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Adventures of a Brownie

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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1921
Medium
graphite on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.915
Description
A book standing upright, that has a little shading on the surface that it stands on. On the spine of the book it says “DUNLOP” and on the book cover “ADVENTURES OF A BROWNIE”.verso: a drawing of a coffee table or dining room table. In the TRC it says “Jan 5’/21”
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Adventures of a Brownie
Date
1921
Medium
graphite on paper
Dimensions
22.8 x 14.5 cm
Description
A book standing upright, that has a little shading on the surface that it stands on. On the spine of the book it says “DUNLOP” and on the book cover “ADVENTURES OF A BROWNIE”.verso: a drawing of a coffee table or dining room table. In the TRC it says “Jan 5’/21”
Subject
book
reading
furniture
table
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.915
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Date
n.d.
Material
wood; fabric; metal
Catalogue Number
102.03.0134
Description
Low wooden armchair with padded velvet seat cushion. The armchair has 3 horizontal, curved, back supports and slightly curved back feet. Straight arms, front legs,and cross support at base. Cushion is velvet with a predominantly green, yellow, and purple pattern of a bird and flowers. Metal studs o…
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Title
Armchair Chair
Date
n.d.
Material
wood; fabric; metal
Dimensions
90.0 x 65.0 cm
Description
Low wooden armchair with padded velvet seat cushion. The armchair has 3 horizontal, curved, back supports and slightly curved back feet. Straight arms, front legs,and cross support at base. Cushion is velvet with a predominantly green, yellow, and purple pattern of a bird and flowers. Metal studs on 3 sides of cushion. Springs underneath cushion.
Subject
Whyte home
furniture
seating
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.03.0134
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Date
1931
Material
wood; metal; fibre
Catalogue Number
102.03.0112 a-c
Description
a) A rustic double bed with corner posts made from stripped logs approximately 10 cm. in diameter, rounded off at the top. Bed frame of heavy 4 x 13.5 cm. boards, reinforced at the corners on the outside with short pieces of the same boards cut into sharp points. Head and foot boards are solid and …
Title
Bed
Date
1931
Material
wood; metal; fibre
Dimensions
134.0 x 205.0 cm
Description
a) A rustic double bed with corner posts made from stripped logs approximately 10 cm. in diameter, rounded off at the top. Bed frame of heavy 4 x 13.5 cm. boards, reinforced at the corners on the outside with short pieces of the same boards cut into sharp points. Head and foot boards are solid and fastened into cornerposts in mortise and tenon. Large metal carriage bolts fastened through the cornerposts into the frame. Corner reinforcement nailed through to frame. b) Mattress - innerspring covered in blue with large white floral wreath covering both sides, piping at edges imprinted "Simmons", vertical quilting on sides with four straps for turning, tufted through with bar-like buttons. c) Box spring - on wooden frame built to ride on frame of bed; covered with blue and white wide striped fabric with floral pattern on blue, whole covered with heavy white cotton fabric stapled to its frame. A heavy sheet of plywood with its corners cut to fit the bed is between the mattresses.
Subject
households
furniture
Earl Spencer
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.03.0112 a-c
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Date
1937
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
102.03.0094
Description
Sturdy double-pedestal rustic bench, Uprights at either end are 7.0 cm. thick and support bench top which is a half-log which is clear varnished and of pale yellow colour. End uprights jointed by horizontal strut which pegs through the uprights. Log has been channelled to fit over uprights.
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Title
Bench
Date
1937
Material
wood
Dimensions
48.5 x 27.0 x 156.0 cm
Description
Sturdy double-pedestal rustic bench, Uprights at either end are 7.0 cm. thick and support bench top which is a half-log which is clear varnished and of pale yellow colour. End uprights jointed by horizontal strut which pegs through the uprights. Log has been channelled to fit over uprights.
Subject
households
furniture
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.03.0094
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Date
1945
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
102.03.0101
Description
Half-log bench which has been channelled to fit into two flat based bracket supports, secured with nails. Rustic appearance includes knot holes, natural wood colour with clear varnish. Unstable balance to bench as supports too close together and make it easy to tip on side.
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Title
Bench
Date
1945
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
25.3 x 38.8 x 82.8 cm
Description
Half-log bench which has been channelled to fit into two flat based bracket supports, secured with nails. Rustic appearance includes knot holes, natural wood colour with clear varnish. Unstable balance to bench as supports too close together and make it easy to tip on side.
Subject
households
furniture
Temple Lodge
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.03.0101
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Date
1875 – 1900
Material
wood, oak; metal, brass
Catalogue Number
102.03.0037
Description
Blanket chest of ornately carved oak with hinged lid and brass lock. The top of the chest is plain wood, the sides are partially carved, and the front is entirely carved (four panels).
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Title
Blanket Chest
Date
1875 – 1900
Material
wood, oak; metal, brass
Dimensions
73.0 x 58.0 x 138.5 cm
Description
Blanket chest of ornately carved oak with hinged lid and brass lock. The top of the chest is plain wood, the sides are partially carved, and the front is entirely carved (four panels).
Subject
households
furniture
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.03.0037
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Date
1750 – 1800
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
102.03.0085
Description
A four legged, supported top-opening chest, panels on front are inset into vertical post by mortise and tenon technique; three front panels have diamond pattern with floral carved relief. Inside the chest is a lidded inset shelf.
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Title
Blanket Chest
Date
1750 – 1800
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
60.5 x 49.7 x 99.0 cm
Description
A four legged, supported top-opening chest, panels on front are inset into vertical post by mortise and tenon technique; three front panels have diamond pattern with floral carved relief. Inside the chest is a lidded inset shelf.
Subject
households, furniture
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.03.0085
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Date
1792
Material
wood; grass; metal
Catalogue Number
102.03.0091
Description
Sturdy chest, dovetailed corners, deep, fitted with hand-wrought hinges. Interior has small drawer and lidded shelf at one end top. Fitted with rope handles for carrying. Previously painted blue, remnants of stain on inside of lid and beside hardware. “Robert Procter . . . 1792” written in ink on …
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Title
Blanket Chest
Date
1792
Material
wood; grass; metal
Dimensions
48.3 x 48.5 x 124.3 cm
Description
Sturdy chest, dovetailed corners, deep, fitted with hand-wrought hinges. Interior has small drawer and lidded shelf at one end top. Fitted with rope handles for carrying. Previously painted blue, remnants of stain on inside of lid and beside hardware. “Robert Procter . . . 1792” written in ink on inside of lid.
Subject
households
furniture
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.03.0091
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Date
1880 – 1910
Material
wood, mahogany
Catalogue Number
102.03.0021
Description
A large bookcase divided into two equal parts by a vertical support. Each half has five adjustable shelves.
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Title
Bookcase
Date
1880 – 1910
Material
wood, mahogany
Dimensions
142.0 x 29.5 x 167.0 cm
Description
A large bookcase divided into two equal parts by a vertical support. Each half has five adjustable shelves.
Subject
households
furniture
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.03.0021
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Date
1931 – 1940
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
102.03.0092
Description
Various sizes, located throughout the living room area, fitted to both the size of books and the shelf display purposes they were suited for. Built to measure and specifications required.
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Title
Bookcase
Date
1931 – 1940
Material
wood
Dimensions
good cm
Description
Various sizes, located throughout the living room area, fitted to both the size of books and the shelf display purposes they were suited for. Built to measure and specifications required.
Subject
households
furniture
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.03.0092
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