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Decoux Photo Studio fonds - Art

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Description Level
Series
Accession No.
20151020
Physical Description
Close to 100,000 photographic images, predominantly negatives
Scope and Content
15 Winter Sculpture in Park ca. 1950 16 "Coleman Hotel Scene"? 1962 17 Christmas Scene in Coleman Hotel ca. 1964 18 Mural on Side of Building No Date (1970s?) 19 Small Carved Figures No Date (1970s?) 20 Face Carved Into Wood No Date (1970s?) 21 Wooden Carvings 1974 22 Coat of Arms/Santa Decoration …
Description Level
Series
Creator
Vern Decoux, Gini Decoux
Physical Description
Close to 100,000 photographic images, predominantly negatives
History / Biographical
Vern (Vernon) Decoux was born January 18, 1920 in Blairmore, Alberta. During WWII, he served in the #13 District as a sergeant instructor and was stationed in Camrose and Calgary. He also served with the Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry (commando rifles). On December 26, 1942, Vern married Florence (nee Taggart) in Hillcrest, Alberta. Vern and Florence had three children, a son Bruce, and 2 daughters, Gini and Susan. Vern was the Crowsnest Pass correspondent with the Lethbridge Herald from 1950 to 1985. He did news stories, took photographs, dealt with circulation, sold advertising, and looked after all of the region’s newspaper carriers. Throughout the years, he was an active member of a variety of clubs and organizations in the Crowsnest Pass. He was a member of the Elks for 48 years, acting as Exalted Ruler with the club for many years. He was also a member of the Lions Club (and received the Melvin Jones Fellow Award), the Knights of Columbus, and the Blairmore Legion. He was also a member of the Alberta Professional Photographers Association. Vern was also a Roman Catholic.
Custodial History
The vast majority of the images were created by Vernon Decoux, donor’s father, in a professional capacity as a photographer and owner of a photographic studio in Blairmore. After Vern’s death in April 2000, the materials were kept in his wife’s residence. In 2015, when Florence Decoux passed away, the materials came into the possession of their son, Bruce Decoux.
Scope and Content
15 Winter Sculpture in Park ca. 1950 16 "Coleman Hotel Scene"? 1962 17 Christmas Scene in Coleman Hotel ca. 1964 18 Mural on Side of Building No Date (1970s?) 19 Small Carved Figures No Date (1970s?) 20 Face Carved Into Wood No Date (1970s?) 21 Wooden Carvings 1974 22 Coat of Arms/Santa Decoration on Fence ca. 1975 23 Locomotive and Miner Statue ca. 1977 24 Grain Elevators and Bails of Hay/Painting of Photo No Date/Copied ca. 1988
Accession No.
20151020
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Southern Alberta Art Galley Lethbridge Alberta

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Date Range
[1980's-1990's]
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
20101016110
Physical Description
35mm Color slide
Scope and Content
View of the entrance to the Southern Alberta Art Galley in Lethbridge Alberta. The gallery is located in Galt Gardens Park in the downtown area.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
[1980's-1990's]
Physical Description
35mm Color slide
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
The Chinook Country Tourist Association is a not-for-profit organization serving the tourism industry in southern Alberta since 1969. Their mandate is tourism pormotion and development in the area known as Chinook Country. Chinook Country borders British Columbia to the west, Montana to the south, Calgary city limits to the north and Writing-On-Stone Park to the east. Chinook Country Tourist Association has a partnership with the City of Lethbridge operating two Visitor Information Centres in the city which help over 50,000 visitors to Lethbridge annually. The association is an advocate for the tourist industry of southwest Alberta and they believe in tourist development, historical preservation, cultural identity and economic growth. Chinook Tourist Association is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and membership from the community.
Scope and Content
View of the entrance to the Southern Alberta Art Galley in Lethbridge Alberta. The gallery is located in Galt Gardens Park in the downtown area.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
20101016110
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Rotary Club of Lethbridge Member Art Wood

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Date Range
[between 1980 and 1985]
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
20031002321
Physical Description
Black and white photograph
Scope and Content
Head and shoulders portrait of Art Wood.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
[between 1980 and 1985]
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
Black and white photograph
Physical Condition
Excellent
Scope and Content
Head and shoulders portrait of Art Wood.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
20031002321
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Archive
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Records of Art Larson and the Lethbridge Glider Club

