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Date
1920 – 1940
Material
fibre; metal
Catalogue Number
103.07.0173
Description
A soft belt of red violet velvet with large silver buckle. Velvet is sewn into long tube and gathered slightly at end where attached to buckle. Two part buckle hooks together with large hook and eye on back. Cast buckle shaped like two pointed cinquefoils butting together at the flat side, each co…
Title
Belt
Date
1920 – 1940
Material
fibre; metal
Dimensions
8.5 x 93.5 cm
Description
A soft belt of red violet velvet with large silver buckle. Velvet is sewn into long tube and gathered slightly at end where attached to buckle. Two part buckle hooks together with large hook and eye on back. Cast buckle shaped like two pointed cinquefoils butting together at the flat side, each containing a female dancing figure in very high relief. Figure has firm breasts and tiny waist, and is wearing draped bloomers and tall headdress. Scrolls and flowers form garland around figure. Smooth border around pebbly background surface, follows shape of buckle each side of buckle has bar soldered across back to attach belt. Velvet attached one side only with loose basting stitches around bar.
Subject
households
figure
female
religious
Hinduism
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.0173
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Date
1890 – 1940
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
104.20.0588 a-l
Description
12 bowls, round bottomed. plain interior with ornate exterior incised designs which all vary slightly in details.(a-c) contain two figures, dancing with left leg raised, alternating with bird decoration. (d-f) contain three figures, dancing with left leg raised, alternating with bird decoration.(g…
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Title
Bowl Collection
Date
1890 – 1940
Material
metal
Dimensions
5.5 x 11.3 cm
Description
12 bowls, round bottomed. plain interior with ornate exterior incised designs which all vary slightly in details.(a-c) contain two figures, dancing with left leg raised, alternating with bird decoration. (d-f) contain three figures, dancing with left leg raised, alternating with bird decoration.(g,h) contain two figures, running or dancing with right leg forward, alternating with bird decoration. (i) contains four figures with alternating left and right hands raised. (j) contains four dancing figures, each alternating with single bird. (k)contains eight birds. (l) contains three dancing figures, both arms raised, alternating with bird decoration.
Subject
households
decorative
figure
dancing
animal
bird
Edith Morse Robb
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0588 a-l
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Christmas Figurine Group

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Date
1955 – 1965
Material
paper; fibre; metal; cone
Catalogue Number
107.01.0168
Description
Five identical Santas with pine cone bodies, lined up in a row. Each Santa stands on a white cardboard disc placed side by side on a rectangular green cardboard base. Each figure has black pipe cleaner feet, red pipe cleaner hands, a red felt toque with gold loop for hanging attached, white pipe cl…
Title
Christmas Figurine Group
Date
1955 – 1965
Material
paper; fibre; metal; cone
Dimensions
7.2 x 4.2 x 20.9 cm
Description
Five identical Santas with pine cone bodies, lined up in a row. Each Santa stands on a white cardboard disc placed side by side on a rectangular green cardboard base. Each figure has black pipe cleaner feet, red pipe cleaner hands, a red felt toque with gold loop for hanging attached, white pipe cleaner beard, and each carries a little green Christmas tree. The noses are of red tear drop shaped plastic and the eyes are drawn in black ink.
Subject
households
decorative
miniatures
Christmas
figure
male
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
107.01.0168
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Date
1892 – 1895
Material
metal; plastic
Catalogue Number
105.02.0106
Description
A long, horizontal orange brooch pin with picture of horseman with sword drawn riding white charger, and dates "1688 1690". Orange cellulose fits over shaped metal, copper? backing and is held in place by a thin brass coloured frame which clips over the edges of the backing. Back of pin has long p…
Title
Commemorative Pin
Date
1892 – 1895
Material
metal; plastic
Dimensions
3.4 x 1.3 x 7.4 cm
Description
A long, horizontal orange brooch pin with picture of horseman with sword drawn riding white charger, and dates "1688 1690". Orange cellulose fits over shaped metal, copper? backing and is held in place by a thin brass coloured frame which clips over the edges of the backing. Back of pin has long pin like bar which fastens in hook clasp, with a shorter, sharp pin just above it. Marks: on back, under pin clasp, "The ----teheads/ Newark" at the bottom, "Pat. Oct. 18.92 Mar. 7.93".
Subject
Glorious Revolution
William III
James II
animal
horse
figure
male
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
105.02.0106
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Date
1935 – 1945
Material
metal; plastic; glass; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.02.0055
Description
A small, flat, rectangular, brass case trimmed with aqua plastic. Case hinged across back with small, square latch at front which hooks over small, rolled, metal tab. Aqua plastic sides give effect of panel moulding, grooved square of aqua at lower centre of top just above latch. Engraved round sea…
Title
Compact
Date
1935 – 1945
Material
metal; plastic; glass; fibre
Dimensions
1.0 x 4.0 x 5.5 cm
Description
A small, flat, rectangular, brass case trimmed with aqua plastic. Case hinged across back with small, square latch at front which hooks over small, rolled, metal tab. Aqua plastic sides give effect of panel moulding, grooved square of aqua at lower centre of top just above latch. Engraved round seal depicting woman and goat just above, back patterned with vertical lines on the brass, with "Coty" at middle. Inside top is rectangular mirror in brass frame, with shallow well in bottom holding rectangular cake of compressed beige powder. Rectangular, aqua, satin applicator pad with napped fabric on underside, and small cord loop for lifting at one corner of top. Signature "Coty" in gold across top.
