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Date Range From
1989
Date Range To
1999
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
VINYL, PLASTIC, FABRIC (SATIN, VELVET), METAL
Catalogue Number
P19990024000
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1989
Date Range To
1999
Materials
VINYL, PLASTIC, FABRIC (SATIN, VELVET), METAL
No. Pieces
2
Height
1.5
Diameter
8.5
Description
1) CASE: CIRCULAR (28.5 CM) BUT FLAT AT THE HINGED EDGE. THE HARD VINYL CASE IS WHITE WITH GOLD FLECKS. ON THE TOP OF THE CASE IS AN IMPRINTED GOLD CREST. INSIDE OF THE LID IS WHITE SATIN WITH WHITE SMALL RECTANGLES. PRINTED ON THE SATIN IN GOLD IS THE CREST AND A DIAGONAL BLUE LINE (1.1 CM), ON WHICH IS WRITTEN IN SCRIPT "THE ROYALTY OF HEARING". PRINTED BELOW IS THE WORD "ZENITH". THE WHITE SATIN COVERS THE HINGES. ON THE BOTTOM OF THE CASE IS BLUE VELVET ON WHICH THE HEARING AID RESTS. 2) HEARING AID: THE PLASTIC BATTERY COMPARTMENT IS SLIGHTLY CURVED (6.5 X 1.5 CM). NEAR THE ROUNDED BASE ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE BATTERY COMPARTMENT IS THE VOLUME CONTROL DIAL. PRINTED ON THE BATTERY COMPARTMENT IS "ZENITH DIPLOMA" AND "1605233". ATTACHED TO THE NARROW END OF THE BATTERY COMPARTMENT IS THE EAR HOOK (3,0 CM IN LENGTH). AT THE END OF THE EAR HOOK IS THE ROUND MICROPHONE/AMPLIFIER (1.5 CM DIAMETER), WHICH FITS INTO THE EAR. IT IS CLEAR PLASTIC OUTSIDE AND GOLD IN COLOR ON THE OTHER SIDE. THERE IS A RED RING AROUND THE RAISED OPENING, WHICH ALLOWS THE SOUND TO ENTER THE EAR. STAMPED INTO THE GOLD AREA IS "610" AND "L - 1".
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
MR. TOM BREWER WAS IN THE HEARING AID BUSINESS IN 1958. IN 1962, HE HAD A HEARING AID BUSINESS IN REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN, BEFORE COMING TO ALBERTA .MR. BREWER CAME TO ALBERTA TO OPEN "LETHBRIDGE HEARING AID CENTRE" (1970 - 1985), WHICH WAS LOCATED IN THE OLD CANADA TRUST BUILDING. MR. BREWER HAD A COMPANION HEARING AID BUSINESS IN MEDICINE HAT, ALBERTA, IN THE LATE 1970'S. THIS HEARING AID, PURCHASED AS A SALE ITEM FOR HIS BUSINESS IN THE 1950'S, WOULD HAVE BEEN OBSOLETE BY 1960. IN 1960, THIS HEARING AID WOULD HAVE BEEN SOLD FOR APPROXIMATELY $350.00 (THREE HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOLLAARS). MR. BREWER DID NOT INTENTIONALLY KEEP THIS HEARING AID.
