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Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Small round aluminum pot. The pot has aflanged rim. Imprinted on the outside of the pot is 'GR, F, E, 22'.
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
CHEMICAL TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Small round aluminum pot. The pot has aflanged rim. Imprinted on the outside of the pot is 'GR, F, E, 22'.
History Of Use
Round aluminum pot. Presumably this pot was used at the Telkwa Creamery which operated from 1939-1969. In addition, it is presumable that this pot was used to hold butter as it was heated over a flame in order that the moisture content of the butter could be measured.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Height
5
Diameter
Outside: 6.8
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1983.23.1 b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Flexible metal wire tongs. These tongs consist of one piece of wire that has been shaped into tongs. One end of the tongs is coiled once then flares out to form the sides. These pieces then cross over each other to form loops where the wire ends. The ends of the wire were soldered but are now b…
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
CHEMICAL TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Flexible metal wire tongs. These tongs consist of one piece of wire that has been shaped into tongs. One end of the tongs is coiled once then flares out to form the sides. These pieces then cross over each other to form loops where the wire ends. The ends of the wire were soldered but are now broken. When the sides are compressed together the loops flare out to the sides.
History Of Use
Flexible metal wire tongs used to hold a small metal pot over a flame. Presumably these tongs were used at the Telkwa Creamery which operated from 1939-1969. The tongs held a pot which was heated over a flame in order that the moisture content of the butter could be measured.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Height
1
Width
4
Length
19.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1983.23.1 c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Description
Brown glass bottle with a rusted metal screw-on cap. The bottle is rounded and smooth with "PERFEX / 32 Oz." embossed on the neck. Appears to contain a small amount of the original contents.
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Other Names
Jug
Manufacturer Notes
Perfex
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
CHEMICAL TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Start Date
1940
End Date
1942
Description
Brown glass bottle with a rusted metal screw-on cap. The bottle is rounded and smooth with "PERFEX / 32 Oz." embossed on the neck. Appears to contain a small amount of the original contents.
History Of Use
Perfex is a bleach brand that manufactured this style of bottles between 1940-1942.
Material
GLASS; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Accession No.
1991.186.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS
Description
Object is a tall, rust-coloured glass bottle made from a 2 piece mold. The lip is threaded for a screw top and a wide collar attached to a short neck. The shoulders are gently rounded. Around the shoulder "Java 32oz" is embossed twice against a lightly pebbled background that covers the shoulder. T…
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Manufacturer
Javex Bleach
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
CHEMICAL TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Start Date
1956
End Date
1966
Period or Date Notes
Jan-Feb, either 1956 or 1966 - p. 247 - Glass in Canada
Description
Object is a tall, rust-coloured glass bottle made from a 2 piece mold. The lip is threaded for a screw top and a wide collar attached to a short neck. The shoulders are gently rounded. Around the shoulder "Java 32oz" is embossed twice against a lightly pebbled background that covers the shoulder. The body is smooth until the bottom1.5cm of it where the glass is again pebbled.The bottom has press markings on it. A big diamond with '4 Javex Trademark1' and a diamond with a 'D' inside it and the number 6 below it.
Material
GLASS
Height
25.5 cm
Diameter
8.3 cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1992.7.14
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
CERAMIC;
STONE;
Description
A large, cylindrical crucible made frrom porous pottery. It is orange-brown in multible shades. It is coned shaped with a narrow base and a wider mouth with a tiny spout for pouring. The surface is very rough. Beneath the spout are indecipherable words printed in brown ink.
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
CHEMICAL TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A large, cylindrical crucible made frrom porous pottery. It is orange-brown in multible shades. It is coned shaped with a narrow base and a wider mouth with a tiny spout for pouring. The surface is very rough. Beneath the spout are indecipherable words printed in brown ink.