Subject
households
animal
goat
figure
woman
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.02.0055
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Date
1945 – 1955
Material
wood; paper; metal; fibre
Catalogue Number
107.01.0095 a-f
Description
Six cowboy and cowgirl figurines made of pipe cleaners, each on a separate pedestal of card, three on discs and three on rectangles, the rectangle base figurines having corrugated cardboard corral sections as well. (a) a cowgirl in red boots, red cotton skirt, white jacket and hat, tossing a string…
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Title
Cowboys Figurine Set
Date
1945 – 1955
Material
wood; paper; metal; fibre
Dimensions
10.5 x 5.0 x 10.2 cm
Description
Six cowboy and cowgirl figurines made of pipe cleaners, each on a separate pedestal of card, three on discs and three on rectangles, the rectangle base figurines having corrugated cardboard corral sections as well. (a) a cowgirl in red boots, red cotton skirt, white jacket and hat, tossing a string lariat. (b) a rust coloured cowboy with black hat, carrying a saddle. (c) a brown suited cowboy with yellow boots and hat, sixgun of foil slung on waist, tossing a lariat (a,b,c on round bases). (d) cowgirl sitting on rail, dressed in white and blue, blue sun hat, grey boots. (e) cowboy sitting on rail, green clothes, grey boots, green Stetson, sixgun at waist, taking aim with imaginary rifle. (f) cowboy leaning against fence, dressed in grey, white boots and hat, sixgun of foil, and a lariat looped over the far end of the rail.
Subject
households
decorative
miniatures
figure
male
female
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
107.01.0095 a-f
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Date
1870 – 1935
Material
ceramic
Catalogue Number
104.20.0385
Description
Possibly transparent white as well as red and cobalt blue applied for initial firing, followed by green over glaze enamel and re-fired and finally gold lustre and black slip added and fired. Interesting piece. Design of two floral panels and man with child on exterior. Signed on base, numbers an…
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Title
Decorative Bowl
Date
1870 – 1935
Material
ceramic
Dimensions
5.0 x 9.5 cm
Description
Possibly transparent white as well as red and cobalt blue applied for initial firing, followed by green over glaze enamel and re-fired and finally gold lustre and black slip added and fired. Interesting piece. Design of two floral panels and man with child on exterior. Signed on base, numbers and letters scratched on base as well.
Subject
households
Edith Morse Robb
Edward S. Morse
figure
male
child
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0385
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Date
1930 – 1960
Material
ceramic, bone china
Catalogue Number
107.01.1012
Description
A decorative dish made from a hand-coloured photograph. The scene is of the Bow Falls with the natural landscape, tinted slightly with green, pink and yellow, the river is grey and the falls white. A man on horseback stands in the river at the bottom right looking at the falls. On the back is th…
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Title
Decorative Plate
Date
1930 – 1960
Material
ceramic, bone china
Description
A decorative dish made from a hand-coloured photograph. The scene is of the Bow Falls with the natural landscape, tinted slightly with green, pink and yellow, the river is grey and the falls white. A man on horseback stands in the river at the bottom right looking at the falls. On the back is the seal of Royal Doulton, made in England, below it: BOW FALLS BANFF NATIONAL PARK D6471.
Subject
souvenir
landscape
Canadian Rockies
Bow Falls
figure
male
animal
horse
Credit
Purchased from Midtowne Memorabilia, Wetaskiwin, 1994
Catalogue Number
107.01.1012
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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
ceramic
Catalogue Number
107.01.1016 a-f
Description
Typical dinner plates, scalloped edges, 2.7 wide pattern contiuous around edge in white, gold and red. Bowl of plate has painted hunting scenes. (a) "Full Cry" two riders and a dog (b) "The Laggard" 3 riders (c) "1st October" hunter, 2 dogs and a falling bird (d) "The Kill" One rider, man holdi…
Title
Decorative Plate
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
ceramic
Description
Typical dinner plates, scalloped edges, 2.7 wide pattern contiuous around edge in white, gold and red. Bowl of plate has painted hunting scenes. (a) "Full Cry" two riders and a dog (b) "The Laggard" 3 riders (c) "1st October" hunter, 2 dogs and a falling bird (d) "The Kill" One rider, man holding up dead fox, one dog (e) "Master of the Hounds" One rider in foreground with 4 dogs, in background 2 riders (1 child on a donkey) and one dog (f) "1st September" one hunter and two dogs. On back of plates: "Wedgwood Etruria England", handwritten letters and numbers and stamped into clay manufacturer's stamps.
Subject
activity
hunting
animal
horse
figure
male
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
107.01.1016 a-f
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Date
1950 – 1953
Material
fabric; hair; glass; metal
Catalogue Number
108.05.0014
Description
A stuffed doll representing a Navajo Indian woman with bright pink plush bodice, and long purple skirt with blue and green floral print. Face, hands and feet of pink fabric wrapped over wire armature and stuffed, with white binding the length of the leg. Facial features drawn on carefully, and blac…
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Title
Doll
Date
1950 – 1953
Material
fabric; hair; glass; metal
Dimensions
21.5 x 4.5 x 10.5 cm
Description
A stuffed doll representing a Navajo Indian woman with bright pink plush bodice, and long purple skirt with blue and green floral print. Face, hands and feet of pink fabric wrapped over wire armature and stuffed, with white binding the length of the leg. Facial features drawn on carefully, and black wool hair bound in a loop at the nape of the neck with white cord. Green, white and turquoise bead necklace, sequin buttons, and sheet metal belt at waist.
Subject
Indians
playthings
children
figure
female
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
108.05.0014
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