Skip header and navigation

3 records – page 1 of 1.

Other Name
PARCEL TAPE DISPENSER
Date Range From
1970
Date Range To
1990
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL, PAPER, ALUMINUM
Catalogue Number
P19990061025
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
PARCEL TAPE DISPENSER
Date Range From
1970
Date Range To
1990
Materials
STEEL, PAPER, ALUMINUM
No. Pieces
3
Height
22.3
Length
33.9
Width
13.0
Description
TWO SIDES, MADE OF RED PAINTED STEEL, SUPPORT A CRADLE BETWEEN THEM. EACH SIDE HAS AN INVERTED TRIANGLE CUT OUT OF IT. ABOVE THIS, EACH SIDE HAS A PIECE THAT EXTENDS ABOVE THE REST OF THE SIDE, TO SUPPORT A ROLL OF BROWN PARCEL TAPE, THAT RESTS IN CRADLE. IMPRESSED INTO EACH OF THESE EXTENDED PIECES OF METAL IS A TRIANGLE, WITHIN WHICH ARE TWO "4"S, BACK TO BACK (ONE IS BACKWARDS). AT BACK OF DISPENSER IS AN ORANGE ROLLER, MADE OF WOOD. THE PARCEL TAPE IS WOUND AROUND THIS ROLLER. ON FRONT OF DISPENSER IS A CUTTER, MADE OUT OF A FLAT PIECE OF SILVER METAL. ETCHED ONTO CUTTER IS "TRADE PACKER MARK MADE BY BETTER PACKAGES INC. SHELTON.CONN. MAKERS OF COUNTERBOY AUTOMATIC MOISTENING EQUIPMENT U.S. PAT.#1914375 - CANADIAN PAT.#327421 -OTHER PATS. PEND'G". UNDER CUTTER IS AN ORANGE ROLLER MADE OF WOOD. BEYOND THE CUTTER IS A SILVER COMPARTMENT, SHAPED LIKE 1/4 CIRCLE. WITHIN THIS IS A SIMPLE BRUSH, WITH SOFT BROWN BRISTLES; HAS NO HANDLE.
Subjects
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACT
Historical Association
RETAIL TRADE
History
MUSEUM OBTAINED ITEMS FROM LETHBRIDGE EATON'S STORE IN 1999. DUE TO COMPANY BANKRUPTCY, EATON'S STORES ACROSS CANADA WERE CLOSED, INCLUDING THE LETHBRIDGE LOCATION IN PARK PLACE MALL. *UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS, INCLUDING THOSE ASSOCIATED WITH THE T. EATON COMPANY STORES IN LETHBRIDGE. THE FOLLOWING BRIEF HISTORY OF LETHBRIDGE'S EATON'S STORE WAS DEVELOPED WITH INFORMATION FROM GALT ARCHIVES AND LETHBRIDGE HERALD ARTICLES FROM THE FALL OF 1988. THE T. EATON COMPANY WAS FOUNDED IN TORONTO IN 1869 BY TIMOTHY EATON. THE FIRST LETHBRIDGE EATON'S 'TECO' STORE WAS OPENED IN 1927 IN THE BASEMENT OF THE DOMINION BLOCK ON THE CORNER OF 4 AVENUE AND SIXTH STREET SOUTH. AFTER A FIRE, THE BUILDING WAS RENOVATED AND COMPLETELY TAKEN OVER BY THE EATON'S STORE, WHICH OPERATED IN THAT LOCATION UNDER PERIODIC RENOVATIONS FROM 1929 UNTIL THE OPENING OF THE PARK PLACE MALL IN 1988, IN WHICH EATON'S WAS AN ANCHOR RETAILER. IN 1989 A PORTION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE ART COLLECTION WAS TEMPORARILY PUT ON DISPLAY IN THE VACANT EATON'S BUILDING, AND PROPOSALS WERE MADE TO MAKE THE INSTALLATION PERMANENT, BUT EVENTUALLY THE PROPERTY WAS SOLD AND DEMOLISHED TO MAKE WAY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A BANK OF MONTREAL BRANCH. IN 1999 THE EATON'S STORE IN PARK PLACE MALL CLOSED JUST PRIOR TO THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE BANKRUPTCY OF THE LARGER T. EATON COMPANY LIMITED. SEE PERMANENT FILE P19930072001 FOR HARDCOPIES OF SOURCE MATERIAL.
