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Material
CERAMIC;
Description
A round ceramic blue and white plate. Surrounding the rim are the 12 months for the year 1930. At the top of the plate is '1930' and at the bottom is 'COMPLIMENTS OF EBY HARDWARE, SMITHERS, B.C. On each side of the plate is a swastika. In the center of the plate is an ocean scene of a ship on the o…
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Title
Eby's Hardware Plate
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A round ceramic blue and white plate. Surrounding the rim are the 12 months for the year 1930. At the top of the plate is '1930' and at the bottom is 'COMPLIMENTS OF EBY HARDWARE, SMITHERS, B.C. On each side of the plate is a swastika. In the center of the plate is an ocean scene of a ship on the ocean with the sun on the horizon. One area of this plate has been glued together because it was broken. The back of the plate has a bowl w/floral arrangement inside it. On the bowl is 'WOODS WARE' IN white. On the outsides of the bowl are 'ENOCH 1784' & 'RALPH 1750' in blue. Below the bowl is 'WOOD&SONS ENGLAND' is also in blue.
History Of Use
This calendar plate came from Eby's Hardware Store in Smithers in 1930. There are two swastika symbols on either sides of the plate. The swastika in ancient times was a symbol for good luck.
Material
CERAMIC;
Diameter
22.6
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.26.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
CERAMIC;
Description
A round ceramic blue and white plate. Surrounding the rim are the twelve months of the year 1930. At the top of the plate is '1930' and at the bottom is 'COMPLIMENTS OF EBY HARDWARE, SMITHERS, B.C.' in faded gold colored print. On each side of the plate is a swastika. The swastika is an ancient sym…
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Title
Eby's Hardware Plate
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A round ceramic blue and white plate. Surrounding the rim are the twelve months of the year 1930. At the top of the plate is '1930' and at the bottom is 'COMPLIMENTS OF EBY HARDWARE, SMITHERS, B.C.' in faded gold colored print. On each side of the plate is a swastika. The swastika is an ancient symbol for good luck. In the center of the plate is an ocean scenery. The scenery includes a ship sailing over large waves and the sun gleaming radiantly in the background. Flying along side the ship is two birds. The back of the plate has a stamp of a bowl w/a floral arrangement in it. On the bowl is 'WOODS WARE' in white. On the outsides of the bowl are 'ENOCH 1784' & 'RALPH 1750' in blue. Below the bowl is 'WOOD & SONS ENGLAND' is also in blue.
History Of Use
This item dates back to 1930. It was compliments of Eby's Hardware from 1930, and was donated by Vina Eby.
Material
CERAMIC;
Diameter
Top: 22.6
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.26.5
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
CERAMIC;
Description
A white ceramic bowl with gold gilding around the rim and two shades of pink roses around the inside. Under the roses in gold lettering is 'COMPLIMENTS OF FRED WATSON'. Around the roses is a circle of small ridges in the base of the bowl. On the bottom of the bowl is a logo with the Statue of Liber…
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A white ceramic bowl with gold gilding around the rim and two shades of pink roses around the inside. Under the roses in gold lettering is 'COMPLIMENTS OF FRED WATSON'. Around the roses is a circle of small ridges in the base of the bowl. On the bottom of the bowl is a logo with the Statue of Liberty in the middle and "COLUMBIA CHINAWARE" written around the outside.
Material
CERAMIC;
Height
4.9
Diameter
Top: 32.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.79.5
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
CERAMIC;
Description
A brown rectangular dish with flared sides and a lip edge. The dish is shades of beige to brown in a 'blotchy' pattern.
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Other Names
Serving Plate
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A brown rectangular dish with flared sides and a lip edge. The dish is shades of beige to brown in a 'blotchy' pattern.
History Of Use
No known history on the donor. Previous card stated 'Handmade brown & off white blotchy glazed ceramic. Canadian Series? - 100 years old. Came from Eastern Canada, used as a maple syrup container.'
