Date
n.d.
Material
metal; plastic; paper; ink
Catalogue Number
104.41.1300 a,b
Description
(a) rectangular silver metallic box; screwed shut; inscription in black in top left corner on front: “STROBOFLASH / Analyzer” with table on the right stating the “GOOD / USABLE/ REPLACE” voltage values for the Stroboflash I, II, III, IV; screen aligned with the left side showing a voltmeter with po…
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Title
Battery Tester
Date
n.d.
Material
metal; plastic; paper; ink
Dimensions
10.0 x 12.6 cm
Description
(a) rectangular silver metallic box; screwed shut; inscription in black in top left corner on front: “STROBOFLASH / Analyzer” with table on the right stating the “GOOD / USABLE/ REPLACE” voltage values for the Stroboflash I, II, III, IV; screen aligned with the left side showing a voltmeter with pointer needle; lever to the right with three positions labelled: “RECYCLE TEST / BATTERY CAPACITATOR TEST / LOAD TEST”; notice below the lever: ‘IMPORTANT / Hold switch in LOAD TEST position only MOMENTARILY. Make ALL tests to determine battery condition.”; manufacturer information in the bottom right corner: “Made in U.S.A by / GRAFLEX, INC., Rochester 3 NY”; white sticker on top side with number handwritten in blue ballpoint pen: “18388”; cord with four pin round male plug attached to right side (b) red and black wire with four pin round female plug on one end and banana connectors on the other end; with cap attached
Subject
Nicholas Morant
photography
Credit
Gift of Nicholas Morant, Banff, 2006
Catalogue Number
104.41.1300 a,b
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Date
n.d.
Material
leather; glass; thread; metal
Catalogue Number
103.01.1041
Description
A beaded bracelet with a dangling beaded heart affixed to the center, viewer-bottom of the strap. The bracelet has a leather backing and metal fasteners.The strap of the bracelet contains beadwork that is predominantly red in colour, with a single row of orange and then white beads forming a border…
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Title
Beaded Bracelet
Date
n.d.
Material
leather; glass; thread; metal
Dimensions
0.3 x 5.0 x 18.0 cm
Description
A beaded bracelet with a dangling beaded heart affixed to the center, viewer-bottom of the strap. The bracelet has a leather backing and metal fasteners.The strap of the bracelet contains beadwork that is predominantly red in colour, with a single row of orange and then white beads forming a border around the edges. There are three “X” designs on the face of the strap. The beads forming the “X” in the middle of the strap are metal in colour, while the beads forming the other two ”X” designs are clear. The heart contains a single row of metal coloured beads that form a boarder; then two rows of red coloured beads; and the center of the heart contains orange beads.
Subject
Nicholas Morant
adornment
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Nicholas Morant, Banff, 2006
Catalogue Number
103.01.1041
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Date
n.d.
Material
wood; felt; ink; metal
Catalogue Number
102.04.1084 a-b
Description
A set of two bookends.(a) is the viewer-left bookend in the set, with an upright cross-section of a flat-bottom rail (on the viewer-right) with a rail spike resting diagonally against it’s viewer-left side at a 45 degree angle. The cross-section of the flat-bottom rail is the surface that has conta…
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Title
Bookends
Date
n.d.
Material
wood; felt; ink; metal
Dimensions
16.0 x 15.0 x 17.5 cm
Description
A set of two bookends.(a) is the viewer-left bookend in the set, with an upright cross-section of a flat-bottom rail (on the viewer-right) with a rail spike resting diagonally against it’s viewer-left side at a 45 degree angle. The cross-section of the flat-bottom rail is the surface that has contact with the book that it is holding upright.(b) is the viewer-right bookend in the set, with an upright cross-section of a flat-bottom rail (on the viewer-left) with a rail spike resting diagonally against it’s viewer-right side at a 45 degree angle. The cross-section of the flat-bottom rail is the surface that has contact with the book that it is holding upright.On both bookends, the rail spike and cross-section of a flat-bottom rail sit atop a triangular, varnished wood base. All of the top edges of the wood base have been rounded (except for the edge that has contact with the book it is holding upright). The bottom of the bases are covered with green felt.There is a plaque on the base of both bookends (located between the rail spike and the cross-section of a flat-bottom rail) which is orientated on a diagonal that is parallel with the angle of the triangular base.The plaque on (a) reads: “Nicholas Morant” (bolded); “Photographer Publicity Department Entered Service March 1, 1937”” in black ink. On the viewer-left side of this text there is a CPR crest that reads: “CANADIAN PACIFIC” at the top; then “RAILWAY LINES”; and “WORLD’S GREATEST TRAVEL SYSTEM” at the bottom - enclosed in a small circle. The plaque on (b) reads: “Canadian Pacific”; “Nicholas Morant” (bolded); “Special Photographer Public Relations and Advertising Pensioned June 1, 1981” in black ink.
