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Other Name
HAND HELD LIGHT
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P19960112043
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
HAND HELD LIGHT
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
PLASTIC
No. Pieces
5
Height
8
Length
45.5
Width
22
Description
WHITE PLASTIC HAND-HELD BATTERY OPERATED TRAFFIC SIGNAL WITH A NARROW HANDLE AND ROUND TOP MARKED ON THE RED SIDE "STOP POLICE", AND IS GREEN ON THE OTHER SIDE. EACH SIDE HAS A BULB OF THE APPROPRIATE COLOURS, WITH THE SAME COLOUR PLASTIC LIGHT COVER THAT ARE REMOVEABLE. EACH SIDE HAS ITS OWN LIGHT SWITCH. BATTERIES WERE CONTAINED IN THE NARROW HANDLE, AND SURFACE IS DAMAGED DUE TO LEAKING BATTERIES. ITEM HAS AN EXTRA CLEAR LIGHT COVER, AND A LEATHER WRIST STRAP THAT HAS BROKEN OFF DUE TO CORROSION DAMAGE ON END OF HANDLE.
Subjects
VISUAL COMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
SAFETY SERVICES
History
*UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS, INCLUDING SOME DONATED BY THE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE POLICE SERVICES. FOR A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE LETHBRIDGE POLICE COLLECTION, SEE RECORD P19960112001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE POLICE SERVICES AND TRANSCRIPTS OF INTERVIEWS AND CORRESPONDENCE WITH CURRENT AND FORMER LETHBRIDGE POLICE, SEE PERMANENT FILE P19960112000.
Catalogue Number
P19960112043
Acquisition Date
1996-12
Collection
Museum
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