Material
CERAMIC;
Height
4.7
Width
19.5
Length
23.5
Depth
4
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1979.0.10
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
CERAMIC;
Description
An oval blue & white ceramic plate. The rim of the plate is decorated in a blue fish scale pattern. The interior base is decorated in a oriental manner of trees, houses, pagodas and flying birds. On the back of the plate is 'MADE IN JAPAN' in blue.
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Other Names
Serving Plate
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
An oval blue & white ceramic plate. The rim of the plate is decorated in a blue fish scale pattern. The interior base is decorated in a oriental manner of trees, houses, pagodas and flying birds. On the back of the plate is 'MADE IN JAPAN' in blue.
Material
CERAMIC;
Height
3
Width
22.5
Length
31
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1979.23.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
CERAMIC;
Description
A small, round, cream ceramic plate. The plate features a black border around it. One area of the plate has 'HEGGIE'S' also in black. The back of the plate has '2, MADE BY MEDALTA, 54, CANADA VITRIFIED' in light green ink.
Title
Heggie's Plate
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A small, round, cream ceramic plate. The plate features a black border around it. One area of the plate has 'HEGGIE'S' also in black. The back of the plate has '2, MADE BY MEDALTA, 54, CANADA VITRIFIED' in light green ink.
Material
CERAMIC;
Diameter
15.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1981.65.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
CERAMIC;
Description
A cream colored, octagonal ceramic plate. This plate consists of four long sides and four short sides. Surrounding the rim of the plate is a gold gilding. The center of the plate features the Canadian Coat of Arms. The back of the plate has 'ROYAL WINTON, GR (?)MWADES, ENGLAND' in blue and below th…
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A cream colored, octagonal ceramic plate. This plate consists of four long sides and four short sides. Surrounding the rim of the plate is a gold gilding. The center of the plate features the Canadian Coat of Arms. The back of the plate has 'ROYAL WINTON, GR (?)MWADES, ENGLAND' in blue and below that is another 'ENGLAND' but it is black. Also on the back in gold colored numbers is 487(?)'. The last digit is indecipherable.
Material
CERAMIC;
Diameter
15.6
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1983.26.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
CERAMIC;
Description
A white octagonal ceramic plate. This plate consists of four straight sides and four slightly arched sides. Near the edge of the plate on one side is a small picture of a bulldog sitting upon a British flag that drapes over some rocks. The background has planes flying in the sky. Above the picture …
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A white octagonal ceramic plate. This plate consists of four straight sides and four slightly arched sides. Near the edge of the plate on one side is a small picture of a bulldog sitting upon a British flag that drapes over some rocks. The background has planes flying in the sky. Above the picture of the dog is 'BRITAIN'S CHALLENGE' and below it is 'COME ON !!' both in brown print. The back of the plate has a crown sitting upon a ribbon. Inside the ribbon is 'DELPHINE'. Below the ribbon is 'CHINA' in a rectangular frame. Under this frame is 'MADE IN ENGLAND'. This entire mark is in black.
Material
CERAMIC;
Width
16.3
Length
16.3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1983.27.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
CERAMIC;
Description
A white ceramic bowl with blue floral design. The rim flares out at an angle. On the border of the rim is embossed scrolls alternating with fish tail design. On the back is the manufacturers mark. The mark is smudged and has 'ROSE TRADE MARK, W.H. (?)(?)(?)(?),ENGLAND' in a circular frame. Inside t…
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A white ceramic bowl with blue floral design. The rim flares out at an angle. On the border of the rim is embossed scrolls alternating with fish tail design. On the back is the manufacturers mark. The mark is smudged and has 'ROSE TRADE MARK, W.H. (?)(?)(?)(?),ENGLAND' in a circular frame. Inside this frame is a globe with a mythical creature on top of it. Above the circular frame is '1' and below it is 'NO 213117'. Under this number is a'B'. A short distance from the manufacturers mark is an '8'.