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Date Range
1934-1981
Material Type
Mixed Media
Accession No.
20061007011
Physical Description
approximately 4 cm
Scope and Content
20061007011 Records of the Lethbridge Glider Club, including members and dues paid, lists of materials purchased and amounts paid, a record of flights made from Mayb 1935 to July 1936, and copy of the logbook kept by member Evelyn Fletcher from 21 September 1936 to 30 July 1939. 20061007012 Corresp…
Material Type
Mixed Media
Date Range
1934-1981
Physical Description
approximately 4 cm
Physical Condition
Good
Scope and Content
20061007011 Records of the Lethbridge Glider Club, including members and dues paid, lists of materials purchased and amounts paid, a record of flights made from Mayb 1935 to July 1936, and copy of the logbook kept by member Evelyn Fletcher from 21 September 1936 to 30 July 1939. 20061007012 Correspondence addressed to Art Larson from Norman Bruce of Calgary covering a wide range of topics pertaining to gliders and gliding: glider design, construction and modifications; the tour of the prairie provinces by the Canadian Glider Boosters (Norman Bruce, Paul Pelletier and Jimmie Fretwell); Mr. Bruce's plans to go to Germany to take courses in glider design and construction; Mr. Bruce's later plans to go to England; and other topics. 12 January 1935 to 6 May 1936 20061007013 Correspondence between a number of gliding enthusiasts including Norman Bruce, Jim Fretwell, C. Herman Lindgren, Martin Schemp, W.P. (Stevie) Stevens. Topics include design and construction of gliders, news of what was happening in the gliding clubs of southern Alberta, and other topics. 11 December 1934 to 3 March 1937 20061007014 Art Larson's gliding certificate no. 52 issued by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale Canada, Royal Canadian Flying Clubs Association and the Soaring Association of Canada. May 1939 20061007015 Correspondence between Art Larson and Bruce Gowans, and copies of some of Mr. Gowan's research into gliding in Canada. 1981 20061007016 Design sketches and plans for the construction of gliders, as well as several receipts for the purchase of construction materials. [193-] 20061007017 Newspaper clippings covering gliding in southern Alberta to general topics in aviation. [193-] 20061007018 Correpsondence between Art Larson, the federal Department of Transport and the Soaring Association of Canada regarding certification of flights made by members of the Lethbridge Glider Club prior to 1939. 3 June 1939 to 10 August 1960 20061007019 An issue of "Soaring' magazine with an article by James A. Simpson titled 'The Soaring Association of Canada: Its Development and Program'. Volume Nine, Nos. 1-2, January-February 1945 20061007020 Booklet, "Propeller Theory", published by the Curtiss-Wright Corporation. 19442006100701 20061007021 Photocopy of the article “The Lethbridge Glider Club 1929-1939 Also Known as the Prairie Gliders and The Skid Busters”, by Bruce W. Gowans. The article is illustrated with 13 black and white photographs, all identified. 1981
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Public Access
Accession No.
20061007011
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Radish Factory Artists Society: Wearable Art Exhibition

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Date Range
1988
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19901082195
Physical Description
8.9 x 12.7 cm Black and white photograph
Scope and Content
View of Gilas Ginn (left) and Tanya Van-Rijn modeling wearable art by Lynn Hunter-Johnston.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1988
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
8.9 x 12.7 cm Black and white photograph
Physical Condition
Excellent
Scope and Content
View of Gilas Ginn (left) and Tanya Van-Rijn modeling wearable art by Lynn Hunter-Johnston.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
19901082195
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Radish Factory Artists Society: Wearable Art Exhibition

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Date Range
1988
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19901082196
Physical Description
8.9 x 12.7 cm Black and white photograph
Scope and Content
Left to right: Muffet McKay, Gilas Ginn and Tanya Van-Rijn modeling wearable art by Lynne Hunter-Johnston.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1988
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
8.9 x 12.7 cm Black and white photograph
Physical Condition
Excellent
Scope and Content
Left to right: Muffet McKay, Gilas Ginn and Tanya Van-Rijn modeling wearable art by Lynne Hunter-Johnston.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
19901082196
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Radish Factory Artists Society: Wearable Art Exhibition

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Date Range
1988
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19901082194
Physical Description
8.9 x 12.7 cm Black and white photograph
Scope and Content
View of an unidentified woman at the exhibition.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1988
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
8.9 x 12.7 cm Black and white photograph
Physical Condition
Excellent
Scope and Content
View of an unidentified woman at the exhibition.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
19901082194
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Allied Arts Council Papers: Executive Secretary/Visual Arts Officer Files