Catalogue Number
P19990024000
Acquisition Date
1999-10
Collection
Museum
Images
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Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1970
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL, PLASTIC, RUBBER
Catalogue Number
P19970041151
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1970
Materials
STEEL, PLASTIC, RUBBER
No. Pieces
8
Height
3.2
Length
13.5
Width
8.9
Description
.1) CASE. ABOVE DIMENSIONS. RECTANGULAR BLACK CRUSHED VELVET CASE WITH SPRING LOADED HINGED LID. "SONY" LABEL IS ON BOTTOM RIGHT CORNER OF LID. INSIDE LID IS WHITE NYLON COVERING WHICH READS "SONY TRANSIEAR TE-8". BOTTOM OF CASE HAS RED CRUSHED VELVET FRAME FOR AID AND OTHER PIECES. .2) HEARING AID. BROWN CRESCENT SHAPED PLASTIC DEVICE WITH RUBBER TUBE AND MOLDED EAR PIECE ATTACHED TO IT. "SONY JAPAN" IS RAISED ON SIDE OF DEVICE AND "TE-234" IS STAMPED IN BLACK INK ON INSIDE EDGE. .3) TUBE. 4.0CM X 0.3CM MILKY RUBBER TUBE. .4) TUBE. 3.2CM X 0.3CM MILKY RUBBER TUBE. .5) PLUG. 1.1CM X 0.9CM BROWN RUBBER PLUG SHAPED LIKE A MUSHROOM. .6) PLUG. 1.5CM X 0.9CM BROWN RUBBER PLUG, HOUR GLASS SHAPE. .7) PLUG. IDENTICAL TO .6. .8) PLUG. IDENTICAL TO .6, EXCEPT NARROWER AROUND MIDDLE.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
HEARING AID BELONGED TO DONOR'S MOTHER, LOIS NAKAYAMA, WHO BEGAN TO LOSE HER HEARING ABOUT MID-LIFE. LOIS NAKAYAMA (NEE MASUI YAO) WAS A FROM JAPAN AND A MISSIONARY TO THE JAPANESE COMMUNITY IN VANCOUVER IN THE 1920'S. SHE MET AND MARRIED G.G. NAKAYAMA IN 1926. REV. NAKAYAMA, AND HIS FAMILY MOVED TO COALDALE IN 1945 AFTER BEING RELOCATED FROM VANCOUVER IN 1942 TO SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. AT COALDALE HE 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.
Catalogue Number
P19970041151
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL, PLASTIC, PAPER
Catalogue Number
P19970041152
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
STEEL, PLASTIC, PAPER
No. Pieces
8
Height
2.6
Length
7.8
Width
9.8
Description
.1) CASE. ABOVE DIMENSIONS. RECTANGULAR CARDBOARD BOX WITH SILVER BOTTOM AND DARK BLUE LID. LID HAS SHIELD LOGO WITH CROWN ON TOP AND "Z" AT CENTRE IN SILVER COLOR. .2) HEARING AID. 6.6CM X 4.5CM X 1.7CM RECTANGULAR STAINLESS STEEL POWER UNIT WITH "ZENITH '50-X'" AND "THE ROYALTY OF HEARING" INSCRIBED ON FRONT. POWER UNIT HAS 46.0CM LONG WIRE WITH MOLDED PLASTIC EAR PLUG ATTACHED AT END. .4) BATTERY. 2.8CM (L) X 1.2CM (D) BLUE CYLINDRICAL BATTERY WITH "EVEREADY MERCURY BATTERY" ON LABEL.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
HEARING AID BELONGED TO DONOR'S MOTHER, LOIS NAKAYAMA, WHO BEGAN TO LOSE HER HEARING ABOUT MID-LIFE. LOIS NAKAYAMA (NEE MASUI YAO) WAS FROM JAPAN AND A MISSIONARY TO THE JAPANESE COMMUNITY IN VANCOUVER IN THE 1920'S. SHE MET AND MARRIED G.G. NAKAYAMA IN 1926. REV. NAKAYAMA, AND HIS FAMILY MOVED TO COALDALE IN 1945 AFTER BEING RELOCATED FROM VANCOUVER IN 1942 TO SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. AT COALDALE HE 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.