Material
CERAMIC;
Height
4.5
Diameter
25.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.57.7
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
CERAMIC;
Description
A white and green oval ceramic platter. The interior is shallow and has a flared rim. The rim is decorated in a green shamrock and floral design. Around the edge of the rim are stylized three leaf clovers. On the back of the platter is a crown with 'KIMBERLEY' over it and a mark that looks like a p…
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A white and green oval ceramic platter. The interior is shallow and has a flared rim. The rim is decorated in a green shamrock and floral design. Around the edge of the rim are stylized three leaf clovers. On the back of the platter is a crown with 'KIMBERLEY' over it and a mark that looks like a pretzel, is below it. Under this is 'TRADE MARK, BOOTE, MADE IN ENGLAND'. There is also a '14' embossed on the bottom.
Material
CERAMIC;
Height
3.5
Width
33.5
Length
42
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.57.23 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
CERAMIC;
Description
A white ceramic platter. The interior is shallow and has a wide flaring scalloped rim. The border shows some remains of gilding. Following the same pattern as the border is an embossed line. A vine and rope design also follows the same pattern as located in four places that are evenly spaced around…
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A white ceramic platter. The interior is shallow and has a wide flaring scalloped rim. The border shows some remains of gilding. Following the same pattern as the border is an embossed line. A vine and rope design also follows the same pattern as located in four places that are evenly spaced around the rim. On the bottom of the platter is a manufacturers mark. The mark is green with 'THE REGAL' and 'ENGLAND, W.H. GRINDLEY & CO.' Which is surrounded by a leaf and rose design. Above the mark is 'ROSEMARY' in light green. Embossed on the bottom is '57'. In another place is 'TH' in orange ink. A small gold colored marking is also on the bottom.
History Of Use
This was the first dinner set owned by the McInnes Family of Pioneer Ranch, North Bulkley
Material
CERAMIC;
Height
4
Width
36
Length
46.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.57.23 b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
ANIMAL-UNKNOWN; WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE);
Description
Large birch bark basket. The bottom is square with flaring sides and round top. There is a triangle design scratched into the bark. There is light coloured strips used to sew the sides together.
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Other Names
Birch bark basket
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Large birch bark basket. The bottom is square with flaring sides and round top. There is a triangle design scratched into the bark. There is light coloured strips used to sew the sides together.
History Of Use
The Athabaskan and Interior Salish used birch bark to make a variety of storage baskets. These were cut into patterns, folded into shape, sewn with strips of willow, rimmed with a wooden hoop sewn on with willow strips or quills and decorated with etched designs. This craft is still carried on by a number of Interior bands, especially the Burns Lake and Hazelton areas.
Material
ANIMAL-UNKNOWN; WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE);
Height
33
Depth
32
Diameter
Top: 39 Base: 22
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1992.10.10
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-TIN;
Description
Large gray tin mug with handle.On one side are splotches of yellow paint. Embossed on one side is "C.N.R."
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Large gray tin mug with handle.On one side are splotches of yellow paint. Embossed on one side is "C.N.R."
History Of Use
Salvaged at CN by donor, who worked at CN.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-TIN;
Height
7.8
Diameter
Top: 10.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1993.13.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
Large birch bark basket. Round opening with a squarish bottom. The bottom is formed by folding and then stitching with light brown spruce roots. The stiching pattern (present on opposite sides is in an upside down why shape. There appears to be one repair stitch near the top of the basket on one si…
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Large birch bark basket. Round opening with a squarish bottom. The bottom is formed by folding and then stitching with light brown spruce roots. The stiching pattern (present on opposite sides is in an upside down why shape. There appears to be one repair stitch near the top of the basket on one side. Spruce root stiching along the top rim. Brown predominently but with lines of black framing this stitching. No pattern on the outside of the basket but several marks as if it has come into contact with something. The walls of the basket are hard and sturdy.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Height
26
Diameter
29
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Diameter is 27cm by 29cm as the basket's opening is slightly oval shaped.
Accession No.
