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Other Name
UNION JACK
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, FABRIC (COTTON?)
Catalogue Number
P19910040001
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
UNION JACK
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
WOOD, FABRIC (COTTON?)
No. Pieces
2
Length
37.5
Width
24.6
Description
TREATED FABRIC (COTTON?) RECTANGULAR WITH 51.0 CM WOOD DOWELL ATTACHED BY SLIT & SECURED WITH TACKS. THREE CROSSES, OR "X" RED, ON WHITE, ON BLUE BACKGROUND. SEE CONSERVATION RPT.
Subjects
CEREMONIAL ARTIFACT
Historical Association
POLITICS
ASSOCIATIONS
History
USED BY THE ODD FELLOWS LODGE PRE 1932 & FOUND IN FORMER HOME OF MAJOR BURNETT(D. 1932) WHO WAS ASSOCIATED WITH LODGE. BUILDING NOW OCCUPIED BY BIG BROTHERS & BIG SISTERS ORGANIZATION (600 BLK 6 AVENUE SOUTH) FLAG DESIGN REPRESENTS THE UNION OF ENGLAND, WALES, SCOTLAND.
Catalogue Number
P19910040001
Acquisition Date
1991-06
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
CANADIAN ENSIGN
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, FABRIC (COTTON?)
Catalogue Number
P19910040002
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
CANADIAN ENSIGN
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
WOOD, FABRIC (COTTON?)
No. Pieces
2
Length
37.5
Width
24.8
Description
TREATED FABRIC (COTTON?) RECTANGULAR WITH 50.5 CM WOOD DOWEL ATTACHED BY SLIT & SECURED WITH TACKS. DESIGN INCLUDES UNION JACK IN TOP LEFT CORNER, CREST WITH COAT OF ARMS OF 10 PROVINCES. SEE CONSERVATION RPT. SOME WEAR ON TOP RIGHT CORNER. ONE FLAG IS WORN ALONG TOP; WOOD SPLITTING. TOP OF FLAG STRUNG TO DOWEL WITH RED STRING.
Subjects
CEREMONIAL ARTIFACT
Historical Association
POLITICS
ASSOCIATIONS
History
USED BY THE ODD FELLOWS LODGE PRE 1932 & FOUND IN FORMER HOME OF MAJOR BURNETT(D. 1932) WHO WAS ASSOCIATED WITH LODGE. BUILDING NOW OCCUPIED BY BIG BROTHERS & BIG SISTERS ORGANIZATION (600 BLK 6 AVENUE SOUTH) FLAG DESIGN REPRESENTS THE CONFEDERATION OF CANADA & CANADIAN LINKS WITH BRITAIN AS A FORMER COLONY.
Catalogue Number
P19910040002
Acquisition Date
1991-06
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
CANADIAN ENSIGN
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, FABRIC (COTTON?)
Catalogue Number
P19910040003
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
CANADIAN ENSIGN
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
WOOD, FABRIC (COTTON?)
No. Pieces
2
Length
63.5
Width
38
Description
TREATED FABRIC (COTTON?) RECTANGULAR WITH 86.5 CM WOOD DOWEL ATTACHED BY SLIT & SECURED WITH TACKS. DESIGN INCLUDES UNION JACK IN TOP LEFT CORNER, CREST WITH COAT OF ARMS OF 10 PROVINCES. MATERIAL WEARING THROUGH; SEE CONSERVATION RPT.
Subjects
CEREMONIAL ARTIFACT
Historical Association
POLITICS
ASSOCIATIONS
History
USED BY THE ODD FELLOWS LODGE PRE 1932 & FOUND IN FORMER HOME OF MAJOR BURNETT(D. 1932) WHO WAS ASSOCIATED WITH LODGE. BUILDING NOW OCCUPPIED BY BIG BROTHERS & BIG SISTERS ORGANIZATION (600 BLK 6 AVENUE SOUTH). FLAG DESIGN REPRESENTS THE CONFEDERATION OF CANADA & CANADIAN LINKS WITH BRITAIN AS A FORMER COLONY.
Catalogue Number
P19910040003
Acquisition Date
1991-06
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
REPLICA MATSU STATUE
Date Range From
1800
Date Range To
1899
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD
Catalogue Number
P20010099015
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
REPLICA MATSU STATUE
Date Range From
1800
Date Range To
1899
Materials
WOOD
No. Pieces
2
Height
18.0
Diameter
6.4
Description
CARVED OUT OF A SINGLE PIECE OF WOOD. THE OUTSIDE OF THE STATUE IS ENGRAVED WITH AN INTRICATE SEASCAPE. ONE HALF OF THE STATUE OPENS UP (TWO QUARTERS) TO SHOW AN EXTREMELY INTRICATE THREE DIMENSIONAL RELIEF OF THE GODESS MATSU AS WELL AS HER TWO BODY GUARDS FLANKING HER ON EITHER SIDE. ONE HAS HIS HAND UP TO EYES AS IF LOOKING INTO DISTANCE, THE OTHER, USING HIS HAND TO AMPLIFY SOUND AT LEFT EAR. ENGRAVED AROUND THIS INTERIOR RELIEF, ARE CHINESE CHARACTERS. THE WOOD IS NOT VARNISHED, OR PAINTED. THE STATUE IS CONTAINED INSIDE A RED BOX THAT IS TIED SHUT WITH TWO RIBBONS. THE DIMENSIONS OF THE BOX, ARE HEIGHT- 8.4CM LENGTH- 21.0CM, WIDTH- 9.4 CM.
Subjects
CEREMONIAL ARTIFACT
Historical Association
RELIGION
POLITICS
History
THIS REPLICA OF THE STATUE OF MATSU LOCATED IN TAINAN CITY TAIWAN, WAS CARVED OUT OF A SINGLE BLOCK OF WOOD SOMETIME DURING THE 19TH CENTURY. THIS ARTIFACT WAS ORIGINALLY CREATED AS A REPLICA OF THE ORIGINAL MATSU STATUE. MAYOR CARPENTER (1986-2001) HELPED CARRY ON HIS SECOND TRIP TO TAIWAN DURING THE 377TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE RETURN OF MATSU - THE GODDESS OF THE SEA. IT IS EXTREMELY RARE WITH ONLY 5 OR 6 IN THE WORLD. FOR BELIEVERS OF THE BUDDHIST OR TAOIST FAITH, THIS ARTIFACT IS PRICELESS. THIS PRICE WAS QUOTED TO MAYOR CARPENTER UPON IT BEING GIVEN TO HIM. THIS WAS THE FIRST TIME THIS ARTIFACT WAS GIVEN TO A CIVILIAN. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS TRIP TO TAIWAN, SEE P20010099001. *UPDATE* IN 2018, COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT ELISE PUNDYK CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF BOXED TEXTILE ARTIFACTS AND ACCESSORIES, INCLUDING AN ALTER CLOTH AND A SASH DONATED BY DAVID CARPENTER. ON 8 MARCH 2018, PUNDYK INTERVIEWED CARPENTER REGARDING HIS DONATION OF 22 ARITFACTS RELATED TO HIS TRIPS TO TAIWAN AS THE MAYOR OF LETHBRIDGE. THE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE EMPLOYEE, WEI QUO, WHO ACTED AS TRANSLATOR DURING THESE TRIPS WAS ALSO A PART OF THE 8 MAY 2018 INTERVIEW. PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR THE FULL INTERVIEW.
Catalogue Number
P20010099015
Acquisition Date
2002-03
Collection
Museum
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