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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; metal; glass
Catalogue Number
104.30.0002
Description
A rectangular faced barometer on a shaped piece of solid wood. There is a silver frame around the glass face and a silver knob at centre securing two indicator arrows. The face is scaled from “26" to “31" in increments of ten with a “5” indicating the halfway point between each number. Appropri…
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Title
Barometer
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; metal; glass
Dimensions
17.0 x 4.0 x 23.0 cm
Description
A rectangular faced barometer on a shaped piece of solid wood. There is a silver frame around the glass face and a silver knob at centre securing two indicator arrows. The face is scaled from “26" to “31" in increments of ten with a “5” indicating the halfway point between each number. Appropriate points of the dial indicate “Changeable”, “Fair”, “Very Dry”, “Stormy” and “Rain”. There is an adjustment screw through the wood on the back with a keyhole bracket for hanging. The face of the barometer is marked “Compensated” and “Henry Birks & Sons Limited”.
Subject
households
seasons
weather
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.30.0002
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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
glass; wood; metal, brass; metal, mercury
Catalogue Number
104.30.0004
Description
A dark brown varnished wood plaque shaped like a banjo with bottom containing a circular brass frame, with holes around the sides, enclosing a glass covered “Hygrometer” with a scale on one side from 0 to 100 and the words “very dry”, “normal”, “moist”, and “very moist” at points along the scale. …
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Title
Hygrometer
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
glass; wood; metal, brass; metal, mercury
Dimensions
29.6 x 2.3 x 11.5 cm
Description
A dark brown varnished wood plaque shaped like a banjo with bottom containing a circular brass frame, with holes around the sides, enclosing a glass covered “Hygrometer” with a scale on one side from 0 to 100 and the words “very dry”, “normal”, “moist”, and “very moist” at points along the scale. The indicator needle is attached to a coil which reacts to moisture in the air and can be adjusted by a screw at the back. The narrow top contains a mercury filled glass tube thermometer attached to a brass plaque with a scale from 30o to 120o F (Fahrenheit). There is a hole and metal bracket on the back for hanging. The back of the wood is stamped “1022”.
Subject
households
weather
seasons
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.30.0004
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Date
1875 – 1900
Material
wood; glass; metal
Catalogue Number
104.30.0001
Description
A glass tube, filled with a clear liquid, secured by metal straps in a slit cut in a wooden frame. A vertical metal strip on the left side of the wood indicates the weather with “Stormy”, “Change” and “Fair”. There is a screw eye on top for hanging.
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Title
Mercury Barometer
Date
1875 – 1900
Material
wood; glass; metal
Dimensions
23.0 x 1.7 x 3.8 cm
Description
A glass tube, filled with a clear liquid, secured by metal straps in a slit cut in a wooden frame. A vertical metal strip on the left side of the wood indicates the weather with “Stormy”, “Change” and “Fair”. There is a screw eye on top for hanging.
Subject
households
seasons
weather
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.30.0001
Images
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Date
1890 – 1925
Material
wood; glass; metal, brass; metal, mercury
Catalogue Number
104.30.0003
Description
A field thermometer in a long narrow wooden box case with a brass ring at the top for hanging, and a small brass latch hook to secure the thermometer which slides into the box forming the lid when closed in place. The sliding piece can be reversed to display a glass tube mercury-filled thermometer…
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Title
Thermometer
Date
1890 – 1925
Material
wood; glass; metal, brass; metal, mercury
Dimensions
1.6 x 2.9 x 13.5 cm
Description
A field thermometer in a long narrow wooden box case with a brass ring at the top for hanging, and a small brass latch hook to secure the thermometer which slides into the box forming the lid when closed in place. The sliding piece can be reversed to display a glass tube mercury-filled thermometer attached to a brass plaque scaled from 10o to 120o (Fahrenheit). The inside of the case is marked “183” in pencil and there is a brass plaque on the box labelled “Charles Wilder Co. N.Y.” and “Williams, Brown and Earle Phila”.
Subject
households
weather
seasons
sports
hiking
skiing
camping
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.30.0003
Images
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1948
Medium
ink on board
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.238
Description
Christmas Card with image of Catharine and Peter in a jeep packed with baggage and ski poles with a large moose in front of them. Mountains in the background. “Seasons Greetings” printed above mountains, “Catharine and Peter” printed in BLC, “Peter Whyte 1948” signed in BRC. Above Seasons Greeting…
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1948
Medium
ink on board
Dimensions
26.6 x 34.2 cm
Description
Christmas Card with image of Catharine and Peter in a jeep packed with baggage and ski poles with a large moose in front of them. Mountains in the background. “Seasons Greetings” printed above mountains, “Catharine and Peter” printed in BLC, “Peter Whyte 1948” signed in BRC. Above Seasons Greetings in pencil “6” “.On reverse side “Size as per sample, Crag & Canyon” written in coloured pencil.
Subject
Christmas Card
Peter
Catharine
Whyte
moose
mountains
jeep
Seasons Greetings
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1975
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.238
Images
Less detail
Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1949
Medium
ink on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.401
Description
side 1: woodland animals are moving in and out of a houseSEASONS GREETINGS [tlc]CATHARINE AND PETER [blc] [brc] P.W. -49[verso central, cursive] Crag and Canyon
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1949
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
22.8 x 27.8 cm
Description
side 1: woodland animals are moving in and out of a houseSEASONS GREETINGS [tlc]CATHARINE AND PETER [blc] [brc] P.W. -49[verso central, cursive] Crag and Canyon
Subject
woodland animals, Christmas Card
Crag and Canyon
Seasons Greetings
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1975
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.401
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1951 – 1966
Medium
graphite; watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.419
Description
One of Peter and Catharine’s printed greeting cards has been used as a support for two drawings.Blue, green and orange dabs and streaks of watercolour cover the entire inside of the card. On the space above the fold (below is the printed greeting) is the beginning of a drawing of a horse in pencil.…
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1951 – 1966
Medium
graphite; watercolour on paper
Dimensions
21.2 x 16.5 cm
Description
One of Peter and Catharine’s printed greeting cards has been used as a support for two drawings.Blue, green and orange dabs and streaks of watercolour cover the entire inside of the card. On the space above the fold (below is the printed greeting) is the beginning of a drawing of a horse in pencil. Printed portion: [mountain wildlife scene with artists painting from the back of a red car, dated 1951 Peter Whyte in cursive]
Subject
paint tests
horse
Seasons Greetings
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1975
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.419
Images
Less detail

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