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Other Name
EMBROIDERED CARD
Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1953
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
SILK, CARDSTOCK
Catalogue Number
P20090016024
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
EMBROIDERED CARD
Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1953
Materials
SILK, CARDSTOCK
No. Pieces
1
Length
10.2
Width
6.6
Description
EMBROIDERED CARD. CARDSTOCK FRAME WITH GOLD, EMBOSSED, SCALLOPED BORDER AND CORNER DECORATIONS. GREEN, PAPER, LACE SURROUNDS SILK INSERT. EMBROIDERED “TO MY NIECE… MY GENTLE NIECE.” IN GREEN PURPLE AND BLUE. SOME PAPER LOSS ON BOTTOM OF REVERSE OF CARD. NOTECARD DISCOLORED AND SOILED THROUGHOUT.
Subjects
ART
Historical Association
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE P20090016001 AND PERMANENT FILE.
Catalogue Number
P20090016024
Acquisition Date
2009-05
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
WESTPORT GARDEN PRINT
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1970
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, PAPER
Catalogue Number
P20010057004
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
WESTPORT GARDEN PRINT
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1970
Materials
WOOD, PAPER
No. Pieces
1
Height
1.4
Length
24.6
Width
23.6
Description
PRINT OF A PAINTING OF "A WESTPORT GARDEN". THE IMAGE IS OF A HOUSE THAT HAS A PLETHORA OF FLOWERS OUT FRONT AS WELL AS A WALKWAY. THERE ARE TWO CHIMNEY'S ON THE HOUSE. THE FRAME IS MADE OF WOOD AND PAINTED GOLD. THE MATTE AROUND THE PICTURE IS A LIGHT YELLOW COLOR WITH A SMALL DARK BROWN BORDER AROUND THE IMAGE.
Subjects
ART
Historical Association
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE DONOR, THE LATE MS. HAZEL MCNABB, PLEASE SEE P20010057001-GA AND THIS DONATION'S PERMANENT FILE. INCLUDED IN THE FILE, IS A 50 MIN INTERVIEW WITH MCNABB'S CLOSE FRIEND MARY OORDT FROM 20 MAY 2014. *UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS. THE FOLLOWING BRIEF HISTORY OF THE MCNABB FAMILY AND THE DONOR, HAZEL MCNABB, WAS DEVELOPED WITH INFORMATION FROM THE GALT ARCHIVES, MCNABB'S LETHBRIDGE HERALD OBITUARY, AND THE ORAL HISTORY CONDUCTED BY COLLECTIONS TECH KEVIN MACLEAN WITH MARY OORDT. HAZEL RUTH MCNABB WAS BORN IN 1912 AND RAISED ON THE MCNABB FAMILY RANCH SOUTH OF FORT MACLEOD. HER PARENTS WERE JOE AND MAY (NEE OAKEN) MCNABB, AND HER SIBLINGS WERE FRANK AND FLORENCE. DURING HER TEENS SHE PLAYED THE PIANO IN LOCAL BANDS THAT TOURED THE RURAL COMMUNITIES OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA. IN HER ADULT LIFE SHE WORKED FOR THE ALBERTA GOVERNMENT TELEPHONE COMPANY, ADVANCE LUMBER COMPANY AND TD BANK IN LETHBRIDGE. SHE AND HER LIFE-LONG COMPANION ALBERTA MCDOUGALL LIVED AND TRAVELLED TOGETHER, AND MCNABB WAS AN AVID CAMPER, HUNTER, AND OUTDOORSWOMAN. WHEN MCNABB MOVED FROM HER HOME INTO THE EDITH CAVELL CARE CENTRE IN 2002, SOME OF THE CONTENTS OF HER HOME, BELONGINGS OF HERS AND SOME FROM THE FAMILY RANCH, WERE DONATED TO THE GALT MUSEUM. HAZEL MCNABB DIED IN LETHBRIDGE ON MARCH 10, 2008. SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR HARDCOPIES OF SOURCE MATERIAL AND TRANSCRIPT OF INTERVIEW WITH MARY OORDT. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHY OF THE ARTIST OF THIS PRINT, WALLACE NUTTING, WAS DEVELOPED WITH INFORMATION FROM THE WALLACE NUTTING GALLERY WEBSITE. WALLACE NUTTING WAS BORN IN ROCKBOTTOM, MASSACHUSETTS IN 1861, AND GRADUATED FROM HARVARD IN 1887. IN 1899 HE BEGAN HIS PHOTOGRAPHY PRACTICE AND FIVE YEARS LATER OPENED THE WALLACE NUTTING ART PRINTS STUDIO IN NEW YORK, SHORTLY AFTER MOVING THE BUSINESS TO A FARM IN SOUTHBURY, CONNECTICUT. HIS HAND-COLOURED PHOTOGRAPHS AND LIMITED EDITION PRINTS WERE EXCEEDINGLY POPULAR, AND BY HIS OWN ACCOUNT HE SOLD 10,000,000 PRINTS. NUTTING IS KNOWN FOR PASTORAL LANDSCAPE SCENES, AND ALSO AUTHORED MORE THAN 20 BOOKS IN HIS LIFETIME ON LANDSCAPE SCENERY AND EARLY AMERICAN ANTIQUES. WALLACE NUTTING DIED IN 1941 AND IS BURIED IN MAINE.
Catalogue Number
P20010057004
Acquisition Date
2002-03
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
HONEYMOON BLOSSOMS PRINT
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1970
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, PAPER
Catalogue Number
P20010057003
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
HONEYMOON BLOSSOMS PRINT
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1970
Materials
WOOD, PAPER
No. Pieces
1
Height
1.4
Length
24.6
Width
23.6
Description
PRINT IS OF A GARDEN SCENE IN FRONT OF A HOUSE. THERE IS A LARGE TREE WITH A LOT OF PINK FLOWERS ON IT. A PATH LEADS TO THE HOUSE. THE FRAME IS MADE OUT OF WOOD, AND HAS BEEN PAINTED GOLD. THE MATTE AROUND THE PICTURE IS LIGHT YELLOW WITH A DARK BROWN SECTION IMMEDIATELY AROUND THE PICTURE. THERE ARE THE WORDS "HONEYMOON BLOSSOMS" AT THE BOTTOM LEFT PORTION OF THE PICTURE.
Subjects
ART
Historical Association
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE DONOR, THE LATE MS. HAZEL MCNABB, PLEASE SEE P20010057001-GA AND THIS DONATION'S PERMANENT FILE. INCLUDED IN THE FILE, IS A 50 MIN INTERVIEW WITH MCNABB'S CLOSE FRIEND MARY OORDT FROM 20 MAY 2014. *UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS. THE FOLLOWING BRIEF HISTORY OF THE MCNABB FAMILY AND THE DONOR, HAZEL MCNABB, WAS DEVELOPED WITH INFORMATION FROM THE GALT ARCHIVES, MCNABB'S LETHBRIDGE HERALD OBITUARY, AND THE ORAL HISTORY CONDUCTED BY COLLECTIONS TECH KEVIN MACLEAN WITH MARY OORDT. HAZEL RUTH MCNABB WAS BORN IN 1912 AND RAISED ON THE MCNABB FAMILY RANCH SOUTH OF FORT MACLEOD. HER PARENTS WERE JOE AND MAY (NEE OAKEN) MCNABB, AND HER SIBLINGS WERE FRANK AND FLORENCE. DURING HER TEENS SHE PLAYED THE PIANO IN LOCAL BANDS THAT TOURED THE RURAL COMMUNITIES OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA. IN HER ADULT LIFE SHE WORKED FOR THE ALBERTA GOVERNMENT TELEPHONE COMPANY, ADVANCE LUMBER COMPANY AND TD BANK IN LETHBRIDGE. SHE AND HER LIFE-LONG COMPANION ALBERTA MCDOUGALL LIVED AND TRAVELLED TOGETHER, AND MCNABB WAS AN AVID CAMPER, HUNTER, AND OUTDOORSWOMAN. WHEN MCNABB MOVED FROM HER HOME INTO THE EDITH CAVELL CARE CENTRE IN 2002, SOME OF THE CONTENTS OF HER HOME, BELONGINGS OF HERS AND SOME FROM THE FAMILY RANCH, WERE DONATED TO THE GALT MUSEUM. HAZEL MCNABB DIED IN LETHBRIDGE ON MARCH 10, 2008. SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR HARDCOPIES OF SOURCE MATERIAL AND TRANSCRIPT OF INTERVIEW WITH MARY OORDT. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHY OF THE ARTIST OF THIS PRINT, WALLACE NUTTING, WAS DEVELOPED WITH INFORMATION FROM THE WALLACE NUTTING GALLERY WEBSITE. WALLACE NUTTING WAS BORN IN ROCKBOTTOM, MASSACHUSETTS IN 1861, AND GRADUATED FROM HARVARD IN 1887. IN 1899 HE BEGAN HIS PHOTOGRAPHY PRACTICE AND FIVE YEARS LATER OPENED THE WALLACE NUTTING ART PRINTS STUDIO IN NEW YORK, SHORTLY AFTER MOVING THE BUSINESS TO A FARM IN SOUTHBURY, CONNECTICUT. HIS HAND-COLOURED PHOTOGRAPHS AND LIMITED EDITION PRINTS WERE EXCEEDINGLY POPULAR, AND BY HIS OWN ACCOUNT HE SOLD 10,000,000 PRINTS. NUTTING IS KNOWN FOR PASTORAL LANDSCAPE SCENES, AND ALSO AUTHORED MORE THAN 20 BOOKS IN HIS LIFETIME ON LANDSCAPE SCENERY AND EARLY AMERICAN ANTIQUES. WALLACE NUTTING DIED IN 1941 AND IS BURIED IN MAINE.