Material
CERAMIC;
STONE;
Height
14.25
Diameter
(mouth) 9
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1992.7.36
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
CERAMIC;
STONE;
Description
Brown and cream, small, cone-shaped crucible made from porous pottery. It was a narrow base and a wider opening
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
CHEMICAL TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Brown and cream, small, cone-shaped crucible made from porous pottery. It was a narrow base and a wider opening
Material
CERAMIC;
STONE;
Height
10
Diameter
(mouth): 8
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1992.7.37
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL-STEEL; METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; WOOD-UNKNOWN; PAINT
Description
A) This tool is about 29.7cm long, made of steel and painted green. It has a clamp on the top end which has a large screw for tightening the clamp. It also has two levers with round wooden knob handles, one at the top and one at the bottom. The bottom half of this tool has a brass cylinder shaped a…
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Other Names
Loader and Crimper
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT ACCESSORY
Description
A) This tool is about 29.7cm long, made of steel and painted green. It has a clamp on the top end which has a large screw for tightening the clamp. It also has two levers with round wooden knob handles, one at the top and one at the bottom. The bottom half of this tool has a brass cylinder shaped attachment. The bottom part of this attachment pushes upward. Also, wired to the top of this is a small brass measuring cup with handle for measuring gun powder. It looks like a short fat bullet shell with a finger sized handle attached to it, and a small curved spout on the top for pouring the powder. It also has an adjustable measuring device on the bottom of it. Engraved on it is 'POWDER 2 1/2 2 3 3 1/4 3 1/2 SHOT'. B) This shell loader has a clamp for attaching loader to table top, a handle on the left hand side to hold the empty casing in place and a handle on right.
Narrative
This tool was used for loading and crimping shotgun shells.
Material
METAL-STEEL; METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; WOOD-UNKNOWN; PAINT
Length
29.7
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1971.1.15 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; METAL/ALLOY-BRONZE;
Description
This item is 20.5cm long and tear drop shaped, made of brass and bronze with indented leaf pattern design on both sides. Attached to the top is a small open ended brass cylinder or spout for measuring powder. Inscribed on it is 'DIXON & SONS'. At the base of the cylinder is a lever that has a push …
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Manufacturer
DIXON&SONS
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT ACCESSORY
Description
This item is 20.5cm long and tear drop shaped, made of brass and bronze with indented leaf pattern design on both sides. Attached to the top is a small open ended brass cylinder or spout for measuring powder. Inscribed on it is 'DIXON & SONS'. At the base of the cylinder is a lever that has a push action for opening and closing the top of the powder flask. This was considered to be an automatic pre-measuring device.
Narrative
This type of item was used from the 1600s to the mid 1800s. They were used for reloading mussel loader or cap & ball type pistols. They were always made of a non-marking material, generally copper (though brass and silver are sometimes encountered). This one is made of brass & bronze.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; METAL/ALLOY-BRONZE;
Length
20.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1975.106.11
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
A brass colored spirit burner with glass lid. a) The Reservoir which is cylindrical with an opening smaller than the diameter. The opening of the reservoir has a smaller opening inside where a wick holder is located. b) A 3.5 cm X 4 cm. glass lid sits upon the reservoir. The lid is basically dome…
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
CHEMICAL TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A brass colored spirit burner with glass lid. a) The Reservoir which is cylindrical with an opening smaller than the diameter. The opening of the reservoir has a smaller opening inside where a wick holder is located. b) A 3.5 cm X 4 cm. glass lid sits upon the reservoir. The lid is basically dome shaped. The top of the lid has an impressed circle on it. The inside of the lid is etched for 1.5 cm from the bottom up c) The wick holder consists of a 3 cm. long pipe with a 1.8 cm. diam. section of metal encircling it, close to one end. Inside the pipe are many strands of thread hanging out from both ends. .
History Of Use
Spirit burner presumably used at the Telkwa Creamery which operated from 1939-1969. This metal spirit burner used as a source of heat in which butter was heated over the flame of the burner. As a result of heating, the moisture content of the butter cou
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Height
8
Diameter
Outside: 4.4
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
3
Accession No.
1983.23.26 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

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