Catalogue Number
P19990061025
Acquisition Date
1999-10
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Other Name
SET (2) CLOTHES HOOKS
Date Range From
1980
Date Range To
1999
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL
Catalogue Number
P19990061020
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
SET (2) CLOTHES HOOKS
Date Range From
1980
Date Range To
1999
Materials
STEEL
No. Pieces
2
Height
0.3
Length
33.6
Width
3.9
Description
TWO, IDENTICAL, SILVER, METAL HOOKS. EACH HOOK IS A SINGLE ROD OF METAL, BENT INTO A HOOK SHAPE (LIKE A "C") AT EACH END. EACH END IS BENT IN AN OPPOSITE DIRECTION SO THAT THE ENTIRE PIECE FORMS A SORT OF ELONGATED "S" SHAPE. EACH HOOK HAS A SMALL CIRCLE ON ONE END, WHERE IT LOOKS AS IF IT HAS BEEN BROKEN OFF. HAVE NO OTHER IDENTIFYING MARKS.
Subjects
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACT
Historical Association
RETAIL TRADE
History
USED BY EATON'S FOR DISPLAYING MERCHANDISE. MUSEUM OBTAINED ITEMS FROM LETHBRIDGE EATON'S STORE IN 1999. DUE TO COMPANY BANKRUPTCY, EATON'S STORES ACROSS CANADA WERE CLOSED, INCLUDING THE LETHBRIDGE LOCATION IN PARK PLACE MALL. *UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS, INCLUDING THOSE ASSOCIATED WITH THE T. EATON COMPANY STORES IN LETHBRIDGE. THE FOLLOWING BRIEF HISTORY OF LETHBRIDGE'S EATON'S STORE WAS DEVELOPED WITH INFORMATION FROM GALT ARCHIVES AND LETHBRIDGE HERALD ARTICLES FROM THE FALL OF 1988. THE T. EATON COMPANY WAS FOUNDED IN TORONTO IN 1869 BY TIMOTHY EATON. THE FIRST LETHBRIDGE EATON'S 'TECO' STORE WAS OPENED IN 1927 IN THE BASEMENT OF THE DOMINION BLOCK ON THE CORNER OF 4 AVENUE AND SIXTH STREET SOUTH. AFTER A FIRE, THE BUILDING WAS RENOVATED AND COMPLETELY TAKEN OVER BY THE EATON'S STORE, WHICH OPERATED IN THAT LOCATION UNDER PERIODIC RENOVATIONS FROM 1929 UNTIL THE OPENING OF THE PARK PLACE MALL IN 1988, IN WHICH EATON'S WAS AN ANCHOR RETAILER. IN 1989 A PORTION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE ART COLLECTION WAS TEMPORARILY PUT ON DISPLAY IN THE VACANT EATON'S BUILDING, AND PROPOSALS WERE MADE TO MAKE THE INSTALLATION PERMANENT, BUT EVENTUALLY THE PROPERTY WAS SOLD AND DEMOLISHED TO MAKE WAY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A BANK OF MONTREAL BRANCH. IN 1999 THE EATON'S STORE IN PARK PLACE MALL CLOSED JUST PRIOR TO THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE BANKRUPTCY OF THE LARGER T. EATON COMPANY LIMITED. SEE PERMANENT FILE P19930072001 FOR HARDCOPIES OF SOURCE MATERIAL.
Catalogue Number
P19990061020
Acquisition Date
1999-10
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Other Name
HAMMERSTONE
Date Range From
1700
Date Range To
1900
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STONE
Catalogue Number
P19990035008
  1 image  
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
HAMMERSTONE
Date Range From
1700
Date Range To
1900
Materials
STONE
No. Pieces
1
Height
3.0
Length
7.6
Width
6.7
Description
GREY STONE. HAS TWO VERY DISTINCT GROOVES AROUND IT, EACH ABOUT 1.1 CM WIDE. HAS A BLUE PLASTIC TAG STUCK ON IT THAT IS EMBOSSED WITH "1987.467".
Subjects
INDIGENOUS
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACT
Historical Association
ARCHAEOLOGY
History
FIRST NATIONS CULTURE. SEE P19990035001-GA
Catalogue Number
P19990035008
Acquisition Date
2000-06
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail