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Date
1980 – 1985
Material
metal; plastic; fibre
Catalogue Number
105.04.1013 a,b
Description
Motronic “Pieps 2” avalanche beacon or transceiver. Orange plastic with metal parts. Labeled on side with “Pieps 2. Motronic. Made in Austria.” and instructions for use. Yellow fabric case with black cord marked “Pieps 2. Motronic. Canada.”
Title
Avalanche Transceiver
Date
1980 – 1985
Material
metal; plastic; fibre
Dimensions
11.7 x 7.0 cm
Description
Motronic “Pieps 2” avalanche beacon or transceiver. Orange plastic with metal parts. Labeled on side with “Pieps 2. Motronic. Made in Austria.” and instructions for use. Yellow fabric case with black cord marked “Pieps 2. Motronic. Canada.”
Subject
sports
skiing
climbing
communication
rescue equipment
Credit
Gift of Douglas Leonard, Canmore, 1998
Catalogue Number
105.04.1013 a,b
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Date
1970
Material
paper; fibre
Catalogue Number
105.02.1174
Description
A buff-coloured greeting card from Ghana, with a green border, and a strip of Kente hand-loom weaving pasted lengthwise down the centre. The weft threads are blue, green, red, yellow on a white warp. Printed in green “GREETINGS” on top and “FROM GHANA” on the bottom. Printed on the inside viewer’s …
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Title
Greeting Card
Date
1970
Material
paper; fibre
Dimensions
11.5 x 7.6 cm
Description
A buff-coloured greeting card from Ghana, with a green border, and a strip of Kente hand-loom weaving pasted lengthwise down the centre. The weft threads are blue, green, red, yellow on a white warp. Printed in green “GREETINGS” on top and “FROM GHANA” on the bottom. Printed on the inside viewer’s left bottom “This miniature sample of Ghana’s colourful Kente cloth, woven on hand looms, brings Greetings from Ghana.” On viewer’s right “WITH BEST WISHES”, underneath written in fountain pen ink, “and much love”, under that “FOR CHRISTMAS”, under that “AND THE NEW YEAR”, again in fountain pen ink “from John British High Commission P.P. Box 296, Accra, Ghana” and on the back “A KENTE CARD” “Moxon Paperbacks Ltd. P.O. Box M.160, Accra.”
Subject
crafts
weaving
communication
George McLean
Walking Buffalo
Credit
Gift of George McLean, Morley, 1970
Catalogue Number
105.02.1174
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Date
n.d.
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
105.06.0066
Description
A small letter opener. Pointed blade with an ornate handle that is topped with the bust of a person in an Egyptian style.
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Title
Letter Opener
Date
n.d.
Material
metal
Dimensions
1.7 x 10.5 cm
Description
A small letter opener. Pointed blade with an ornate handle that is topped with the bust of a person in an Egyptian style.
Subject
Whyte home
communication
household tools
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
105.06.0066
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Date
n.d.
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
105.06.0051 a,b
Description
Sterling silver letter opener (a) with ornate handle and plain, flat blade with a rounded tip. Inscribed “Philip Dec. 25 1879” on one side of the handle and “JFW” on the other. Accompanied by a burgundy felt case (b) with gold snap closure and black label that says “Shreve, Crump, & Low Company Bos…
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Title
Letter Opener
Date
n.d.
Material
metal
Dimensions
1.5 x 19.5 cm
Description
Sterling silver letter opener (a) with ornate handle and plain, flat blade with a rounded tip. Inscribed “Philip Dec. 25 1879” on one side of the handle and “JFW” on the other. Accompanied by a burgundy felt case (b) with gold snap closure and black label that says “Shreve, Crump, & Low Company Boston” with a bird symbol. The opener has a “STERLING” hallmark.
Subject
Moore
communication
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
105.06.0051 a,b
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Date
n.d.
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
105.06.0053
Description
wooden letter opener with carved floral design at the handle. The opener tapers to a blunt end at the other end.
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Title
Letter Opener
Date
n.d.
Material
wood
Dimensions
25.1 x 2.7 cm
Description
wooden letter opener with carved floral design at the handle. The opener tapers to a blunt end at the other end.
