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Date
1890 – 1900
Material
metal; glass
Catalogue Number
104.30.0007
Description
Barometer in brass casing with brass suspension loop at top. "AJL & Co." over "B" (representing Boston) within oval on casing back. Dial shows pressure range of 26 to 31 inches. Indicators such as "stormy rain change fair very dry". Also "Made in England for Andrew J. LLoyd & Co. Boston". "Aneroid…
Title
Aneroid Barometer
Date
1890 – 1900
Material
metal; glass
Dimensions
5.7 x 14.1 cm
Description
Barometer in brass casing with brass suspension loop at top. "AJL & Co." over "B" (representing Boston) within oval on casing back. Dial shows pressure range of 26 to 31 inches. Indicators such as "stormy rain change fair very dry". Also "Made in England for Andrew J. LLoyd & Co. Boston". "Aneroid barometer". Blue needle fluctuates with pressure and brass needle is manual needle which can be moved daily and compared with following day's reading. Manual needle movable on face. Screw adjustment on back of barometer adjusts blue needle to local conditions.
Subject
households
Russell Robb
hobbies
weather
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.30.0007
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Date
1945 – 1955
Material
wood, bamboo
Catalogue Number
104.33.0009
Description
Two hollow different sized bamboo tubes with half of each tube cut away, lengthwise, at the top. The tubes are each suspended, by a crescent shaped hole near the top, on two bamboo sticks and braced between three tall verticals of split bamboo in a row forming a frame around the tubes. The base of…
Title
Anklung
Date
1945 – 1955
Material
wood, bamboo
Dimensions
39.0 x 4.2 x 25.2 cm
Description
Two hollow different sized bamboo tubes with half of each tube cut away, lengthwise, at the top. The tubes are each suspended, by a crescent shaped hole near the top, on two bamboo sticks and braced between three tall verticals of split bamboo in a row forming a frame around the tubes. The base of the frame is another hollow tube with two square holes at the top where the legs of suspended tubes attach.
Subject
households, music
hobbies
crafts
carving
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.33.0009
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Date
1943
Catalogue Number
104.05.1009
Description
A hand-carved black soapstone arrowhead.
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Title
Arrowhead
Date
1943
Dimensions
2.50 x 4.70 cm
Description
A hand-carved black soapstone arrowhead.
Subject
weapons
tools
hobbies
carving
Bill Peyto
Credit
Gift of Robert Peyto, Shawnigan Lake, 1967
Catalogue Number
104.05.1009
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Date
1875 – 1925
Material
glass; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.08.0357 a-d
Description
A collection of four small, pouch shaped reticules covered with glass beads in various delicate, floral patterns. (a) blue - band around top and circle at bottom with vertical blue lines forming panels which enclose vases of yellow flowers on a white background. Lined with white satin and a row of …
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Title
Beaded Purse
Date
1875 – 1925
Material
glass; fibre
Dimensions
10.5 x 14.0 cm
Description
A collection of four small, pouch shaped reticules covered with glass beads in various delicate, floral patterns. (a) blue - band around top and circle at bottom with vertical blue lines forming panels which enclose vases of yellow flowers on a white background. Lined with white satin and a row of thread loops around the top inside to hold a double white cord drawstring with a soft crocheted ball at each end, contains bits of confetti. (b )pink, band around top and circle at bottom contain diamond shapes. Pink and blue flower baskets cover rest of purse on white background with diagonal pink stripes. Short, looped bead tassel from bottom, lining of pink, constructed as (a), with pink drawstring tied in bows each end. (c) green , overall pattern of green leaves within diamond shapes on ecru coloured, crocheted net background. Small beaded, looped tassel at bottom. Crocheted loops at top hold green cord double drawstring which is knotted at the ends. Edge of top and circle at bottom of green beads of different shades, lined with green satin. (d) white, very delicately worked large red roses around middle with small band of single roses on stems around bottom. White and green beaded tassel at bottom. 1.8 cm wide edging at top of ecru crochet forms small loops into which are threaded double drawstrings . Lined with grey satin.
Subject
households
beadwork
hobbies
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0357 a-d
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Date
1850 – 1925
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
103.08.0358
Description
A small, limp, pouch shaped bag of grey, silver and black metallic beads with drawstring at the top. Fabric of the bag is composed of the beads woven together on a loom. Background grey beads with two black winged dragons across the middle on each side enclosed with a black line above and above. Bl…
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Title
Beaded Purse
Date
1850 – 1925
Material
metal
Dimensions
16.0 x 10.5 cm
Description
A small, limp, pouch shaped bag of grey, silver and black metallic beads with drawstring at the top. Fabric of the bag is composed of the beads woven together on a loom. Background grey beads with two black winged dragons across the middle on each side enclosed with a black line above and above. Black vertical lines rise from the top line and hang from the bottom line with three silver arrows pointing down in the spaces between. Mouth of the bag trimmed with small black beaded loops. Bottom has fringe of long black and grey loops entwined. At top, woven slits hold .6 cm, narrow, black and grey banded, flat straps which act as drawstring.