2016.5.6
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-ALUMINUM;
Description
One of two aluminum shakers with screw on lids. They stand 7cm tall. Tops are cylinder shaped and flare out at the middle, then taper in again at the bottom. They are silver in color. Holes on both are in a star pattern although this shaker has smaller holes than 1991.206.1 a. This could mean it wa…
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
One of two aluminum shakers with screw on lids. They stand 7cm tall. Tops are cylinder shaped and flare out at the middle, then taper in again at the bottom. They are silver in color. Holes on both are in a star pattern although this shaker has smaller holes than 1991.206.1 a. This could mean it was designed to hold salt rather than pepper.They are heavier than they look.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-ALUMINUM;
Height
7
Diameter
Outside: 17
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1991.206.2 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
CARDBOARD; UNKNOWN
GLASS;
Description
a) A small, upright bottle with squared sides, made of thick clear glass. The sides have slightly rounded edges, and there are two, fine seams opposite each other. Near the top, the body rounds, then narrows slightly and joins a thick, wide lip. Around the inside of the lip is a narrow ledge, sli…
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
a) A small, upright bottle with squared sides, made of thick clear glass. The sides have slightly rounded edges, and there are two, fine seams opposite each other. Near the top, the body rounds, then narrows slightly and joins a thick, wide lip. Around the inside of the lip is a narrow ledge, slightly recessed from the top. This is designed to hold the cardboard cap. The bottom of the bottle has press marks. It holds one pint. b) The small, round cardboard cap is blue and white. It has a small, rounded pull-up tab near the center that is reinforced at the bottom of the tab with a single staple.
History Of Use
Glass milk bottle with paper pull-tab lid. Presumably bottles such as this one would have been used in the Telkwa Creamery which operated from 1939-1969.
Material
CARDBOARD; UNKNOWN
GLASS;
Inscriptions
a) The bottom of the bottle says "L 6 4". b) The blue top half of the cap reads 'PASTEURIZED MILK' in white print. The white bottom half reads 'BULKLEY DAIRY', 'SMITHERS, B.C.', 'KEEP IN A COOL PLACE' AND '.34% B. F. OR OVER. diam. 4.2 cm.
Height
15.1
Width
5.7
Depth
5.7
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1983.23.12 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
Three cotton tea napkins. White with blue crocheted borders, and a blue teacup with pink, green and yellow detailing in one corner of each napkin.
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Three cotton tea napkins. White with blue crocheted borders, and a blue teacup with pink, green and yellow detailing in one corner of each napkin.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Width
25
Length
25
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Image Details
Images of parts b and c also available
Accession No.
1990.201.1 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-ALUMINUM
Description
Set of 4 measuring spoons linked together with a ring. 1/4 teaspoon, 1/2 teaspoon, 1 teaspoon, 1 tablespoon.
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Set of 4 measuring spoons linked together with a ring. 1/4 teaspoon, 1/2 teaspoon, 1 teaspoon, 1 tablespoon.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-ALUMINUM
Accession No.
2003.56.4 a-d
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-SATIN; FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
This item is a miniature pot holder, gold and blue in color. Looks like a bird, has a red eye and trimmed with blue stiching. Also looks like a finger puppet.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
This item is a miniature pot holder, gold and blue in color. Looks like a bird, has a red eye and trimmed with blue stiching. Also looks like a finger puppet.
History Of Use
No information can be found regarding this piece that was found in storage without a catalogue number or donor name. It has been assigned a 1997 accession No.
Material
FABRIC-SATIN; FABRIC-COTTON;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1997.0026.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
TF 00020 ;
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
WOOD-BARK (BIRCH);
Description
A tapered birch bark basket made with one peice of birch bark. The square bottom has been shaped by cutting a triangular section out on two ends, which have then been folded up and secured inside the basket with a narrow bark or leather lacing. These ends have been folded up after the two ends hav…
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A tapered birch bark basket made with one peice of birch bark. The square bottom has been shaped by cutting a triangular section out on two ends, which have then been folded up and secured inside the basket with a narrow bark or leather lacing. These ends have been folded up after the two ends have been sewn together. The rounded top of the basket is trimmed with an overhanded style of stitching.
Material
WOOD-BARK (BIRCH);
Height
9
Diameter
30.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2013.30.7
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

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