Catalogue Number
P20010057003
Acquisition Date
2002-03
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1880
Date Range To
1900
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
LINEN, GLASS, WOOD
Catalogue Number
P19780001000
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1880
Date Range To
1900
Materials
LINEN, GLASS, WOOD
No. Pieces
1
Length
97.7
Width
70.8
Description
SOFTWOOD FRAME. ENTIRE PICTURE HAND BEADED WITH SMALLER BEADS USED FOR THE FACES AND HANDS OF FOUR PEOPLE. BUFFALO IN CENTER WITH AN INDIGENOUS INDIVIDUAL STANDING ON ONE SIDE AND A WHITE WOMAN STANDING ON THE OTHER. ANOTHER PERSON IS KNEELING BEHIND AND ONE IN THE BACKGROUND TO THE LEFT. COLOURS USED ARE GOLD BACKGROUND, MOTIF IN BLACK, WHITE AND GREY. A SECTION OF BEADS ARE MISSING ON THE WOMAN'S FOOT.
Subjects
ART
Historical Association
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
DONOR LIVED IN LETHBRIDGE FROM 1908-26, SHE WAS CHOIR DIRECTOR FOR ST. AUGUSTINES CHURCH. BEADWORK ACQUIRED AT HOUSE SALE IN 1930, PAID $25.00. DONOR BELIEVES IT TO REPRESENT THE SIGNING OF THE PEACE TREATY BETWEEN THE FIRST NATIONS AND NEW COMING CANADIANS. DONOR BORN IN 1885. *UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS. SHE WAS UNABLE TO FIND NEW INFORMATION ABOUT THE BEADWORK'S CREATOR BUT DID FIND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION ABOUT THE DONOR, MABEL JOHNSON, IN A LETTER ADDRESSED TO GALT MUSEUM STAFF IN SEPTEMBER 1977: "TODAY A LARGE CONSIGNMENT WAS SHIPPED TO YOU BY CANADIAN EXPRESS COMPANY. IT CONTAINS A VERY BEAUTIFUL SAMPLE OF INDIAN BEADWORK WHICH I FOUND IN CALGARY IN 1930 AND HAD IT FRAMED. IT HAS HUNG IN MY HOME EVER SINCE AND HAS BEEN MY PRIDE AND [JOY]. MY SON & DAUGHTER ARE NOT PLEASED BY MY DECISION TO GIVE IT AWAY, BUT I WISHED TO SEND IT TO THE MUSEUM OF LETHBRIDGE BECAUSE THE YEARS I LIVED THERE, 1908-1926, WERE THE HAPPIEST AND MOST SUCCESSFUL OF MY LIFE AND CAREER, WHEN I WAS A PROMINENT CONTRALTO SOLOIST AND CHOIR DIRECTOR OF ST. AUGUSTINE'S CHURCH FOR SOME YEARS. I THEN USED THE NAME MRS. H.H. JOHNSON... ON OCTOBER 15 [1977] I HOPE TO CELEBRATE MY 92ND BIRTHDAY. I THINK NOT A DAY HAS PASSED, BUT WHAT I TOOK TIME TO TAKE A LOOK AT THE PICTURE AND MARVEL AT THE WORKMANSHIP OF IT ALL THOSE YEARS AGO... I AM VERY GLAD TO PASS IT ON TO YOU FOR I KNOW IT WILL BE GREATLY ADMIRED AND TREASURED." FOR MORE INFORMATION, SEE PERMANENT FILE.
Catalogue Number
P19780001000
Acquisition Date
1977-09
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
CIGARETTE SILKS
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
LINEN, SILK
Catalogue Number
P19739445000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
CIGARETTE SILKS
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
LINEN, SILK
No. Pieces
1
Length
210.8
Width
173.3
Description
FLOWERS AND ENSIGNS IN RED, BLUE, PURPLE, YELLOW, BROWN, GREEN, BLACK. HAND MONOGRAMMED. WHITE LINEN BACKGROUND. SEVERAL BROWN STAINS ON RIGHT, MIDDLE, AND BOTTOM LEFT. GENERAL YELLOWING HAS BEGUN SLIGHTLY.
Subjects
BEDDING
ART
Historical Association
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
PRIOR TO 1925, TOBACCO COMPANYS PLACED SILK & SATIN INSERTS IN CIGAR, CIGARETTE & TOBACCO PACKAGES AS BONUSES. THE SILK DECALS USED IN THIS QUILT ARE EXAMPLES. UPDATE 16 JUNE 2014: ON 4-5 JUNE 2014, ROYAL ALBERTA MUSEUM (RAM) CURATOR LUCIE HEINS VISITED THE GALT AS PART OF THE RAM’S INITIATIVE TO DOCUMENT QUILTS IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS IN ALBERTA. THE DOCUMENTATION WORK IS KNOWN AS THE ALBERTA QUILT PROJECT. IN ADDITION TO HEINS’ PROGRAM, THE DATA IS ALSO SUPPOSED TO BE SUBMITTED AS PART OF THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONTRIBUTION TO THE NORTH AMERICAN QUILT INDEX. THIS QUILT HAS BEEN ASSIGNED NO. “AQP 2-0270” BY THE ALBERTA QUILT PROJECT.
Catalogue Number
P19739445000
Acquisition Date
1973-05
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
BOX
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, PAPER, SATIN, VELVET, STEEL
Catalogue Number
P19940024004
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
BOX
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1950
Materials
WOOD, PAPER, SATIN, VELVET, STEEL
No. Pieces
1
Height
5
Length
27.3
Width
11.8
Description
WOOD BOX HAS BROWN SCULPTED CARDBOARD TO IMITATE LEATHER ON OUTSIDE AND EDGES. OPENS ON TWO HINGES ALONG THE BACK. LID FASTENS SHUT WITH A THREE LEAF CLOVER SHAPED CLASP ON A HINGE WITH A HOLE IN THE CENTER OVER A PEG ON THE BOTTOM PORTION OF THE BOX. BOTH SIDES OF THE CLASPS HAVE THE SAME DECORATIVE BASES. ON THE INSIDE OF THE LID IS A SATIN PILLOW THAT HAS TWO TABS OF MATERIAL ON THE INSIDE. IN PENCIL IT READS "SAUL"(?). THE BOTTOM OF THE BOX IS LINED WITH BROWN VELVET WHICH IS IN TWO PIECES AND GLUED TOGETHER. HAS A WHITE RIBBED LINING AROUND TOP OF BOTTOM. HAS NUMEROUS RIPS AND TEARS IN OUTSIDE PAPER COVERING. PILLOW HAS MANY HOLES AND RUNS. VELVET APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN CUT OFF ALONG SOME SIDES, THIS REVEALS SOME REMNANTS OF GLUE AND PAPER. SOME FRAYED MATERIAL IS COMING OUT FROM BEHIND THE RIBBED TRIM.
Subjects
CONTAINER
Historical Association
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
BUTTONS AND OTHER ARTIFACTS FOUND IN BOX IN BARRACK BAY AT LOCATION OF STREETS ALIVE DURING RENOVATIONS. OWNER NOT KNOWN.
Catalogue Number
P19940024004
Acquisition Date
1994-07
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
PIN
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
RAYON, STEEL, PAINT
Catalogue Number
P19940024006
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
PIN
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1950
Materials
RAYON, STEEL, PAINT
No. Pieces
2
Length
10.8
Width
2.5
Description
RAYON RIBBON WITH A SATIN WEAVE, HAS BLUE, WHITE, AND THEN A RED STRIPE. IS TIED IN A BOW, AND IN THE CENTRE KNOT IS A BUTTON WITH A PIN. THE PIN IS ATTACHED BUT BEING BENT AROUND THE UNDERSIDE OF THE BUTTON AND SECURED UNDER THE LIP. THE TOP IS PAINTED RED AND IN WHITE LETTERING IT READS "JESUS SAVES". RIBBON IS FRAYED ON ENDS, HAS SOME MINOR RUNS IN THE FABRIC.
Subjects
ADORNMENT
Historical Association
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
BUTTONS AND OTHER ARTIFACTS FOUND IN BOX IN BARRACK BAY AT LOCATION OF STREETS ALIVE DURING RENOVATIONS. OWNER NOT KNOWN.
Catalogue Number
P19940024006
Acquisition Date
1994-07
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
ART CRAFTS GUILD
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
GILT METAL
Catalogue Number
P19739388000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
ART CRAFTS GUILD
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
GILT METAL
No. Pieces
1
Length
1.6
Width
1.6
Description
"GREE...CK CO." ON BACK. CREST AND "ART CRAFTS GUILD" ON FRONT.
Subjects
PERSONAL SYMBOL
Historical Association
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
PRESENTED TO DR. CAMPBELL REFER TO P19710219000 FOR GIFT CERTIFICATE.