Subject
households
beadwork
hobbies
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0358
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Date
1965 – 1970
Material
metal; plastic; glass
Catalogue Number
104.38.0011
Description
8 x 20 power binoculars for field use. Each eyepiece connected to centre bracket hinge which allows eyepieces to fold close together for storage and open for usage. Marks include "B35 Japan" on bracket, also "Diamond 8 x 20 7.2 degrees". Each eyepiece focuses individually. overall black colour an…
Title
Binoculars
Date
1965 – 1970
Material
metal; plastic; glass
Dimensions
3.0 x 5.0 x 8.6 cm
Description
8 x 20 power binoculars for field use. Each eyepiece connected to centre bracket hinge which allows eyepieces to fold close together for storage and open for usage. Marks include "B35 Japan" on bracket, also "Diamond 8 x 20 7.2 degrees". Each eyepiece focuses individually. overall black colour and strung on black cord, encased in vinyl, zippered. Rectangular case labelled Japan. Number on right eyepiece "138974". Made in Japan.
Subject
households
hobbies
travel
sightseeing
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.38.0011
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Date
1960 – 1970
Material
metal; plastic; glass; rubber
Catalogue Number
104.38.0012
Description
7 x 35 wide angle (520 feet at 1,000 yards) Bushnell Sportview binoculars. "Insta Focus Bushnell" on bridge, rubber eye guards. "84303 Japan JB-133 L" on front of bridge, overall black colour and strung on black vinyl strap, paint on metal parts is scuffed. Insta Focus focusing lever rocks left to…
Title
Binoculars
Date
1960 – 1970
Material
metal; plastic; glass; rubber
Dimensions
6.5 x 11.6 x 16.8 cm
Description
7 x 35 wide angle (520 feet at 1,000 yards) Bushnell Sportview binoculars. "Insta Focus Bushnell" on bridge, rubber eye guards. "84303 Japan JB-133 L" on front of bridge, overall black colour and strung on black vinyl strap, paint on metal parts is scuffed. Insta Focus focusing lever rocks left to right on bridge, further focusing done on right eyepiece, left eyepiece stationary. Marks: scratched rear right "Scotty's". Made in Japan.
Subject
households
hobbies
travel
sightseeing
Scotty Labelle
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.38.0012
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Date
1930 – 1935
Material
glass; metal; skin; plastic
Catalogue Number
104.38.0013 a,b
Description
(a) black "Binuxit 8 x 30" binoculars, also stamped "E. Leitz - Wetzlar 188882" Right eyepiece focusing adjustable to individual viewer, rangefinder on bridge, left eyepiece stationary. Bridge hinge adjustable to viewer's occipital distance, strung on leather neck strap. Some paint loss from metal…
Title
Binoculars
Date
1930 – 1935
Material
glass; metal; skin; plastic
Dimensions
6.0 x 15.4 x 11.0 cm
Description
(a) black "Binuxit 8 x 30" binoculars, also stamped "E. Leitz - Wetzlar 188882" Right eyepiece focusing adjustable to individual viewer, rangefinder on bridge, left eyepiece stationary. Bridge hinge adjustable to viewer's occipital distance, strung on leather neck strap. Some paint loss from metal at resting points. (b) Stored in brown leather case having shoulder carrying strap and belt loops. Black interior is missing one support bracket, leather hinged lid has been repaired with tape.
Subject
households
hobbies
travel
sightseeing
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.38.0013 a,b
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Date
1910 – 1940
Material
glass; metal
Catalogue Number
104.38.1001
Description
Small black binoculars with gold trim. There is also a small compass between the objective lenses.
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Title
Binoculars
Date
1910 – 1940
Material
glass; metal
Description
Small black binoculars with gold trim. There is also a small compass between the objective lenses.
Subject
sports
hiking
hobbies
Sam Ward
Credit
Gift of Sam Ward, Banff, 1973
Catalogue Number
104.38.1001
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Date
1925 – 1980
Material
metal; skin
Catalogue Number
104.38.1002 a,b
Description
A pair of binoculars and a carrying case. The binoculars are marked “Deltrintem.”
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Title
Binoculars
Date
1925 – 1980
Material
metal; skin
Description
A pair of binoculars and a carrying case. The binoculars are marked “Deltrintem.”
Subject
Lillian Gest
hiking
sports
birdwatching
hobbies
climbing
Credit
Gift of Lillian Gest, Philadelphia, USA, 1986
Catalogue Number
104.38.1002 a,b
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