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Date Range
1952-1988
Material Type
Manuscript
Accession No.
19901039000
Physical Description
1.8 Metres. 29 Boxes.
Scope and Content
Papers of the Allied Arts Council of Lethbridge compiled by the council’s Executive Secretary and Visual Arts Officer, Mrs. Carol P. G. Watkinson. The material consists of meeting minutes, financial information, and correspondence. Also included is information about the Bowman Arts Centre and Gene…
Material Type
Manuscript
Date Range
1952-1988
Physical Description
1.8 Metres. 29 Boxes.
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
For further information see attached note about the provenance and original order of the collection.
Scope and Content
Papers of the Allied Arts Council of Lethbridge compiled by the council’s Executive Secretary and Visual Arts Officer, Mrs. Carol P. G. Watkinson. The material consists of meeting minutes, financial information, and correspondence. Also included is information about the Bowman Arts Centre and Genevieve Yates Memorial Centre, as well as the Arts Council's member groups and activities.
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Public Access
Accession No.
19901039000
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Story on stone "A photographic record of rock art in the Southern Alberta area surrounding the City of Lethbridge"

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Publisher
The Archaeological Society of Alberta
Material Type
Book
Material Type
Book
Publisher
The Archaeological Society of Alberta
Publication Date
1980
Subjects
Petroglyphs - Alberta - Lethbridge Region
Call Number
E 78 A34 S82 1980
Collection
Library
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The Allied Arts Council of Lethbridge; a history

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Publisher
Allied Arts Council
Material Type
Book
Material Type
Book
Place
Lethbridge
Publisher
Allied Arts Council
Publication Date
1983
Subjects
Allied Arts Council, Lethbridge, Alberta - History
Call Number
Pamph J65a
Collection
Library
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Program: University Of Lethbridge Festival Of The Arts

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Date Range
1981
Material Type
Manuscript
Accession No.
19821013000
Physical Description
1 item.
Scope and Content
Program: University of Lethbridge 1st Annual Festival of the Arts -Sunday April 5, 1981. The festival featured displays and demonstrations of visual art, drama, music, ceramics, and print making.
Material Type
Manuscript
Date Range
1981
Physical Description
1 item.
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Albertan - local.
Scope and Content
Program: University of Lethbridge 1st Annual Festival of the Arts -Sunday April 5, 1981. The festival featured displays and demonstrations of visual art, drama, music, ceramics, and print making.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
19821013000
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Allied Arts Council of Lethbridge fonds

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Date Range
1952-1988
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
19901039000
Physical Description
3.3 m. of textual records. -- 17 photographs.
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of minutes of executive and annual general meetings of the Allied Arts Council of Lethbridge, financial records, correspondence, and project files pertaining to activities of the Council and its member groups.
Date Range
1952-1988
Fonds
Allied Arts Council of Lethbridge fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Allied Arts Council of Lethbridge
Physical Description
3.3 m. of textual records. -- 17 photographs.
History / Biographical
The Allied Arts Council of Lethbridge was established in 1952 to coordinate and support the development of the arts in Lethbridge. The Council operates the Bowman Arts Centre.
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of minutes of executive and annual general meetings of the Allied Arts Council of Lethbridge, financial records, correspondence, and project files pertaining to activities of the Council and its member groups.
Notes
Title based on the contents of the fonds.
Accession No.
19901039000
Category
Arts
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Gibson Collection: Performing Arts Information

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Date Range
1955-1980
Material Type
Manuscript
Accession No.
19981035064
Physical Description
5 items
Scope and Content
Programs for various theatrical and musical productions sponsored by St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Alberta Drama League, University of Lethbridge Drama Society, Royal Canadian Legion, Centre Stage Productions, and the Allied Arts Council.
Material Type
Manuscript
Date Range
1955-1980
Physical Description
5 items
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
The collection was originally owned by donor's aunt, Miss Mamie Gibson. Mrs. Balcovske inherited the collection on the understanding that it would be donated to the Sir Alexander Galt Museum & Archives. Some of the items probably came to Miss Gibson from her brother, Mr. Chris Gibson. Mr. Gibson was the donor's father.
Scope and Content
Programs for various theatrical and musical productions sponsored by St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Alberta Drama League, University of Lethbridge Drama Society, Royal Canadian Legion, Centre Stage Productions, and the Allied Arts Council.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
19981035064
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Maharlika Arts and Crafts Store Fire

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Date Range
1979 -1983
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19871026002
Physical Description
17.8 x 12.7 cm. Black and white copy print
Scope and Content
The Maharlika Arts and Crafts Store on 7th Street South was damaged by fire June 1979.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1979 -1983
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
17.8 x 12.7 cm. Black and white copy print
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Local.
Scope and Content
The Maharlika Arts and Crafts Store on 7th Street South was damaged by fire June 1979.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
19871026002
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The University of Lethbridge Performing Arts Section Construction

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Date Range
1981
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19861060000
Physical Description
25.2 x 20.3 cm.Black and white photograph
Scope and Content
View of the Performing Arts section of the University of Lethbridge under construction. Pool Construction Limited crane at centre.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1981
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
25.2 x 20.3 cm.Black and white photograph
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Albertan - local.
Scope and Content
View of the Performing Arts section of the University of Lethbridge under construction. Pool Construction Limited crane at centre.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
19861060000
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Allied Arts Council Papers: General Office Files

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Date Range
1959-1986
Material Type
Manuscript
Accession No.
19901039030
Physical Description
1.5 Metres. 176 Files.
Scope and Content
19901039030 -75 - Files pertaining to the administration and operation of the Allied arts Council of Lethbridge. Included are minutes of Executive and Annual general meetings, correspondence, information about other arts organizations, general and training information provided by the Provincial Gov…
Material Type
Manuscript
Date Range
1959-1986
Physical Description
1.5 Metres. 176 Files.
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
For further information see P19901039000 about the provenance and original order of the collection.
Scope and Content
19901039030 -75 - Files pertaining to the administration and operation of the Allied arts Council of Lethbridge. Included are minutes of Executive and Annual general meetings, correspondence, information about other arts organizations, general and training information provided by the Provincial Governments' Cultural Development Branch, and AAC staffing information. color coded red. 1964-1986. 1990103906 - 86 - Files pertaining to the administration and maintenance of the Bowman Arts Centre. Included are operating budgets and grant information, correspondence with the city's culture and recreation director, house management committee minutes, and building use survey information. Also included is information regarding facility rental fees and agreements, information about building repairs, and records of the women's committee. Color - coded blue. 1059-1976. 1990103987 -175 - Files pertaining to porjects and activities sponsored and supported by the AAC. These include the Alberta Regional Drama Festival, various musical and dramatic performances, the Southern Alberta Visual Arts and Crafts Festival and the Lethbridge Lidfelong Learning Associaion. Also included is information about the children's summer arts and crafts programs. Color-coded green. 1966-1980. 19901039176 - 177 - Files pertaining to the Genevieve E. Yates Memorial Centre. Included is information regarding the centre's construction, the newspaper clippings regarding building renovation and expansion. Color-coded brown. 1966-195. 19901039178 - 205 - Files pertaining to Allied Arts Council member organizations. Included are files on 22 member groups and their activities. In some cases histories of the groups are included as well. Color-coded orange. 1959-1985.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
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19901039030
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Date Range
1953-2005
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
20181076
Physical Description
12 cm of textual records, incl. over 200 photographic prints, magazines and reproductions of artworks
Scope and Content
2018.1076.001 - Driediger 2018.1076.002 - Days Inn Mural - Guiness 1999 2018.1076.003 - Shopper’s World Various Newspaper Clippings 2018.1076.004 - Days Inn Motel Construction Album (Part 1) 2018.1076.005 - Days Inn Motel Construction Album (Part 2) 2018.1076.006 - The Dynastar Group Information Pa…
Date Range
1953-2005
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Art Batty and Sonja (Davis) Batty
Physical Description
12 cm of textual records, incl. over 200 photographic prints, magazines and reproductions of artworks
History / Biographical
Art Batty owned and operated several different businesses within Lethbridge during the mid to late 20th century and into the 21st. Art also owned Art Batty Construction, which he founded in Medicine Hat as an electrician. Art moved to Victoria in the 1960’s where he was given the opportunity to partner with the building of Josephine Tussaud wax museums in Canada and the USA. Art moved back to Lethbridge in 1968 where he continued his building and ownership of several businesses and motels. Art married Sonja (Davis) in 1976. Art had two children with his first wife Mary, Marcia and Lloyd. Lloyd passed away in 1988 in a motorcycle accident at Waterton Park. Art took up piloting as a hobby during the 1950’s, he was named Pilot of the Year in the late 1950’s by the Lethbridge Flying Club and Western Airlines. Art had recorded many of his life events and adventures in a book called “A Tough Ladder to Climb” with the help of Martin and Mary Oordt. Art passed away on March 20, 2007 at the age of 84. Source: Lethbridge Herald – March 8, 2005, May 12, 1988, March 25, 2007 Sonja (Davis) Batty, wife of Art Batty, business owner and operator who lived in Lethbridge. Sonja was a senior coach for the Lethbridge Skating club during the late 1960’s to 1978. Sonja started her skating career at age 9 at an outdoor rink in Toronto as a hobby before she turned to coaching and moved to Lethbridge to become the head coach of the Lethbridge Skating Club several years after making coaching her profession. Sonja and Art Batty married in 1976. Sonja played a key role in many of the businesses owned and operated by Art during the latter half of the 20th century and into the 21st. Source: Lethbridge Herald – June 2, 1979, March 8, 2005, September 21, 1978
Scope and Content
2018.1076.001 - Driediger 2018.1076.002 - Days Inn Mural - Guiness 1999 2018.1076.003 - Shopper’s World Various Newspaper Clippings 2018.1076.004 - Days Inn Motel Construction Album (Part 1) 2018.1076.005 - Days Inn Motel Construction Album (Part 2) 2018.1076.006 - The Dynastar Group Information Package for a Proposed 95 Unit Motel 2018.1076.007 - Magazines that mention Art Batty
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20181076
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Other Name
ICICLES
Date Range From
1975
Date Range To
1985
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CARDBOARD, FOIL
Catalogue Number
P20000011039
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
ICICLES
Date Range From
1975
Date Range To
1985
Materials
CARDBOARD, FOIL
No. Pieces
1+
Height
1.6
Length
32.1
Width
12.0
Description
CARDBOARD BOX CONTAINS STRANDS OF SILVER FOIL. OBVERSE OF BOX READS "GLACONS DOUBLE*GLO ICICLES FLAMEPROOF/ININFLAMMABLES 600 STRANDS BRINS NO LEAD CONTENT - NE CONTIENNENT PAS DE PLOMB". THERE IS ALSO A WINDOW THAT ALLOWS VIEW OF CONTENTS. ALSO PRICETAG ON THIS SIDE THAT READS "WOODWARD'S". BOTH ENDS OF BOX ARE OPEN.
Subjects
ART
Historical Association
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
BELONGED TO DONOR'S AUNT IRIS STEWART. SEE P20030049001-GA FOR HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P20000011039
Acquisition Date
2004-06
Collection
Museum
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ORNAMENT, CHRISTMAS TREE