Catalogue Number
P19739388000
Acquisition Date
1971-10
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1850
Date Range To
1900
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
HORSE HAIRS, BUCKSKIN, CANCELLOUS BONE
Catalogue Number
P19641165000
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1850
Date Range To
1900
Materials
HORSE HAIRS, BUCKSKIN, CANCELLOUS BONE
No. Pieces
4
Description
.1 PAINT BRUSH. 3 CM LTH X 18.1 CM DIA.. HORSE HAIR BRITTLE ENCASED IN BUCKSKIN. .2 PAINT BRUSH. 1.3 CM HT. X 3.8 CM WTH. X 5.1 CM LTH. CANCELLOUS BONE WEDGE ENCASED IN BUCKSKIN. YELLOW PAINT ADHERING TO BONE .3 PAINT BRUSH. 1.9 CM HT. X 3.5 CM WTH. X 8.2 CM LTH. GREEN PAINT. .4 PAINT BRUSH. 1.9 CM HT. X 3.8 CM WTH. X 8.9 CM LTH. .RED PAINT ADHERING TO BONE. CANCELLOUS BONE WEDGE ENCASED IN BUCKSKIN.CONSERVATION REPORT ON FILE.
Subjects
INDIGENOUS
Historical Association
DECORATIVE ARTS
ETHNOGRAPHIC
History
NORTHERN PLAINS INDIANS. *UPDATE* IN 2015 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON ASKED TWO FORMER MEMBERS OF THE LETHBRIDGE JUNIOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, PHIL EDMUNDSON AND PAUL RUSZNAK, ABOUT THE FIRST NATIONS ARTIFACTS THAT THE GROUP DONATED TO THE GALT MUSEUM IN 1964, 1969, AND 1973. NEITHER RECALLED HOW THE JAYCEES CAME INTO OWNERSHIP OF THE ARTIFACTS, AS THEIR ACQUISITION PREDATED BOTH EDMUNDSON AND RUSZNAK’S MEMBERSHIP IN THE CHAMBER. RESEARCH CONDUCTED INTO LETHBRIDGE’S GURNEY MUSEUM FOUND A CONNECTION BETWEEN ITS PROPRIETOR, WALTER GURNEY, AND THE JAYCEES, WHO ACCORDING TO AN ARTICLE FROM THE APRIL 16, 1946 ISSUE OF THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD ADVOCATED ON GURNEY’S BEHALF FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO BE MADE TO THE FORMER BOARD OF TRADE BUILDING WHERE THE MUSEUM WAS HOUSED. AN ARTICLE FROM THE JULY 13, 1948 ISSUE OF THE HERALD DESCRIBES SOME OF THE FIRST NATIONS ARTIFACTS ON DISPLAY IN THE MUSEUM: “TOMAHAWKS, ARROW HEADS, PEACE PIPES, BEAD AND LEATHER WORK, CLOTHING AND WOODCRAFT”. UPON THE CLOSURE OF THE MUSEUM AND SALE OF GURNEY’S COLLECTION TO BELMORE SCHULTZ OF THE ALTAMONT MUSEUM IN COUTTS, MENTION WAS MADE IN A HERALD ARTICLE FROM MAY 16, 1961 OF “HISTORICAL INDIAN RELICS THAT BELONG TO THE JUNIOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HAVE BEEN RETAINED IN THE CITY AND WILL BE AVAILABLE WHEN PROPER DISPLAY FACILITIES ARE AVAILABLE”. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE ARTIFACTS WERE TRANSFERRED TO THE JAYCEES BY GURNEY DURING THE DISSOLUTION OF HIS MUSEUM, BUT NO FURTHER CONFIRMATION WAS FOUND. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE GURNEY MUSEUM AND ITS COLLECTION, SEE RECORD P19890044001.
UPDATE 16 AUGUST 2017: ON 25 JULY 2017, MUSEUM CURATOR AIMEE BENOIT FOUND EVIDENCE TO CONNECT THE INDIGENOUS COLLECTION DONATED BY THE LETHBRIDGE JAYCEES (AKA. JUNIOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE) WITH FORMER LETHBRIDGE RESIDENTS THE LATE FRED BOTSFORD AND HIS LATE DAUGHTER DOROTHY CLARK. NOTES MADE BY AIMEE ON THE DISCOVERY AS WELL AS RELEVANT CLIPPINGS FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD CAN BE FOUND ATTACHED TO THE PERMANENT FILE OF P19641140000.
Catalogue Number
P19641165000
Acquisition Date
1964-07
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
PIN
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL, ALUMINUM, TIN, PAINT, PLASTIC, COPPER, MOTHER-OF-PEARL, PAPER/CARD
Catalogue Number
P19940024001
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
PIN
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1950
Materials
STEEL, ALUMINUM, TIN, PAINT, PLASTIC, COPPER, MOTHER-OF-PEARL, PAPER/CARD
No. Pieces
79
Description
ALL PINS ARE STEEL WITH A TIN CAP THAT HAS A PAPER DECORATION COVERED IN A LACQUER UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED. 1. ADVERTISING BUTTON: 3.8CM (D) HAS A STEEL PIN THAT WAS BENT IN MIDDLE WITH ONE END COVERING THE DIAMETER AND THE OTHER FORMING A HALF CIRCLE AND IS FIT UNDER THE LIP OF THE BUTTON TO SECURE IT. THE FRONT IS OFF-WHITE AND IN RED LETTERING STATES "GENERAL MOTORS PRODUCTS OF CANADA LIMITED RETAIL BRANCH REGINA OIL CHANGED AT____________ MILES LUBRICATED AT_______MILES HYPOID CHANGED AT___________MILES". PAPER IS WARPED UNDERNEATH LACQUER, HAS SURFACE DIRT, SOME CORROSION ON BACK AND PIN. 2. ADVERTISING BUTTON: 3.3CM (D). PIN HAS ALUMINUM LAYER ON BACK WHICH IS CONCAVE IN SHAPE AND HAS ONE HOLE WHERE THE PIN AND ITS END COME THROUGH, AND A CRESCENT SHAPED HOLE ON THE OTHER SIDE WHICH THE PIN LATCHES INTO. PIN IS BLUE AND READS IN WHITE LETTERING "RIDE THE GREEN LANE OF SAFETY IN A NEW 1939 HUDSON" ON THE FRONT. ALSO HAS A PICTURE OF A WHITE CAR DRIVING ON A GREEN ROAD IN THE MIDDLE. HAS MINOR CORROSION ON PIN AND UNDER ALUMINUM. 3. ADVERTISING PIN: 3.2CM (D). PIN HAS BEEN WRAPPED UNDER THE LIP AND HAS BEEN BENT ON OPPOSITE SIDE OF POINT TO PRODUCE A HOOK FOR SECURING PIN. OFF WHITE FRONT SAYS IN RED LETTERS "GILLESPIE MAID CEREAL" WITH A BLUE, RED AND WHITE BIG BILLED BIRD EATING A BOX OF CEREAL AND TWO MORE BY HIS FEET. UNDERNEATH IN BLUE IT READS ""IT FILLS THE BILL"". HAS SOME SCRATCHES AND SURFACE DIRT, HAS MUCH CORROSION ON BACK. 4. YMCA BUTTON: 1.9CM (D). ON BACK HAS PAPER FITTED IN THAT READS "INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION, NEW YORK CITY. PAT.FEB. 16-'97" AND TINY WRITING BELOW ALL IN BLACK PRINT. THE PIN IS STRAIGHT ACROSS AND ONE END WRAPS HALF WAY UNDER BUTTON LIP. WHITE FRONT HAS AN INVERTED RED TRIANGLE WITH WHITE CENTER AND IN BLUE INK AT TOP READS "I AM A" AND IN BLUE RECTANGLE WITH WHITE LETTERS READS "YMCA" AND IN BLUE LETTERS AT THE BOTTOM READS "BOOSTER". PAPER IS FADING AND WORN ON BACK, SOME MINOR SIGNS OF CORROSION, 5. SAME AS #4. 6. SAME AS #5. 7. YMCA BUTTON: 1.6CM (D). PAPER ON BACK IS SAME AS #4 EXCEPT SMALLER AND BOTTOM SMALL WRITING IS DIFFERENT. PIN IS PLACED IN SAME AS #4. FRONT OF BUTTON IS SAME AS #4 EXCEPT IT ONLY HAS THE TRIANGLE WITH "YMCA" ACROSS IT AND NO OTHER WRITING. PIN IS ALSO MORE YELLOW THAN #4. SOME SMALL SCRATCHES ON SURFACE. 