Catalogue Number
P19970041152
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
BAKELITE, METAL, PAPER, CARDBOARD
Catalogue Number
P19890043038
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
BAKELITE, METAL, PAPER, CARDBOARD
No. Pieces
13
Height
9.2
Length
18.2
Width
11.2
Description
ACOUSTICON MODEL 12 HEARING AID INCLUDES BOX WITH AMPLIFIER MECHANISM, & CORDS TO BATTERY PACK, 2 BATTERIES ("HEARING INSTRUMENT BATTERY NO.109 MADE FOR T. EATON CO."), CORD TO EAR DEVICE, ENVELOPE CONTAINING BANDEAU, & DEVICE WHICH PLUGS INTO BATTERY. BOX IS COMPARTMENTALIZED. "MADE IN U.S.A. DICTOGRAPH PRODUCTS"
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
HEALTH SERVICES
History
COLLECTED BY DONOR AS PROPRIETER OF MCCREADY-BAINES DRUG STORE. PURCHASED BUSINESS FROM FATHER IN 1963 WITH PARTNER BAINES. BUSINESS ESTABLISHED IN 1909 AT 614 3 AVE SOUTH IN ACADIA BLOCK. MOVED TO SHERLOCK BLOCK AFTER FIRE IN 1918. MOVED BACK TO ACADIA BLOCK IN 1952. DONOR JOINED BUSINESS AFTER W.W.II OPERATING A SUCCESSFUL CAMERA DEPT. UNTIL 1970 WHEN DONOR SOLD TO BAINES. THE DONOR BEGAN DISPLAYING TRADE-IN CAMERAS FOR WHOOP-UP DAYS IN STORE WINDOW. SOON PEOPLE WERE BRINGING CAMERAS TO ADD TO THE DISPLAY. THIS COLLECTION IS COMPRISED OF THOSE CAMERAS. THE PHARMACY CLOSED IN 1981. FOR MORE INFORMATION, INCLUDING THOMAS HERBERT MCCREADY'S 1993 OBITUARY, A 1990 LETHBRIDGE HERALD ARTICLE ON MCCREADY'S CAMERA COLLECTION AND A 2013 INTERVIEW WITH MCREADY'S WIDOW LORENE MCCREADY, PLEASE SEE P19890043001 AND THIS DONATION'S PERMANENT FILE. *NOTE* 12 PIECES COUNTED SUMMER 2004.
Catalogue Number
P19890043038
Acquisition Date
1989-11
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
DOLL APRON
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970007034
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
DOLL APRON
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Length
34.6
Width
49.1
Description
GREEN AND WHITE CHECKERED BIB APRON WITH RUFFLED NECK STRAP THAT NO LONGER HAS A FASTENER. HAS SOLID GREEN WAISTBAND AND STRIP ACROSS TOP OF BIB ALONG CHEST. APRON IS WIDE ENOUGH TO WRAP AROUND BODY OF DOLL, BUT NO LONGER FASTENS IN THE BACK. NO VISIBLE DAMAGE, BUT FABRIC IS VERY WRINKLED.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
LEISURE
History
ITEM BELONGED TO DONOR AND HER SISTER DURING THE LATE 1930'S AND 1940'S, AND WERE USED AS DOLL CLOTHING. ACCORDING TO DONOR, SOME OF THE CLOTHES WERE MADE BY HER MOTHER MARY WAGNESS, BUT OTHER PIECES WERE PURCHASED FOR DOLLS LIKE THE DONOR'S SISTER'S EATONS BEAUTY DOLL. DONOR COULD NOT CONFIRM IF THIS PIECE MAY HAVE BELONGED TO IT. FOR MORE HISTORY SEE P19970007001-GA.
*UPDATE* IN 2018, COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT ELISE PUNDYK CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF THE BOXED TEXTILE COLLECTION. ON 8 MARCH 2018, PUNDYK INTERVIEWED SISTERS SHIRLEY TUCKER AND JEAN SCMITT ABOUT THE ARTIFACTS DONATED BY TUCKER. PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR COMPLETE INTERVIEW.
Catalogue Number
P19970007034
Acquisition Date
1997-02
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
MINIATURE; PURSE
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1970
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
BRASS, ENAMEL
Catalogue Number
P20000062001
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
MINIATURE; PURSE
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1970
Materials
BRASS, ENAMEL
No. Pieces
1
Height
1.9
Length
6.9
Width
3.9
Description
SMALL, SQUARE SHAPED BRASS ASHTRAY. THERE IS A HANDLE ON ONE SIDE. HAS A LID THAT OPENS ON HINGES, ON SAME SIDE AS HANDLE, AND HAS A CLASP TO KEEP IT SHUT ON TOP OF LID IS AN OVAL SHAPED, ENAMEL DECORATION. BACKGROUND COLOR IS A PEARLESCENT WHITE, WITH SMALL WAVY LINES ETCHED INTO IT. IN CENTRE OF OVAL IS A PINK ROSE WITH THREE LEAVES ON FOUR SIDES OF IT. INSIDE OF ASHTRAY IS DIRT.