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Other Name
ANGEL
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
2003
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
PLASTIC, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P20030049032
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
ANGEL
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
2003
Materials
PLASTIC, COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Length
18
Width
9
Description
PLASTIC ANGEL WITH WINGS IN A CLOUD OF COTTON. GLD STRING ATTACHED TO TOP OF ANGEL. ANGEL HAS CHILD-LIKE APPEARANCE WITH CLOSED EYES, ROSY CHEEKS, AND HANDS FOLDED IN PRAYER GESTURE. FACE AND WINGS ARE HAND PAINTED. YLLW WINGS ON BACK. ANGEL IS SITTING IN A CLOUD MADE FROM COTTON WITH SPARKLES AND FIVE SILVER STARS.
Subjects
ART
Historical Association
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
BELONGED TO DONOR'S AUNT, IRIS STEWART. SEE P20030049001 FOR COMPLETE HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P20030049032
Acquisition Date
2003-10
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
JAPANESE "KABEKAKE"
Date Range From
1980
Date Range To
1990
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD
Catalogue Number
P19970041097
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
JAPANESE "KABEKAKE"
Date Range From
1980
Date Range To
1990
Materials
WOOD
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.7
Length
38.2
Width
5.7
Description
WOODEN PLAQUE HAS NATURAL FINISH AND IS RECTANGULAR IN SHAPE WITH BOTTOM RIGHT CORNER CUT AWAY. PLAQUE HAD BLACK PAINTED JAPANESE CHARACTERS DOWN LENGTH. AT BOTTOM IS CIRCULAR RED STAMP.
Subjects
ART
Historical Association
FINE ARTS
History
WALL HANGING HUNG IN THE NAKAYAMA HOME IN VANCOUVER AFTER REV. NAKAYAMA RETURNED THERE IN 1980. THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY WERE ORIGINALLY FROM VANCOUVER AND WERE INTERNED IN SLOCAN CITY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR. FOLLOWING THE WAR THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY MOVED TO COALDALE, ALBERTA. AT COALDALE REV NAKAYAMA FOUNDED THE ANGLICAN CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION WHERE HE WAS RECTOR FROM 1945 TO 1970. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY. *UPDATE* IN 2015 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS. NO NEW INFORMATION ABOUT THIS ARTIFACT WAS FOUND. THE JAPANESE WORD "KABEKAKE" TRANSLATES AS "ORNAMENT".
Catalogue Number
P19970041097
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
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