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Description
TEAPOT & COSY
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
TEAPOT & COSY
History Of Use
SEE OFFICE FILES COLLECTIONS, CORR. RE:
Accession No.
1971.0088.0002
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
METAL/ALLOY-TIN;
Description
1980.183.4a: A brown tin lunch box with a thick brown leather handle for carrying. The handle is secured at either end with metal clamps. On the bottom is stamped Patented FE 11-8 MA 1313 D.R.P. 550198. Underneath the handle are three sets of ventilation slots on the top of the box 1980.183.4b Th…
Original Owner
William Billeter
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Start Date
1920
End Date
1980
Period or Date Notes
Known to be over 60 years old in 1980 accession notes
Description
1980.183.4a: A brown tin lunch box with a thick brown leather handle for carrying. The handle is secured at either end with metal clamps. On the bottom is stamped Patented FE 11-8 MA 1313 D.R.P. 550198. Underneath the handle are three sets of ventilation slots on the top of the box 1980.183.4b There is a sturdy brass metal, half circle pull tab at one end for opening the box with Universal L.F.& Co imprinted on it. Once it is opened two sections can be seen. The top section is for a thermos and the bottom part is for the lunch. On the opposite top end of the box, there is a round dented circle where the thermos would have pushed against it from the inside.
Narrative
Not known to have been previously entered into the data base
History Of Use
Possibly used by miners
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
METAL/ALLOY-TIN;
Height
17.0
Width
12.0
Length
26.4
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Height excludes leather handle
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1980.183.4 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
1992.10.10
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.
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
2016.5.6
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
WOOD-BARK (CHERRY); WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE);
Description
Trinket basketry shaped like a tea cup complete with handle and intertwined design along the top rim. 4 geometric designs on the side made with cherry bark and spruce root.
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Other Names
Tea Cup basket
Teacup trinket
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Trinket basketry shaped like a tea cup complete with handle and intertwined design along the top rim. 4 geometric designs on the side made with cherry bark and spruce root.
History Of Use
Katie O'Neill was referred to by some as an historian. She was born in Barkerville, raised on the Queen Charolettes, became a nurse, worked in several places, helped raise many children, and became somewhat of an historian. She had many articles given to her which she in turn donated to our museum. For more info, see Historical Research Files: O'Neill, Katie
Material
WOOD-BARK (CHERRY); WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE);
Height
7
Width
8.7
Depth
6.6
Circumference
27
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.1.14
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
Number Of Parts
1
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
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
1979.23.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
CERAMIC;
Description
Round white ceramic plate. This plate is flat with small holes spread across it. In the center is a larger hole measuring 2cm around. There is blue, yellow and red flowers with green leaves surrounding the center hole. Around the middle and perimeter of the plate is a blue design with gold gilding.…
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Round white ceramic plate. This plate is flat with small holes spread across it. In the center is a larger hole measuring 2cm around. There is blue, yellow and red flowers with green leaves surrounding the center hole. Around the middle and perimeter of the plate is a blue design with gold gilding. In between this designs are more blue, yellow and red flowers with green leaves. The bottom of the plate has a red manufacturers mark on it. the mark is a crown w/'BOOTHS' above it and 'SILICON CHINA ENGLAND' under it. Also on the bottom is a green 'T'.
Material
CERAMIC;
Diameter
Top: 25
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1980.105.8
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
WOOD-BARK (CHERRY); WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE); WOOD-WILLOW;
Description
A rectangular willow basket with flared sides. Willow frame creates a small base stand. The sides, 2/3rds up, are alternately woven with a uniform design (grass?). The top 3rd is open with willow framing. Along the top rim is the same material design, lashed to the rim of the basket.
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A rectangular willow basket with flared sides. Willow frame creates a small base stand. The sides, 2/3rds up, are alternately woven with a uniform design (grass?). The top 3rd is open with willow framing. Along the top rim is the same material design, lashed to the rim of the basket.
History Of Use
George DeWitt 1929-1987. Mr. DeWitt was very active in the community. He was the Building Supervisor for the Federal Building and served as a president and vice president for the BV Museum. For more info, see Historical Research file: DeWitt,George. This basket appears to have been used to serve food as it is not strong nor does it have a tight enough weave to be used for cooking.