8. AVIATION BUTTON: 2.3CM (D). PIN IS LIKE #4. FRONT IS BLUE-GREEN WITH GOLD TRIM, WRITING AND PICTURE. READS "HOWIE WING CADET AVIATION CORPS". WITH A PICTURE OF A PILOT'S HEAD WITH WINGS ON EITHER SIDE. ALONG EDGE OF BUTTON IN BLUE IT READS "E.C. FORD, REG'D. MONTREAL". MUCH CORROSION ALONG BACK AND SOME ON PIN. COLOURS ARE FADED. 9. SAME AS #8 EXCEPT FRONT COLOURS ARE NOT FADED AND APPEAR NAVY BLUE. NOT AS MUCH CORROSION ON BACK OR WARPING, AND PIN IS STRAIGHT. 10. EXHIBITION PIN: 4.4CM (D). PIN PLACED IN SAME AS #4. FRONT IS GOLD WITH BLACK WRITING AND ONE OUTER AND ONE INNER BLACK CIRCLE OUTLINES. IN BETWEEN CIRCLES READS "LINDSAY CENTRAL EXHIBITION" AND READS IN CENTRE "1928". BACK AND PIN ARE CORRODING QUICKLY, AND HAS SMALL WHITE SPOTS ON BACK. 11. COMMEMORATIVE PIN: 2.4CM (D). PIN SAME AS #4 EXCEPT SLIGHTLY OFFSIDE. HAS OFF-WHITE TOP WITH BLUE LETTERING THAT READS "80 YEARS OF PROGRESS TLC 1873 - 1953". ON SIDE READS "WELLINGS-TORONTO". HAS A SMALL AMOUNT OF CORROSION ON BACK. 12. EXHIBITION PIN: 4.5CM (D). PIN SAME AS #4. WHITE TOP HAS BLUE LETTERS AND PICTURE. IT READS "LETHBRIDGE EXHIBITION" AND HAS PICTURE OF HORSE HEAD ON LEFT, COW HEAD ON RIGHT, WHEAT IN BETWEEN THEM AND ON BOTTOM, AND CHICKEN HEAD IN CIRCLE BELOW HORSE/COW. 13. WAR BUTTON: 2.2CM (D). OFF WHITE BUTTON HAS PIN LIKE #4. ON FRONT IS BROWN OUTLINE OF A HAND GIVING THE "THUMBS-UP" SIGNAL. BELOW IN RED IT READS "WAR SAVER". ON SIDE IT READS IN RED "BY STANLEY TORONTO". HAS MINIMAL CORROSION ON BACK AND PIN. 14. SAME AS #13 EXCEPT IS MORE YELLOW, AND HAS BLUISH UNDERSIDE. 15. SAME AS #13 EXCEPT IS MORE YELLOW AND HAS MORE CORROSION UNDERNEATH. 16. SAME AS #13 EXEPT IS MORE YELLOWISH AND HAS MORE UNDERSIDE CORROSION. 17. SAME AS #13 EXCEPT IS YELLOW WITH DIRT AROUND EDGE, AND HAS MORE CORROSION. 18. SAME AS #13 EXCEPT IS YELLOW AND HAS A FAIR AMOUNT OF DIRT AND CORROSION. 19. SAME AS #13 EXCEPT IS DARKER YELLOW AND HAS A BIT MORE CORROSION. 20. "SAYING" BUTTON: 3.3CM (D). HAS SAME PIN AS #4. BUTTON HAS ORANGE AND CREAM COLOURED CHECKS AROUND OUTSIDE OF TOP, AND INSIDE IS CREAM WITH NAVY BLUE WRITING "WHATA WORM" AND NAVY PICTURE OF BIRD WITH WORM COMING OUT OF ITS BEAK IN A CURVE PATTERN. BUTTON IS SLIGHTLY WARPED AND HAS CORROSION ON BACK AND PIN. 21. "SAYING" BUTTON: 3.6CM (D). SAME PIN AS #4. HAS CREAM BACKGROUND ON TOP AND RED CHECKS AROUND CIRCUMFERENCE AND IN BLUE IT READS "ALL I WANT IS LOVE". HAS MINOR SIGNS OF CORROSION ON BACK AND ON PIN. PIN TIP IS SILVER. 22. "SAYING" BUTTON: SAME AS #21 EXCEPT HAS BLUE CHECKS AND IN RED STATES "LET'S GET LIT". 23. RELIGIOUS BUTTON: 2.3CM (D). HAS SAME PIN AS #4. CREAMY BACKGROUND HAS PURPLE, PINK, GREEN, AND BROWN FLOWERS AND LEAVES AT BOTTOM, AND MOUNTAIN OVER WATER IN MIDDLE. IN BLACK IT SAYS "WALK HONESTLY". THE BACK HAS MINIMAL CORROSION AND ON PIN. 24. RELIGIOUS BUTTON: SAME AS #23 EXCEPT HAS DIFFERENT RED FLOWERS AT BOTTOM AND READS IN BLACK "BE OF GOOD CHEER". HAS A LITTLE BIT MORE CORROSION. 25. RELIGIOUS BUTTON: 2.3CM (D). HAS PAPER IN BACK THAT READS "MANUFACTURED BY THE HAMMOND PUBLISHING CO. MILWAUKEE, WIS.". THE TOP IS YELLOW WITH WHITE, PURPLE, AND ORANGE FLOWERS AND LEAVES. IS A BUTTERFLY TO THE RIGHT. IT READS IN BLACK ""CAST THY BURDEN ON THE LORD"". TO THE SIDE IS A "C" IN A CIRCLE FOR COPYRIGHT. 26. CLUB BUTTON: 2.2CM (D). HAS PIN LIKE #4. FRONT IS GREEN WITH GOLD TRIM AND DESIGNS. HAS GOLD STAR THAT READS "ROOSEVELT GARNER CLUB" IN GREEN AND IN BANNER BELOW READS "CALIFORNIA" ALSO IN GREEN. ON SIDE IN GREEN SAYS, "BASTIAN BROS CO." WITH A TINY INSIGNIA THEN, "ROCHESTER N.Y.". LITTLE SIGN OF CORROSION. 27. CLUB BUTTON: 2.3CM (D). PIN SAME AS #4. ON FRONT TOP IS YELLOW WITH BLUE WRITING THAT READS "ALWAYS BE CAREFUL". BOTTOM IS RED AND READS IN YELLOW "ALEMITE BRIGADIERS CLUB". IN MIDDLE IS BLUE CIRCLE WITH "ABC" WRITTEN IN YELLOW. SOME SMALL SCRATCHES ON FRONT. 28. CLUB BUTTON: 3.2CM (D). PIN SAME AS #4. BACK HAS PAPER THAT READS "HODGES BADGE CO. 166 ESSEX ST. BOSTON, MASS.". TOP IS PURPLE WITH GOLD CREST THAT HAS PURPLE WRITING THAT READS "LIONS L INTERNATIONAL". PIN IS BENT, HAS DIRT ON PAPER. LETTER AFTER "ST." IS ILLEGIBLE DUE TO DIRT. HAS CORROSION ON BACK AND PIN. 29. CLUB PIN: 3.8CM (D). PIN SAME AS #4. PIN IS BLUE ON TOP WITH WHITE WRITING OVER THE TOP THAT READS "HILLIARD CLUB 1934" AND ON BOTTOM "SEIGNIORY CLUB CONVENTION". IN MIDDLE IS A PICTURE OF A SOLDIER WITH A HELMET AND SWORD WEARING A RED CROSS AND A SHIELD THAT SAYS IN RED "DOMINION LIFE". HE IS PROTECTING A WOMAN SITTING AND HOLDING A CHILD. CREST IS RED, PICTURE IS WHITE. BACK IS CORRODING, AS IS PIN. 30. CLUB PIN: 3.1CM (D). SAME PIN AS #3. OFF WHITE TOP HAS RED LETTERING THAT READS "LETHBRIDGE NORTHERN" OVER TOP AND BOTTOM, AND IN BLUE IN MIDDLE READS "PATRIOTIC LEAGUE". HAS SOME DIRT ON TOP. IS CORRODING UNDERNEATH AND ON PIN A LITTLE BIT. 31. RELIGION BUTTON: 2CM (D). HAS SAME PIN AS #4. BUTTON HAS BACK THAT IS GREY AND READS INSIDE OF TWO BLUE CIRCLES "WM. H. DIETZ 10 SO. ....(?) AVE. CHICAGO. ILL. U.S.A.". TOP IS YELLOW AND HAS WHITE CROSS WITH BLACK AND GREEN OUTLINE AND WHITE LILIES AND GREEN LEAVES. AT TOP IN BLACK IT SAYS "HE IS RISEN". THIS IS NOT PAPER WITH LACQUER, IT IS PAINT ON TOP. PAINT IS SCRATCHED, HAS SOME DIRT UNDERNEATH, AND THE THE PAINT ON BACK IS ALSO SCRATCHED. 32 BIRTHDAY PIN: 1.7CM (D). HAS SAME PIN AS #4. ON BACK HAS GREY PAINT AND IN PURPLE PAINT IT READS "DAVID C. COOK PUBLISHING CO. ELGIN NEW YORK BOSTON" WITH TWO PURPLE SCROLLS. THE TOP IS PURPLE-PINK AND HAS ORANGE CANDLE FLAMES AND WRITING THAT SAYS "BIRTHDAY GREETINGS", AND HAVE CREAM CANDLES AND WRITING THAT SAYS "FROM YOUR SUNDAY SCHOOL". THIS BUTTON IS PAINTED AND NOT WITH PAPER AND LACQUER COVERING. PAINT IS CHIPPING ON TOP AND BOTTOM, PIN SHOWS SOME SIGNS OF CORROSION. 