Subjects
HOUSEHOLD ACCESSORY
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
DONOR'S DAUGHTER (BARBARA) BROUGHT ITEMS TO MUSEUM AFTER CLEANING OUT MOTHER'S HOME WHO WAS MOVING. DOROTHY WAS BORN IN LETHBRIDGE. SHE BEGAN SMOKING IN HER 20S (SHE WAS 86 AT TIME OF DONATION), AND SHE QUIT WHEN ORDERED BY HER DOCTOR IN 70S. DOROTHY'S PARENTS BOTH SMOKED AND NEVER STOPPED THEIR CHILDREN FROM SMOKING. DONOR MOVED IN 30S ACROSS CANADA AND U.S. BUT RETURNED TO LETHBRIDGE IN 1975, STILL A SMOKER. SEE PAST DONATIONS. DONOR'S FATHER, RALPH MAYNARD, CAME FROM ENGLAND CIRCA 1902. *UPDATE* IN 2018, COLLECTIONS INTERN KIRSTAN SCHAMUHN CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF PERSONAL ARTIFACTS. SCHAMUHN SPOKE WITH DOROTHY RICHARDS’S DAUGHTER, JUDITH MCILWRAITH, REGARDING HER MOTHER’S PRIOR DONATIONS. NO FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THIS OBJECT WAS DETERMINED UPON CONTACTING NEXT-OF-KIN. PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE P20000062001 FOR MORE INFORMATION INCLUDING ARTICLES REGARDING THE FAMILY HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P20000062001
Acquisition Date
2000-12
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
TRAPPER NELSON BACKPACK
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1970
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, STEEL , BRASS, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19940052000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
TRAPPER NELSON BACKPACK
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1970
Materials
WOOD, STEEL , BRASS, COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
30
Length
69
Width
44
Description
LIGHT GREEN CANVAS BAG WITH WOODEN FRAME FOR SUPPORT. WOOD FRAME IS MADE UP OF TWO VERTICAL WOOD STRUTS FASTENED TO TWO CURVED CROSS PIECES AT TOP AND BOTTOM. BROWN CANVAS JACKET WITH BRASS EYELETS AND NYLON CORD COVERS FRAME. CANVAS STRAP ACROSS TOP OF JACKET IS TORN. A LENGTH OF WHITE CANVAS WEBBING IS WRAPPED AND BOLTED TO TOP SUPPORT STRUT OF FRAME AND EACH END IS RIVETED AGAIN TO A NARROWER LENGTH OF CANVAS WHICH IS RIVETED TO BOTTOM OF WOOD FRAME TO FORM CARRYING STRAPS. ALONG EACH SIDE OF FRAME ARE FOUR LOOP SCREWS. GREEN CANVAS BAG HAS 6CM WIDE PLACKET WITH FOUR BRASS EYELETS WHICH FIT OVER LOOP SCREWS ON FRAME. A WHITE NYLON CORD IS THREADED THROUGH LOOP SCREWS TO HOLD BAG TO FRAME. CANVAS BAG HAS SECOND POCKET SEWN TO ITS FRONT WITH STEEL BUCKLES SEWN BENATH. COVER OF BAG HAS TWO LEATHER STRAPS WITH WHICH TO CLOSE BAG. ON INSIDE OF COVER FLAP IS COTTON LABEL WHICH READS "PIONEER BRAND REG'D TRAPPER NELSON INDIAN PACK BOARD NO.3 PATENT NO. 244902" AND "SOLE MANUFACTURERS JONES TENT & AWNING LTD. VANCOUVER B.C.". THE NUMBER "173" IS STAMPED IN BLACK INK ON RIGHT SIDE OF LABEL. OUTER POCKET FLAP IS CLOSED WITH SINGLE SNAP BUTTON AND HAS TWO STEEL RINGS HELD IN CANVAS LOOPS AT SIDES. COVER FLAP OF OUTER POCKET HAS DARK GREEN COTTON EDGING. OUTER POCKET HAS HOLE TORN IN BOTTOM RIGHT CORNER. FABRIC IS FADING AND WORN AND HAS A NUMBER OF SMALL STAINS. STEEL PARTS HAVE SLIGHT AMOUNTS OF CORROSION.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
LEISURE
History
BACKPACK WAS PURCHASED BY OWNER IN A TRADING STORE. HAS BEEN IN HIS POSSESSION FOR THE PREVIOUS 20 YEARS.