Subject
Moore
communication
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
105.06.0053
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Mine Rescue Telephone

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Date
1920 – 1970
Material
wood; metal; plastic
Catalogue Number
105.04.1015
Description
A brown box, with a hinged lid, wall telephone, made of wood, with two metal bells screwed on the upper part of the lid, a speaker on the front attached by screws and a metal hook attached by screws to hang up the earpiece, which is attached by a fabric-covered cord. The front of the box opens to e…
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Title
Mine Rescue Telephone
Date
1920 – 1970
Material
wood; metal; plastic
Dimensions
52.0 x 23.0 cm
Description
A brown box, with a hinged lid, wall telephone, made of wood, with two metal bells screwed on the upper part of the lid, a speaker on the front attached by screws and a metal hook attached by screws to hang up the earpiece, which is attached by a fabric-covered cord. The front of the box opens to expose a new digital audio recorder “DIGITAL AUDIO RECORDER MODEL DAR 200” attached to a new piece of wood and cushioned by Styrofoam, the apparatus for turning the handle (two cog wheels, one very small and one very large) to produce a charge to ring the bells, the plastic-coated wires from the digital audio recorder, and the wires leading to the earpiece. On the outside bottom there is a flat piece of wood with a groove carved out to place a pen or pencil on; it is on an angle supported at the bottom end by two pieces of jutting wood to bring it forward. The two bells are black and newly painted. The speaker piece is black Bakelite plastic and metal; a fabric-covered wire cord is led from the speaker through a drilled hole that leads through to the back of the door. The two split wires, one red, viewer’s left, and one brown, viewer’s right, are attached to the back of the door. There are two drilled holes, with hollow metal inserts for reinforcement, left and right, on the top and on the bottom of the wallboard to attach it to the wall. There is also a drilled hole (0.80cm), viewer’s right, 13.0cm from the bottom on the edge of the door; it goes through the box as well, so must have been made to keep the door shut. Inside the box, viewer’s left, right below the door hinge and above the two fabric-coated wires (were plastic-coated but nearly all the plastic has flaked off) are the letters “BK” on viewer’s left and “D” on the right. Also stored inside the telephone box is black MODE Electronics plug-in Class 2 transformer.
Subject
communication
mine
emergency rescue
Sulivan Mine
Credit
Gift of Fred Finley, Calgary, 2009
Catalogue Number
105.04.1015
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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
metal; wood; plastic
Catalogue Number
104.17.1002 a,b
Description
One radio transformer from Bankhead Warden Station consisting of two metal boxes mounted on wood.
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Title
Radio Transformer
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
metal; wood; plastic
Description
One radio transformer from Bankhead Warden Station consisting of two metal boxes mounted on wood.
Subject
Wardens
communication
Bankhead
Parks Canada
Credit
Gift of Geoff Holroyd, Edmonton, 1980
Catalogue Number
104.17.1002 a,b
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Date
1920 – 1940
Material
metal, brass
Catalogue Number
104.20.0087
Description
A simple round brass bell with a handle on top in the shape of a very round fish resting on small pectoral fins. The fish has a small dorsal fin on the back, a small tail behind, and a scale texture incised on the body. There is an etched design with a circular motif on the side of the bell. The…
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Title
Service Bell
Date
1920 – 1940
Material
metal, brass
Dimensions
8.5 cm
Description
A simple round brass bell with a handle on top in the shape of a very round fish resting on small pectoral fins. The fish has a small dorsal fin on the back, a small tail behind, and a scale texture incised on the body. There is an etched design with a circular motif on the side of the bell. The inside of the bell is marked “China”.
Subject
households
sound
communication
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0087
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Date
1880 – 1920
Material
metal, brass
Catalogue Number
104.20.0101
Description
A tarnished (greenish colour) brass bell with tall long-legged bird standing on top on one leg with wings outspread. The bird has a long neck that is upraised and the bird’s beak is open. The bird’s bent leg holds a metal bead suspended from a chain that clangs against the outside of the bell.
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Title
Service Bell
Date
1880 – 1920
Material
metal, brass
Dimensions
21.0 cm
Description
A tarnished (greenish colour) brass bell with tall long-legged bird standing on top on one leg with wings outspread. The bird has a long neck that is upraised and the bird’s beak is open. The bird’s bent leg holds a metal bead suspended from a chain that clangs against the outside of the bell.
Subject
households
social customs
communication
animals
birds
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0101
Images
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Date
1880 – 1940
Material
ceramic
Catalogue Number
104.20.0116
Description
A round, cup-shaped white porcelain bell with a knobby handle. The bell is decorated with gold lines around the bottom edge and each of the knobs of the handle. There are high relief clusters of coloured flowers and smaller single flowers scattered over surface of bell. The bell is marked with a …
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Title
Service Bell
Date
1880 – 1940
Material
ceramic
Dimensions
11.0 cm
Description
A round, cup-shaped white porcelain bell with a knobby handle. The bell is decorated with gold lines around the bottom edge and each of the knobs of the handle. There are high relief clusters of coloured flowers and smaller single flowers scattered over surface of bell. The bell is marked with a Dresden hallmark.
Subject
households
decorative
communication
flowers
plants
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0116
Images
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