33. BUTTON: 2.4CM (D). BUTTON IS A CUPEROUS METAL (BRASS?). PIN IS ATTACHED TO FLAT BACK BY A PROTRUDING CLASP THAT FORMS A HINGE ON ONE SIDE AND HOOKS INTO AN EYE AT THE OTHER END. HAS PAINT AND PAPER WITH LACQUER FINISH ON TOP. THE TOP HAS A BLUE CIRCULAR CENTRE WITH A DEPRESSED GREY OUTLINE AROUND IT, THEN A THIN RING OF WHITE, AND AGAIN THE GREY OUTLINE. OUTER RING IS BLUE WITH DEPRESSED GREY OUTLINE, THIN WHITE RING, AND FINALLY THE GREY OUTLINE. SOME CORROSION ON BACK. 34. BUTTON: 1.6CM (D). PIN IS SAME AS #4. ON BACK IS GREY PAINT AND READS IN BLUE "DAVID C. COOK PUBLISHING CO, ... ELGIN NEW YORK, BOSTON ...". TOP IS YELLOW PAINT WITH GREEN BORDER WREATH WITH A CREAM RIBBON AT THE BOTTOM. IN MIDDLE IS A CREAM BANNER THAT READS "C I C" IN GREEN LETTERS. PAINT IS SCRATCHED ON BOTH SIDES. SOME SIGN OF CORROSION ON TOP. 35. BUTTON: 1.6CM (D). PIN IS SAME STYLE AS #4, EXCEPT POINTED END IS BENT IN "S" SHAPE. UNDERNEATH OF PIN IS PAPER THAT READS "THE STANDARD PUBLISHING CO 9TH & CUTTER STS. CINCINNATI O." TOP IS BLUE WITH WHITE OUTLINE CIRCLE AND WHITE LETTERING THAT GOES FROM SMALL TO BIG, TO SMALL AND READS "OTHERS". MINOR CORROSION ON BACK. 36. BUTTON: 3.2CM (D). PIN IS SAME AS #4. TOP IS OFF-WHITE AND READS IN BLUE LETTERING "A.C.B. INTER-SCHOOL A.A." IN A SEMI-CIRCLE OVER TOP, AND READS STRAIGHT ACROSS "CADOMIN ALBERTA 1932". SOME CORROSION ON BACK AND PIN. 37. CLUB BUTTON: 3.2CM (D). PIN IS SAME AS #4. TOP IS YELLOWISH WITH RED LETTERING THAT READS "..JOE.E.BROWN..SMILERS CLUB", AND ON SIDE "BY STANLEY TORONTO". ON TOP MIDDLE IS A BLACK AND WHITE PICTURE OF A MAN'S HEAD AND SHOULDER WEARING A TIE AND HAS A SMILE. IT LOOKS AS THOUGH HE IS FRAMED BY RIPPED PAPER. 38. BUTTON: 2.2CM (D). PIN IS SAME AS #4. UNDERNEATH BUTTON IS PAPER THAT READS "MADE BY EHRMAN MFG CO. BOSTON MASS" WITH A LOGO BELOW THAT READS "AMERICAN ... LIPSSA MANUFACTURE" AND AT BOTTOM "FACTORY ...UFORD N H". TOP IS OFF-WHITE WITH A FLAG IN THE MIDDLE THAT HAS VERTICAL FROM LEFT TO RIGHT BLACK, YELLOW, RED STRIPES AND ON THE YELLOW STRIPE A CREST. BELOW READS "BELGIUM" IN BLACK. TOP HAS SOME DIRT, CORROSION ON BACK AND PIN. 39. PET BUTTON: 2.5CM (D). PIN IS SAME AS #4. TOP IS BLACK AND READS IN YELLOW "THOROUGHBRED QUALITY GUTTA PERCHA PRODUCTS" WITH THE PICTURE OF A BROWN AND WHITE DOG WITH A COLLAR THAT READS "PERKY" ON IT. ON THE SIDE IN YELLOW IT READS "BY STANLEY TORONTO". BACK IS DENTED, HAS SOME CORROSION, AND PIN IS BENT. 40. PET BUTTON: 3.2CM (D). PIN IS SAME AS #4. FRONT IS OFF-WHITE WITH THE PICTURE OF A MOUNTAIN-GOAT IN BLACK AND WHITE. BACK HAS SIGNS OF ACTIVE CORROSION. PIN IS BENT. 41. PET BUTTON: 2.1CM (D). PIN IS SAME AS #4. TOP IS PAINTED GREEN WITH A HORIZONTAL WHITE STRIP AND THE PICTURE OF A BROWN DOG LABELED UNDERNEATH IN BLACK "IRISH TERRIER". ON SIDE IT READS "MADE IN U.S.A." IN BLACK. MINOR SCRATCHES IN PAINT ON TOP, MINOR CORROSION ON BACK. 42. PET BUTTON: 2.1CM (D). SAME AS #41 EXCEPT TOP HAS PICTURE OF A BROWN GERMAN SHEPARD STANDING ON A BEACH, WITH A SAILBOAT ON THE WATER IN THE BACKGROUND. HAS DOG'S SHADOW ON SAND. READS IN BLACK BELOW "POLICE DOG". 43. PET BUTTON: SAME AS #41 EXCEPT BACKGROUND IS PAINTED YELLOW WITH A RED STRIPE THROUGH THE MIDDLE AND BELOW BACKGROUND IS MORE ORANGE THAN TOP. HAS A PICTURE OF A BLACK LONG HAIRED DOG THAT IS LABELED IN BLACK BELOW "POODLE". 44. PET BUTTON: SAME AS #41 EXCEPT TOP IS YELLOW BACKGROUND WITH ORANGE CRISS-CROSSES. AND HAS AN ORANGE STRIP WITH THE BOTTOM BEING GREEN AND WHITE VERTICAL STRIPES. HAS A PICTURE OF A SMALL BLACK DOG AND IS LABELLED "SCOTTISH TERRIER". 45. PET BUTTON: SAME AS #41 EXCEPT HAS A BLACK UPPER BACKGROUND AND IS BLUE BELOW. HAS A PICTURE OF A BIG WHITE DOG THAT READS "BULL TERRIER". 46. PET BUTTON: SAME AS #41 EXCEPT HAS A PICTURE OF A BLACK DOG STANDING ON GREEN GRASS WITH MOUNTAINS IN BACKGROUND AND A PINK SKY. THIS ONE IS LABELED "SCHIPPERKE". 47. PET BUTTON: 3.9CM (L) X 3.6CM (W). MOTHER-OF-PEARL SHIELD HAS AN OVAL HOLE AT THE TOP. PIN ON BACK HAS BROKEN OFF. ON FRONT IS A BRASS-COPPER FIGURE ATTACHED TO THE SHIELD. THIS IS A DEER JUMPING OVER SOMETHING, AT THE BASE IS A SMALL NAIL THAT HOLDS THE PLATE ON THE MOTHER-OF-PEARL. HAS SOME CORROSION. HAS SMALL CRACKS IN THE MOTHER-OF-PEARL. 48. RED CROSS BUTTON: 2.3CM (D). HAS SAME PIN AS #3. BACK IS PAINTED IN BLACK "MADE IN CANADA BY GENERAL STEEL WARES LIMITED --- MONTREAL". TOP IS PAINTED OFF-WHITE WITH A BLUE MAPLE LEAF AND IN THE CENTRE OF THE LEAF IS A WHITE CROSS, AND IN ITS CENTRE IS A RED CROSS. HAS SOME MINOR SCRATCHES IN THE PAINT, AND MINOR CORROSION. 49. RED CROSS BUTTON: SAME AS #48 EXCEPT HAS A FEW MORE SCRATCHES. 50. RED CROSS BUTTON: SAME AS #48 EXCEPT HAS A RED BACKGROUND AND A GOLD MAPLE LEAF, AND BELOW IN BLACK IS WRITTEN "JUNIOR". HAS A DENT IN THE STEEL. 51. RED CROSS BUTTON: SAME AS #48 EXCEPT HAS PURPLE BACKGROUND AND A GREEN LEAF WITH THE LABEL "JUNIOR" IN BLACK UNDERNEATH. 52. RED CROSS BUTTON: SAME AS #48 EXCEPT HAS GOLD BACKGROUND AND GREEN LEAF WITH "JUNIOR" WRITTEN IN BLACK BELOW. 53. RED CROSS BUTTON: SAME AS #48 EXCEPT SEEMS TO HAVE A BLUE BACKGROUND AND GOLD CROSS, PAINT IS BADLY CHIPPED. 54. RED CROSS BUTTON: 1.5CM (D). SAME PIN AS "4. HAS GOLD BACK, AND OFF-WHITE TOP WITH A RED HEART PAINTED IN THE MIDDLE AND IN BLUE "1940" UNDER CROSS AND "M" ON SIDE. HAS MINOR SCRATCHES. 55. RED CROSS BUTTON: SAME AS #54 EXCEPT COLOUR IS SLIGHTLY FADED AND HAS DENT. 56. RED CROSS BUTTON: 1.5CM (D). SAME PIN AS #4. HAS PAINTED OFF-WHITE TOP WITH A BLUE BORDER AND A RED CROSS IN THE MIDDLE. HAS MINOR SCRATCHES. 57. RED CROSS BUTTON: 2.3CM (D). YELLOW PLASTIC FLAT BACK HAS PLASTIC HOLDER FOR PIN WHICH IS BENT AT NINETY DEGREE ANGLE AND HOOKS IN TO A PLASTIC EYE. FRONT HAS CLEAR YELLOW PLASTIC LAYER WITH PAPER UNDERNEATH. PAPER HAS BLUE CIRCLE BORDER WITH RAISED GOLD LETTERING THAT READS "CANADIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY". INNER CIRCLE IS GOLD WITH RAISED GOLD SCULPTED DESIGN AND LETTERING THAT READS ".BLOOD DONOR SERVICE". IN CENTRE IS A RED CROSS. PAPER HAS A RIP. PLASTIC IS SCRATCHED. 58. CLUB BUTTON: 2.3CM (D). PIN SAME AS #4. HAS WHITE TOP WITH BLACK AND WHITE PICTURE OF A SINGER AND STRINGED INSTRUMENT PLAYER ON A HILL AND READS IN BLACK LETTERING "HAPPY HERALDERS" ON TOP, ON SIDE " RYRIE-BIRKS-TORONTO". SHOWS MINOR SIGNS OF CORROSION. 59. CLUB BUTTON: SAME AS #58 EXCEPT IS YELLOWING. 60. CLUB BUTTON: SAME AS #58 EXCEPT IS YELLOWING AND SHOWS SIGNS OF ACTIVE CORROSION. 