Catalogue Number
P19940052000
Acquisition Date
1994-10
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1970
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
LEATHER
Catalogue Number
P19970041131
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1970
Materials
LEATHER
No. Pieces
1
Height
6.4
Diameter
18.2
Description
DARK BROWN LEATHER BAG HAS CIRCULAR BASE WITH FOLDS THAT GATHER AT TOP. INSIDE BAG IS ORANGE CARDBOARD FRAME. TOP EDGE OF BAG IS CLOSED WITH BROWN COTTON CORD. END OF CORD HAS LEATHER TASSEL.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
BAG BELONGED TO DONOR'S MOTHER, LOIS NAKAYAMA, WHILE AT COALDALE. NAKAYAMA AND HIS FAMILY MOVED TO COALDALE IN 1945 AFTER BEING RELOCATED FROM VANCOUVER IN 1942 TO SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. AT COALDALE HE 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.
Catalogue Number
P19970041131
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
SHOPPING BAG
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
SATIN, CHAIN MESH, SILK
Catalogue Number
P19710117000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
SHOPPING BAG
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
SATIN, CHAIN MESH, SILK
No. Pieces
1
Length
28.0
Width
20.9
Description
SILK DRAWSTRING, SILVER METALLIC THREAD WOVEN INTO BLUE BROCADE WITH A CHAIN MESH INTERIOR, AND TASSEL AT BOTTOM. LINING IS NAVY SATIN. TOP BORDER OF MESH OUTER LINING IS TAPERED INTO POINTS; AT THE END OF EACH IS A SMALL METAL BEAD.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
*UPDATE* IN 2016 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING A MUFF DONATED BY F.M. ROSE. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION WAS COMPILED USING ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. FREDERICK MALCOLM ROSE WAS BORN IN BATTLEFORD, SK IN 1892 AND MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE WITH HIS FAMILY IN THE SPRING OF 1900. HE WAS EDUCATED IN LETHBRIDGE AND STUDIED LAW UNDER CHARLES F. HARRIS OF LETHBRIDGE. FREDERICK WAS ADMITTED TO THE ALBERTA BAR ASSOCIATION IN 1922. HE WAS MARRIED TO BESSIE ROSE (NEE HAZELL) IN MARCH 1921. FREDERICK PASSED AWAY IN SEPTEMBER 1953. BESSIE ROSE (NEE HAZELL) WAS BORN IN TORONTO, ON AND COMPLETED HER FORMAL EDUCATION IN NEW WESTMINSTER, BC. IN AUGUST 1914, BESSIE MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE AND WAS MARRIED TO FREDERICK ROSE IN MARCH 1921. IN 1974, BESSIE MOVED TO CALGARY WHERE SHE RESIDED UNTIL HER DEATH. SHE PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 85 ON JULY 1, 1978. SEE PERMANENT FILE (P19710113000) FOR COPIES OF THE ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. *UPDATE* IN 2018, COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT ELISE PUNDYK CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF BOXED TEXTILES AND ACCESSORIES INCLUDING A CARD CASE AND A SHOPPING BAG DONATED BY BESSIE ROSE. ATTEMPTS MADE TO CONTACT NEXT-OF-KIN WERE UNSUCCESSFUL.
Catalogue Number
P19710117000
Acquisition Date
1971-03
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
HANDBAG
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON, SILK, RUBBER
Catalogue Number
P19739438000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
HANDBAG
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
COTTON, SILK, RUBBER
No. Pieces
1
Length
29.2
Width
17.2
Description
GREEN CROCHETED BAG WITH PINK RIBBON DRAWSTRING AND MAROON SILK LINING. LINING FORMS RUFFLE ON TOP. SOME SMALL STAINS ON LINING.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
POSSIBLY HANDMADE
Catalogue Number
P19739438000
Acquisition Date
1973-07
Collection
Museum
Images
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