Subject
Nicholas Morant
CPR
Credit
Gift of Nicholas Morant, Banff, 2006
Catalogue Number
102.04.1084 a-b
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Date
n.d.
Material
plastic; metal; aluminum
Catalogue Number
104.41.1284 a-b
Description
a) Accura Bouncemaster fanflash; compact grey plastic body with exposure dial on the back; written in relief under a female plug on the back side: “EXT.” then “OPEN FLASH” to the right of a white button, then “BOUNCEMASTER” above the dial; brand name “accura” written in silver on a black plaque und…
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Title
Bounce Flash Gun
Date
n.d.
Material
plastic; metal; aluminum
Dimensions
17.5 x 13.5 cm
Description
a) Accura Bouncemaster fanflash; compact grey plastic body with exposure dial on the back; written in relief under a female plug on the back side: “EXT.” then “OPEN FLASH” to the right of a white button, then “BOUNCEMASTER” above the dial; brand name “accura” written in silver on a black plaque under the dial; under the brand name, a metallic wheel controls the tightening of the mounting shoe; reflector made out of aluminum blades that fan out in a full circle; tilting controlled by a white button at the top of the main body; stored in a transparent plastic case closed by a press button; red price tag stuck on with “SPECIAL” printed in black and “9.95” handwritten in pencil; embossed on the side of the plastic case: “MADE IN JAPAN”b) instruction manual for “Sunset / CUSTOM DELUXE / MODEL 1000 / BC BOUNCE FANFLASH”; four-page print with red and white cover and black ink writing folded in three
Subject
Nicholas Morant
photography
Credit
Gift of Nicholas Morant, Banff, 2006
Catalogue Number
104.41.1284 a-b
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Date
n.d.
Material
plastic; metal; paper
Catalogue Number
104.41.1286 a-d
Description
a) plastic grey body with a mounting shoe at the bottom and darker grey plaque with “Ikoblitz 6” written in gold; top two thirds hollowed out to lodge the folded reflector blades and cable; knob to fan out the reflector and plug to insert the flashbulb; dial on the back on a metallic square plaque …
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Title
Bounce Flash Gun
Date
n.d.
Material
plastic; metal; paper
Dimensions
4.5 x 12.5 cm
Description
a) plastic grey body with a mounting shoe at the bottom and darker grey plaque with “Ikoblitz 6” written in gold; top two thirds hollowed out to lodge the folded reflector blades and cable; knob to fan out the reflector and plug to insert the flashbulb; dial on the back on a metallic square plaque with aperture settings and distance in metres and feet written in red and black; “Made in Germany” written in black on top of the dialb) cap (”anti-shatter shield” in the instruction manual)with retaining metallic spring on the front; “Zeiss Ikon” logo on the back written in gold letters on a dark grey plaque; white price tag labelled “BANFF CAMERA” in red and marked “$8.95” in greyc) instruction manual printed in red and black on white paper; nine languages; title for the Enlish section: “IKOBLITZ 6 (Bounceflash)/ Capacitor flashgun for capless and AG 1 flashbulbs” d) original box in white, red and black labelled “Ikoblitz 6 / Echoblitz”
Subject
Nicholas Morant
photography
Credit
Gift of Nicholas Morant, Banff, 2006
Catalogue Number
104.41.1286 a-d
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