61. POLITICAL BUTTON: 1.9 CM (D). OFF-WHITE TOP HAS BLUE LETTERING THAT READS "ALBERTA SOCIAL CREDIT" WITH THESE INITIALS OVERLAPPING IN THE CENTRE. HAS A PICTURE OF A WEIGH SCALE WITH THE TWO BASKETS BEING ON EITHER SIDE OF THE INITIALS. HAS SOME SURFACE DIRT, IS CORRODING ON BACK. 62. POLITICAL BUTTON: SAME AS #61 EXCEPT IS YELLOWING AND CORROSION IS SHOWING THROUGH TOP IN PLACES. 63. BUTTON: 3.2CM (D). TEAL BUTTON HAS OFF-WHITE CIRCLE AND RECTANGLE AT BOTTOM. IN CIRCLE IN TEAL READS "CHAUFFEUR 1946 ALBERTA", IN RECTANGLE "14472" IN BLACK. IN CENTER IS ALBERTA FLAG IN A CREST. IS DENTED ON BACK AND CORRODING. PIN SAME AS #3. 64. BUTTON: 1.7CM (D). GOLD BACK IS PAINTED IN BLACK "DAVID C. COOK PUBLISHING CO. ELGIN NEW YORK BOSTON". TOP IS PAINTED OFF WHITE AND IN RED READS "RALLY DAY". HAS TWO IDENTICAL RED FLAGS WITH THEIR POLES CROSSED WITH A UNION JACK IN THE CORNER AND A CREST MORE IN THE MIDDLE. PIN SAME AS #4. MINOR SCRATCHES ON PAINT. 65. BUTTON: 3.2CM (D). PAPER ON BACK READS IN BLACK PRINT "EATON'S THE STORE FOR YOUNG CANADA". TOP IS GREEN WITH A PICTURE OF SANTA CLAUS HOLDING A WHITE SIGN THAT READS IN RED LETTERING "FROM SANTA AT EATON'S". PIN SAME AS #4. SOME MINOR SPOTS OF CORROSION ON BACK AND PIN. 66. BUTTON: 2.2CM (D). SAME PIN AS #4. OFF-WHITE PIN HAS RED BORDER AND OFF-WHITE PRINT THAT READS "NATIONAL . SALESMENS . CRUSADE ." IN CENTRE IN BLUE IT READS "SALES MEAN JOBS". IS CORRODING ON BACK. 67. BUTTON: 2.5CM (D). PIN SAME AS #3. ON BACK IS ETCHED "UNION LABEL ROCH. N." WITH AN INSIGNIA. ON FRONT TOP IS LIGHT BLUE AND BOTTOM IS WHITE. READS IN BLACK "I.B.E.W. A.F.OF L.". HAS A BLACK AND WHITE SKETCH OF A CLENCHED FIST AND WRIST WITH ZIG-ZAGS EMITTING FROM THE FIST. HAS A DIFFERENT LOGO ON EITHER SIDE OF FIST. SIDE READS "BASTIAN BROS. CO. ROCHESTER, N.Y.". IS CORRODING ON ONE SPOT ON BACK. 68. SUPERMAN BUTTON: 2.0CM (D). ON BACK IN BLUE PAINT IT READS "KELLOGG'S PEP" AND UPSIDE-DOWN "MADE IN U.S.A.". FRONT IS PAINTED OFF-WHITE WITH A PICTURE OF SUPERMAN WEARING RED AND WHITE, AND READS ON THE RIGHT IN BLACK "SUPERMAN". ON SIDE IT READS "COPYRIGHT D.C. INC.". PAINT IS CHIPPING, HAS MINOR SPOTS OF CORROSION. 69. ROYALTY BUTTON: 3.3CM (D). STEEL CAP IS PAINTED ON TOP, HAS GATHERED EDGE. PIN IS SAME AS #4. TOP IS CREAM WITH A PICTURE OF EDWARD VIII IN UNIFORM FROM THE CHEST UP LOOKING STRAIGHT OUT. HAS CORROSION ON BACK. 70. ROYALTY BUTTON: 3.2CM (D). PIN IS SAME AS #4. TOP IS GREEN-GREY WITH BLACK AND WHITE PHOTO OF KING GEORGE VI IN PROFILE, WEARING A SUIT. SOME CORROSION ON BACK. 71. ROYALTY BUTTON: 3.2CM (D). SAME PIN AS #4. TOP IS OFF-WHITE WITH A BLACK AND WHITE PROFILE PHOTOGRAPH OF KING GEORGE VI IN UNIFORM. HAS TINY MARKS ON HIS FACE, SOME MINOR CORROSION ON BACK. 72. ROYALTY BUTTON: 3.2CM (D). SAME PIN AS #4. TOP IS OFF-WHITE AND HAS A BLACK AND WHITE PHOTO OF KING GEORGE VI AND QUEEN ELIZABETH. BOTH ARE FACING FORWARD WITH GEORGE IN UNIFORM AND ELIZABETH IN A FLAPPER DRESS. ON THE SIDE IN BLACK IT READS "MADE IN TORONTO". HAS SOME SMALL SCRATCHES AND MINOR SPOTS OF CORROSION ON BACK. 73. ROYALTY BUTTON: 3.2CM (D). SAME PIN AS #4. TOP IS YELLOW WITH OVAL FRAMED BLACK AND WHITE PICTURES OF GEORGE VI IN UNIFORM ON THE LEFT, AND QUEEN ELIZABETH ON THE RIGHT IN FLAPPER DRESS. THE FRAMES HAVE A CROWN IN THE MIDDLE ABOVE THEM, AND ARE TRIMMED WITH GREEN VINES. ON THE BOTTOM IN RED PRINT IS AN INSIGNIA AND THEN READS "WELCOME TO CANADA -1939-", AND ON SIDE "E.C. FORD REG'D, MONTREAL". CORNERS ARE WORN, PIN IS BENT, SOME CORROSION. 74. ROYALTY BUTTON: 3.2CM (D). SAME PIN AS #4. TOP IS PALE GREEN WITH BLUE WRITING AROUND PERIPHERY THAT READS "CORONATION OF THEIR MAJESTIES KING GEORGE VI AND QUEEN ELIZABETH" WITH "1937" IN THE MIDDLE. BACK HAS BLUE LINES OF LONGITUDE AND LATITUDE WITH RED REPRESENTATIONS OF "CANADA" "INDIA" "BRITISH ISLES" "SOUTH AFRICA" AND "AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND" AROUND THE EDGES. IN THE CENTRE ARE BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOS OF KING GEORGE ON THE LEFT AND QUEEN ELIZABETH ON THE RIGHT. THEY HAVE A CROWN ABOVE AND BETWEEN THEM AND TWO FLAGS FOLDED TOGETHER OF THE BRITISH FLAG AND THE CANADIAN ENSIGN (?). PIN IS BENT, HAS SOME CORROSION IN THE BACK. 75. ROYALTY PIN: 3.3CM (D). SAME PIN AS #4. HAS RED BORDER THAT READS IN WHITE RECTANGLE IN BLACK LETTERS "MADE IN CANADA BY E.C. FORD, MONTREAL". THEN IS A WHITE RING THAT READS IN BLACK "25TH ANNIVERSARY KING GEORGE V AND QUEEN MARY 1910-1935". IN BLACK AND WHITE IS A SIDE BY SIDE PROFILE OF THE ROYAL COUPLE, AND AROUND THEM IS A BLUE CIRCLE WITH VARIOUS FLAGS IN THE SHAPES OF CRESTS AND SHIELDS, WITH A CROWN ABOVE THEIR HEADS. HAS MINOR CORROSION ON BACK. 76. ROYALTY BUTTON: SAME AS #75 EXCEPT HAS A RIP IN THE CARDBOARD AND TWO SMALL ROUND DENTS IN THE BACK. 77. ROYALTY BUTTON: 2.1CM (D). BACK HAS LAYER OF ALUMINUM THAT IS CONCAVE WITH TWO SMALL HOLES ON ONE SIDE WHERE THE PIN COMES THROUGH WITH THE END WOVEN UP AND SECURED RIGHT BESIDE IT. OPPOSITE THIS SIDE IS A CRESCENT SHAPED OPENING WHERE THE PIN HOOKS IN PLACE. ON IT IS ETCHED "MADE IN JAPAN". TOP IS OFF-WHITE WITH BLACK LETTERING READING "IN COMMEMORATION OF CORONATION" WITH THE BRITISH FLAG IN THE MIDDLE. 78. ROYALTY BUTTON: 2.0CM (D). PIN IS SAME AS #4. TOP HAS RED BORDER AND BLUE BACKGROUND WITH A COLOUR PHOTO OF KING GEORGE VI, QUEEN ELIZABETH, AND THE CHILD PRINCESS ELIZABETH. ABOVE THEM IS A CROWN. BACK IS CORRODING. 79. POPPY PIN: 4.6CM (L). RED CARDBOARD POPPY IS FUZZY ON TOP WITH SCALLOPED EDGES IN SHAPE OF A POPPY. HAS BLACK FELT ROUND MIDDLE PIECE, WHICH IS HELD TO RED POPPY WITH A PIN WHOSE HEAD IS ON TOP. PIN IS BENT PARALLEL WITH CARDBOARD, AND BENT AT END TO FORM HOOK. ON BACK OF RED CARBOARD IS PRINTED IN ALTERNATE A TRIANGLE WITH A HAND HOLDING A MALLET IN THE CENTRE AND READS "VETCRAFT". THERE IS ALSO A ROUNDED INSIGNIA WITH "BRITISH.EMPIRE.SERVICE.LEAGUE" AROUND EDGE AND "CANADIAN" IN A BANNER, WITH "LEGION" BELOW. THERE IS A MAPLE LEAF IN THE MIDDLE. POPPY MATERIAL IS WORN, AND CARDBOARD IS FOLDED AND TORN IN AREAS.