Material
WOOD-BARK (CHERRY); WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE); WOOD-WILLOW;
Height
12.5
Width
22
Length
32.5
Depth
9.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1980.106.44
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
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
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
1983.26.1
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
Number Of Parts
1
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
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
1987.57.23 b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Glass bottle with silver metal Seltzer handle. Metal mesh design over the bottle with a red line a third of the way down the bottle.
Manufacturer
Aerator Ltd. Makers London
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
England: London
Period or Date Notes
Circa mid-1900s.
Description
Glass bottle with silver metal Seltzer handle. Metal mesh design over the bottle with a red line a third of the way down the bottle.
Inscriptions
ADMIT GAS SLOWLY / AND SHAKE VIGOROUSLY
FOR DIRECT EXPORT / BY / MAKER ONLY
IMPORTANT / DO NOT FILL THE BOTTLE / ABOVE THE RED LINE
Accession No.
2012.75.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
ANIMAL-BONE/ANTLER;
Description
Dark colored spoon made from an animal horn. The bowl is oval with one end lighter in color than the other. The handle follows the contour shape of the horn.
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Dark colored spoon made from an animal horn. The bowl is oval with one end lighter in color than the other. The handle follows the contour shape of the horn.
Narrative
This object was brought over from Scotland
History Of Use
William George Kidd died in 1973. He arrived here in the 20's with his parents & sisters. He was active in the Farmers Institute, Agriculture Assoc, the I.O.O.F and always worked on the Fall Fair Grounds. He was a collector of many things. The old card stated this spoon was made from an animal horn. The little red accession booklet which dates back to the beginning of this museum, has a note in it stating that this spoon and #971.87.3 were brought over from Scotland.
Material
ANIMAL-BONE/ANTLER;
Height
2
Width
5.5
Length
22
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.87.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
ANIMAL-BONE/ANTLER;
Description
Light colored spoon made from an animal horn. The bowl is oval and slightly chipped in a few places. The handle follows the curve of the animal horn.
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Light colored spoon made from an animal horn. The bowl is oval and slightly chipped in a few places. The handle follows the curve of the animal horn.
Narrative
Object was brought over from Scotland
History Of Use
William George Kidd died in 1973. He arrived here in the 1920's. He was active in the Farm Institute, Agriculture Association and many more. This spoon was made from some type of animal horn. In the little red accession book that dates back to the beginning of this museum, a note was made that this one and #971.87.1 were brought over from Scotland.
Material
ANIMAL-BONE/ANTLER;
Height
1.5
Width
5
Length
22
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.87.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
A; Silver butter crumb tray from the Old Post Office B: long, curved brush set in patterned silver plate. The handle has a fish scale pattern and the brush head has hearts and curves on it.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A; Silver butter crumb tray from the Old Post Office B: long, curved brush set in patterned silver plate. The handle has a fish scale pattern and the brush head has hearts and curves on it.
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1974.106.2 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Metal ladle. Cup part of the ladle has 10.5 cm. diameter and a rolled over lip. Handle of ladle is a flat piece of metal attached to the cup part of the ladle. The end of the handle is bent over slightly which would allow the ladle to be hung. Stamped in metal on bottom of ladle is '4500 MSL ID…
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Metal ladle. Cup part of the ladle has 10.5 cm. diameter and a rolled over lip. Handle of ladle is a flat piece of metal attached to the cup part of the ladle. The end of the handle is bent over slightly which would allow the ladle to be hung. Stamped in metal on bottom of ladle is '4500 MSL IDEAL MADE IN CANADA'.
History Of Use
Metal ladle used for serving liquids. Presumably this ladle was used on the O'liarney farm. Pete and Lottie O'liarney settled in the Bulkley Valley in 1929 and farmed near the Telkwa High Road until 1972. Ladles such as this one can be seen in 1902 Sea
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Length
36
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1989.18.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL-WIRE;
Description
A three prong wire fork, measuring 32.5cm long. Looks like it was just a long piece of wire twisted and shaped into a fork.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD SERVICE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A three prong wire fork, measuring 32.5cm long. Looks like it was just a long piece of wire twisted and shaped into a fork.
Material
METAL-WIRE;
Length
32.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1992.9.55
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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