Subjects
PERSONAL SYMBOL
Historical Association
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
BUTTONS AND OTHER ARTIFACTS FOUND IN BOX IN BARRACK BAY AT LOCATION OF STREETS ALIVE DURING RENOVATIONS. OWNER NOT KNOWN.
Catalogue Number
P19940024001
Acquisition Date
1994-07
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
DIORAMA (SONGBIRD) ORNAMENT
Date Range From
1890
Date Range To
1900
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
GLASS, WOOD, BIOLOGICAL MATERIAL
Catalogue Number
P19662370000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
DIORAMA (SONGBIRD) ORNAMENT
Date Range From
1890
Date Range To
1900
Materials
GLASS, WOOD, BIOLOGICAL MATERIAL
No. Pieces
2
Height
53.3
Diameter
32.0
Description
GLASS BELL CASE OVER BLACK WOOD BASE. 10 STUFFED BIRDS & BKGRD OF DRIED FOLIAGE. BASE LOOSE. SEE CONSERVATION REPORT.
Subjects
HOUSEHOLD ACCESSORY
Historical Association
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
DONOR CLAIMS VICTORIAN ERA OBJECT.
Catalogue Number
P19662370000
Acquisition Date
1966-10
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1895
Date Range To
1905
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
GLASS BEADS, BUCKSKIN
Catalogue Number
P19640917000
  1 image  
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1895
Date Range To
1905
Materials
GLASS BEADS, BUCKSKIN
No. Pieces
1
Length
32.4
Width
24.3
Description
GEOMETRIC BEADWORK DESIGNS, 2 PRINCIPLE MOTIFS WITH BLUE BEAD BACKING WITH WHITE BEAD BORDER SEWN TO BUCKSKIN BACKING. 2 EDGES STRAIGHT PARALLEL, 2 EDGES, DIVERGING. STRESS LINE DOWN CENTRE EVIDENT, SUGGESTING FOLDING IN USE FOLD ALSO EVIDENT ON BACKING. SEE CONSERVATION REPORT.
Subjects
CLOTHING-ACCESSORY
Historical Association
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
ACCEPTED & CATALOGED ORIGINALLY AS A DECORATIVE CUFF, MAY IN FACT BE A REMNANT OF A GUN CASE. CUFFS USUALLY THE SAME DESIGN BOTH SIDES. DIFFERENT DESIGNS SHAPE SUGGEST NOT CUFF OR SIMILAR USE. GEOMETRIC DESIGNS TYPICAL OF BLACKFOOT. UPDATE: CONSULTATION WITH A BLACKFOOT ELDER ON 27 JULY 2017 HAS RETURNED OPINION BACK TO THIS OBJECTS PAST USE AS A CUFF. *UPDATE* IN 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT ELISE PUNDYK CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF BOXED TEXTILES AND ARTIFACTS IN RELATED LOCATIONS. AMONG THIS SURVEY WERE ITEMS FROM A COLLECTION DONATED BY ANNA LINTON. THE DONOR’S OBITUARY IN THE AUGUST 1, 1992 EDITION OF THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD STATES THAT LINTON PASSED AWAY IN LETHBRIDGE ON JULY 31, 1993 AT THE AGE OF 96 YEARS. THE OBITUARY SAYS THAT LINTON WAS BORN ON FEBRUARY 17, 1894 AND WAS THE DAUGHTER OF EARLY CALGARY PIONEERS. SHE RECEIVED HER EDUCATION FOR NURSING IN CALGARY AND TORONTO AND THEN WENT ON TO NURSE IN ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI BEFORE MOVING TO LETHBRIDGE IN 1943. A NOTICE IN THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD ON MAY 25, 1943 STATES THAT LINTON WOULD MAKE HER HOME WITH HER SISTER, MRS. J. G. HUTCHINGS. LINTON WAS PREDECEASED BY HER SISTER EVA HUTCHINGS, HER TWO BROTHERS, CLIFFORD AND IVAN LINTON, AND BROTHER-IN-LAW JACK HUTCHINGS. AN ATTEMPT WAS MADE TO CONTACT THE DONOR’S NIECE AND NEPHEW, ANNE FAIRFIELD AND JOHN HUTCHINGS. UPON FURTHER RESEARCH, IT WAS LEARNED THAT BOTH WERE DECEASED. PLEASE SEE THE PERMANENT FILE FOR P19640654000 FOR COPIES OF THE OBITUARIES FOR ANNA LINTON AND ANNE FAIRFIELD.
Catalogue Number
P19640917000
Acquisition Date
1964-04
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
FLAG
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
SILK
Catalogue Number
P19940024005
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
FLAG
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1950
Materials
SILK
No. Pieces
1
Length
14.5
Width
10.1
Description
RED SILK HANDKERCHIEF HAS BRITISH FLAG IN TOP LEFT. BOTTOM RIGHT IS CANADIAN ENSIGN WHICH HAS A CROWN ON TOP AND TWELVE SECTIONS OF VARIOUS PICTURES IN A SHIELD WITH A PARTIAL WREATH OF MAPLE LEAVES ON LEFT, AND LAUREL ON THE RIGHT, THEY CROSS AND TIE WITH A RED RIBBON AT THE BOTTOM. FLAG HAS A SEAM ON ALL EDGES. HAS FOUR CREASES, HAS MANY PIN SIZE HOLES IN MATERIAL, AND TWO TEARS IN CORNERS AND ONE IN MIDDLE. HAS SOME RUNS.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
BUTTONS AND OTHER ARTIFACTS FOUND IN BOX IN BARRACK BAY AT LOCATION OF STREETS ALIVE DURING RENOVATIONS. OWNER NOT KNOWN.
Catalogue Number
P19940024005
Acquisition Date
1994-07
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
PICTURE
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
PAPER
Catalogue Number
P19940024003
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
PICTURE
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1950
Materials
PAPER
No. Pieces
2
Description
1. WOMEN'S PHOTO: 4.9CM (L) X 3.8CM (W). BLACK AND WHITE PHOTO IS ON GLOSSY PAPER. IS A PICTURE OF A WOMAN WITH TIGHTLY CURLED HAIR WITH ONE BIG CURL ON THE TOP IN THE MIDDLE WITH TWO SMALLER ONES ON EITHER SIDE, WITH PULLED BACK SIDES AND CURLS IN THE BACK, HAIR IS SHORT IN PICTURE. SHE HAS A MOLE ON HER NECK AND IS WEARING A LIGHT COLOURED SCARF OVER A V-NECK TOP. BACK HAS "513" STAMPED IN BLUE TWICE, ONE IS PART CUT-OFF. SIDES ARE WORN. 2. MEN'S PICTURE: 4.9CM (L) X 3.6CM (W). BLACK AND WHITE PICTURE IS ON GLOSSY PAPER. MAN HAS SHORT COMBED BACK HAIR , PARTED ON THE SIDE. HE IS WEARING A BUTTON-UP SHIRT WITH A CHECKED JACKET THAT HAS A BADGE ON THE LEFT SIDE WHICH READS "THERE...ALWAYS BE...AN ENGLAND" WITH BRITISH FLAG. THERE IS A STRIP OF BLACK ALONG THE BOTTOM, AND ON THE BACK STAMPED IN BLUE IS "8444". SIDES ARE WORN, PICTURE IS SLIGHTLY CURLED.
Subjects
DOCUMENTARY ARTIFACT
Historical Association
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
BUTTONS AND OTHER ARTIFACTS FOUND IN BOX IN BARRACK BAY AT LOCATION OF STREETS ALIVE DURING RENOVATIONS. OWNER NOT KNOWN.
Catalogue Number
P19940024003
Acquisition Date
1994-07
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
NEEDLE CASKET
Date Range From
1830
Date Range To
1953
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
TORTISESHELL, IVORY, SILVER
Catalogue Number
P20090016033
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
NEEDLE CASKET
Date Range From
1830
Date Range To
1953
Materials
TORTISESHELL, IVORY, SILVER
No. Pieces
2
Height
3.1
Length
6.0
Width
3.5
Description
1. CHEST, TORTOISESHELL VENEER. ROUND SILVER BUTTON CAN BE PUSHED IN ORDER TO OPEN CHEST. THREE, ROUND IVORY FEET ON BOTTOM, ONE MISSING. SILVER BANNER ON TOP OF CHEST MARKED, “FM” IN CURSIVE. BACK, PROPER LEFT, BOTTOM CORNER, FRONT, PROPER RIGHT CORNER AND BACK PROPER RIGHT TOP CORNER ARE CHIPPED. INSIDE OF CHEST LINED WITH BLUE, FLORAL DAMASK. 3.1 CM HIGH BY 6.0 CM LONG BY 3.5 CM WIDE. 2. CHARM. AGATE HEART,TRANPARENT BROWN, BLACK, AND WHITE STRIPED. AGATE ANCHOR MISSING ONE ARM, TRANSPARENT ORANGE AND RED SWIRLS. CHARMS CONNECTED BY THREE METAL LOOPS. 0.5 CM HIGH BY 3.6 CM LONG BY 2.1 CM WIDE.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
ACCORDING TO DAVE MERESKI, A LOCAL GOLDSMITH, THE METHOD OF DRILLING HOLES AND LINKING THE CHARM TOGETHER WOULD DATE IT SOME TIME AFTER 1920. FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE P20090016001 AND PERMANENT FILE.
Catalogue Number
P20090016033
Acquisition Date
2009-05
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
BEADED PAIR MOCCASIN APPLIQUES
Date Range From
1885
Date Range To
1900
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
BEAD, EMBROIDERY FLOSS, CLOTH
Catalogue Number
P19770151000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
BEADED PAIR MOCCASIN APPLIQUES
Date Range From
1885
Date Range To
1900
Materials
BEAD, EMBROIDERY FLOSS, CLOTH
No. Pieces
2
Length
35.0
Width
28.0
Description
.1 COLOURS: CLOTH - GREY. FLOSS - BLUE. BEADS - BLACK, GREY, CLEAR, WHITE, GOLD, BROWN, SILVER. SOME ARE GLASS AND SOME ARE METAL. .2 SAME DIMENSIONS - HAS CUT IN MATERIAL DOWN TOP CENTRE. FLORAL DESIGN, BEAD WORK SURROUNDED WITH EMBROIDERED BACKGROUND. HAS RED STAIN IN UPPER LEFT CORNER.
Subjects
CLOTHING-ACCESSORY
Historical Association
ETHNOGRAPHIC
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
HISTORY ATTACHED TO FILE.
Catalogue Number
P19770151000
Acquisition Date
1976-09
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
PR. BABY MOCCASSINS
Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1910
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
BUCKSKIN, FELT, FUR
Catalogue Number
P19640446000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
PR. BABY MOCCASSINS
Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1910
Materials
BUCKSKIN, FELT, FUR
No. Pieces
2
Height
3.1
Length
9.3
Width
5.0
Description
PAIR IS IDENTICAL. TRIMMED WITH RED FELT AND FUR. YELLOW RIBBON PULL TAB. FLORAL DESIGN IN SILVER, YELLOW, WHITE AND BLUE BEADS.
Subjects
CLOTHING-FOOTWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
DESIGN & WORKMANSHIP INDICATES TLINGIT ATTRIBUTION [TLINGIT, NW COAST (ALASKA) *UPDATE* IN 2019, COLLECTIONS INTERN KIRSTAN SCHAMUHN CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF PERSONAL ARTIFACTS. EFFORTS WERE MADE TO CONTACT NEXT-OF-KIN. NO FURTHER INFORMATION WAS DISCOVERED. PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE P19640446000 FOR MORE INFORMATION INCLUDING COPIES OF ARTICLES REGARDING THE FAMILY HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19640446000
Acquisition Date
1964-06
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
BEAD PURSE?
Date Range From
1890
Date Range To
1900
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
GLASS BEADS, CLOTH
Catalogue Number
P19640654000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
BEAD PURSE?
Date Range From
1890
Date Range To
1900
Materials
GLASS BEADS, CLOTH
No. Pieces
1
Length
14.7
Width
5.1
Description
SLIPPER SHAPED WITH COLORED GLASS BEADS IN FLORAL PATTERN. BEADS SEWN TO CLOTH. SLIT IN CENTRE FACE OF OBJECT ALLOWS LIMITED ACCESS TO INTERIOR. BEADS ARE WHITE, BLUE, ORANGE, YELLOW, PINK, RED & BLACK. SMALL TEARS IN PLACES.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
FUNCTION UNKNOWN
Historical Association
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
ORIGINALLY IDENTIFIED AS STONY BEADED PURSE. BECAUSE OF DESIGN, STITCHING & DESCRIPTION, NOT LIKELY STONY, OR NATIVE IN ORIGIN. POSSIBLE USED AS A CHANGE PURSE & NON NATIVE MANUFACTURE. *UPDATE* IN 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT ELISE PUNDYK CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF BOXED TEXTILES AND ARTIFACTS IN RELATED LOCATIONS. AMONG THIS SURVEY WERE ITEMS FROM A COLLECTION DONATED BY ANNA LINTON, INCLUDING THIS POSSIBLE CHANGE PURSE. THE DONOR'S OBITUARY IN THE AUGUST 1, 1992 EDITION OF THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD STATES THAT LINTON PASSED AWAY IN LETHBRIDGE ON JULY 31, 1993 AT THE AGE OF 96 YEARS. THE OBITUARY SAYS THAT LINTON WAS BORN ON FEBRUARY 17, 1894 AND WAS THE DAUGHTER OF EARLY CALGARY PIONEERS. SHE RECEIVED HER EDUCATION FOR NURSING IN CALGARY AND TORONTO AND THEN WENT ON TO NURSE IN ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI BEFORE MOVING TO LETHBRIDGE IN 1943. A NOTICE IN THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD ON MAY 25, 1943 STATES THAT LINTON WOULD MAKE HER HOME WITH HER SISTER, MRS. J. G. HUTCHINGS. LINTON WAS PREDECEASED BY HER SISTER EVA HUTCHINGS, HER TWO BROTHERS, CLIFFORD AND IVAN LINTON, AND BROTHER-IN-LAW JACK HUTCHINGS. AN ATTEMPT WAS MADE TO CONTACT THE DONOR’S NIECE AND NEPHEW, ANNE FAIRFIELD AND JOHN HUTCHINGS. UPON FURTHER RESEARCH, IT WAS LEARNED THAT BOTH WERE DECEASED. PLEASE SEE THE PERMANENT FILE FOR COPIES OF THE OBITUARIES FOR ANNA LINTON AND ANNE FAIRFIELD.
Catalogue Number
P19640654000
Acquisition Date
1964-08
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
BLANKET STRIP
Date Range From
1890
Date Range To
1900
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
BUCKSKIN, BEADS, SINEW
Catalogue Number
P19739145000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
BLANKET STRIP
Date Range From
1890
Date Range To
1900
Materials
BUCKSKIN, BEADS, SINEW
No. Pieces
1
Length
106.7
Width
8.9
Description
GEOMETRIC BEADWORK PATTERN WITH CROSS IN CIRCLE MOTIF REGULARLY SPACED. BACKED ON BUCKSKIN. ARTIFACT APPEARS COMPLETE. BEADS ARE RED, GREEN, WHITE, BLUE, YELLOW. BUCKSKIN BACKING SOILED, WORN. SEE CONSERVATION REPORT. *NOTE* LOOSE TASSELS
Subjects
BEDDING
PERSONAL GEAR
INDIGENOUS
Historical Association
DECORATIVE ARTS
ETHNOGRAPHIC
History
DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION METHOD INDICATE SIOUX ORIGINS. BLANKET STRIPS ORIGINAL USE TO JOIN A BUFFALO ROBE USED AS A BLANKET. WITH TRADE BLANKETS, STRIPS BECAME MORE DECORATIVE THAN FUNCTIONAL, OFTEN USED TO JOIN COURTING BLANKETS OF DIFFERENT COLORS. STRIPS OVER TIME BECAME LARGER IN WIDTH & FANCIER. MAY HAVE BEEN ASSOCIATED WITH SIOUX IN CANADA, OR TRADED/GIFT TO ALBERTA NATIVE.
Catalogue Number
P19739145000
Acquisition Date
1973-
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
BUCKSKIN HANDBAG
Date Range From
1910
Date Range To
1920
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
LEATHER, GLASS BEADS, COTTON THREAD
Catalogue Number
P19900009002
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
BUCKSKIN HANDBAG
Date Range From
1910
Date Range To
1920
Materials
LEATHER, GLASS BEADS, COTTON THREAD
No. Pieces
1
Height
29.5
Width
23.7
Description
BEADED LEATHER (BUCKSKIN) HANDBAG WITH FRINGE, LEATHER DRAWSTRING TOP & BEADED FLORAL DESIGNS (2) ON EACH SIDE. POUCH SHAPED, COTTON LINING. LEATHER DIRTY.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
DECORATIVE ARTS
ETHNOGRAPHIC
History
GIVEN TO DONOR BY STEP-FATHER IN MID 1940'S FOLLOWING HIS MARRIAGE TO HER MOTHER IN 1943. DONOR'S MOTHER MARRIED T.R. NICHOLLS FORMER CITY OF LETHBRIDGE POLICE CHIEF. DONOR BELIEVES ARTIFACT WAS ACQUIRED WHILE NICHOLLS WAS WITH CITY POLICE OR EARLIER AS MEMBER OF ROYAL NORTH WEST MOUNTED POLICE(ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE) & WAS MADE BY MEMBER OF BLOOD TRIBE OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA. POUCH SHAPE IS SIMILAR TO TRADE POUCHES USED IN 18 & 19 CENTURY.
Catalogue Number
P19900009002
Acquisition Date
1990-03
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail

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