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Material
GLASS
Description
A dark green glass bottle 21cm high which tapers from a wider bottom to a narrow neck. There is a ridge 4cm down from the lip. The bottle lip is made for a cork. The bottom of the bottle is 2 cm thick wiith an oriental symbol embossed on the bottom. Small bubbles in the glass indicate it is a handb…
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Title
Wing's Cafe Bottle
Original Owner
Wing's Cafe, Smithers BC
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
A dark green glass bottle 21cm high which tapers from a wider bottom to a narrow neck. There is a ridge 4cm down from the lip. The bottle lip is made for a cork. The bottom of the bottle is 2 cm thick wiith an oriental symbol embossed on the bottom. Small bubbles in the glass indicate it is a handblown bottle.
History Of Use
This was likely used in Wing's Cafe Wing's Cafe was a Chinese restaurant, roughly where the Nora building is located today (2017) (3726 Alfred Avenue. Smithers Chronicles places Wing's in the parking lot area. Wing's Cafe existed from the early 1900s to 1966 when it was torn down. Ron Toews, part-owner of the Nora Building and donor of the bottle, said that this bottle and many others were discovered during the construction of the Nora Building foundations in 1980. The Nora Building was opened in 1981.
Material
GLASS
Height
24 cm
Circumference
21 cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
circumference taken at bottom of bottle
Accession No.
2017.93.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
a) Brown, oval, wooden whiskey flask with metal rings around the bottom and top of container and a leather strap. b) Metal screw on lid with white string attached to it.
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
a) Brown, oval, wooden whiskey flask with metal rings around the bottom and top of container and a leather strap. b) Metal screw on lid with white string attached to it.
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Height
16
Diameter
11
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1971.93.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS
Description
Aqua blue bottle with bubbles in the glass. Neck of the bottle is uneven, and leans slightly to one side. There is a seam line running up one side from the base to the bottom of the lip. "AB V 9" is stamped on the bottom of the base.
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Title
Beer Bottle
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Aqua blue bottle with bubbles in the glass. Neck of the bottle is uneven, and leans slightly to one side. There is a seam line running up one side from the base to the bottom of the lip. "AB V 9" is stamped on the bottom of the base.
Material
GLASS
Inscriptions
AB
V 9
Accession No.
1982.27.10 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle with rounded side edges. Cylindrical neck with a flared lip. "UD CO 18".
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle with rounded side edges. Cylindrical neck with a flared lip. "UD CO 18".
History Of Use
A piece of tape stuck to the bottle indicates it may be an "Owen" bottle, possibly referring to the Owen bottle manufacturing company.
Material
GLASS
Accession No.
1982.27.27
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
PLASTIC;
Description
A) A large, clear glass container with a large, round opening on one side. The neck of the opening is deep. The jar is basically circular, with flattened, slightly convex sides. There are two flat sides at the bottom of the jar, designed so that the opening is at the top when sitting on one side …
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
A) A large, clear glass container with a large, round opening on one side. The neck of the opening is deep. The jar is basically circular, with flattened, slightly convex sides. There are two flat sides at the bottom of the jar, designed so that the opening is at the top when sitting on one side or at the front when sitting on the other. Both of these sides are slightly concave and there is a circular indentation on the back side. There is a visible seam around the center of the jar on the circular sides. B) Large, round, silver-colored metal push-on lid with brown knob attached with a brass nut in the center.
History Of Use
This jar was used to display goods on the counter so people could see what was inside. This jar kept the contents fresh.
Material
GLASS;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
PLASTIC;
Height
25
Width
17
Diameter
15.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1991.122.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS
Description
Tall clear bottle with green tint. Turned bottle with slight irregularities in neck. Circular lines running around the body, no seams. Tall neck.
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Title
Liquor Bottle
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Tall clear bottle with green tint. Turned bottle with slight irregularities in neck. Circular lines running around the body, no seams. Tall neck.
Material
GLASS
Accession No.
1982.27.32
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS
Description
Originally described in accession record as a "chemist" bottle. Small rectangular bottle with two corner indentations on the front. The bottle is stamped "WYETH / 844" on the bottm. The lip of the bottle is as wide as the neck.
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Title
Chemist Bottle
Manufacturer
John Wyeth & Brother
Manufacturer Notes
Wyeth was a pharmaceutical company purchased by Pfizer in 2009. The company was founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1860 as John Wyeth and Brother. It was later known as American Home Products before being renamed to Wyeth in 2002. In 1883, Wyeth opened its first international facility in Montreal, Canada, and began vaccine production (Source: Wikipedia)
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Start Date
1860
Description
Originally described in accession record as a "chemist" bottle. Small rectangular bottle with two corner indentations on the front. The bottle is stamped "WYETH / 844" on the bottm. The lip of the bottle is as wide as the neck.
Material
GLASS
Accession No.
1982.27.35
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS
Description
Clear, round short bottle with a wide mouth and short neck. Two rims around top and bottom of body. Bottle was originally listed under "Lotion, Medication and Ointment" bottles in the accession list, but use is unknown. No markings.
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Clear, round short bottle with a wide mouth and short neck. Two rims around top and bottom of body. Bottle was originally listed under "Lotion, Medication and Ointment" bottles in the accession list, but use is unknown. No markings.
Material
GLASS
Accession No.
1982.27.36
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS
Description
Tiny brown glassdropper bottle. Round with no seams. Black screw lid with a red rubber squeezer. Inside attached to the rubber is a clear plastic tube for extracting the liquid inside.
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Tiny brown glassdropper bottle. Round with no seams. Black screw lid with a red rubber squeezer. Inside attached to the rubber is a clear plastic tube for extracting the liquid inside.
Material
GLASS
Accession No.
1982.27.38
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS
Description
Tiny clear glass bottle. Round with no seams. Based on size it is likely a dropper bottle. No lid.
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Tiny clear glass bottle. Round with no seams. Based on size it is likely a dropper bottle. No lid.
Material
GLASS
Accession No.
1982.27.39
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Rectangular metal mail slot that would attach to a door or wall. The centre is hinged to allow mail to go through. It is stamped "PACKAGES" on the front.
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Original Owner
Smithers Post Office
Other Names
postage slot
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Rectangular metal mail slot that would attach to a door or wall. The centre is hinged to allow mail to go through. It is stamped "PACKAGES" on the front.
History Of Use
According to a note found in the box with the item it was originally used in the Smithers Post Office. No clear date or other information is available.
Accession No.
1986.22.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Square metal fuel can. Each side is labelled in red and white, "HOME LAMP GAS". It is a 4 gallon container. Cap and handle on the top.
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Title
Home Lamp Gas can
Manufacturer
Home Oil Distributors Ltd.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Vancouver, British Columbia
Description
Square metal fuel can. Each side is labelled in red and white, "HOME LAMP GAS". It is a 4 gallon container. Cap and handle on the top.
Accession No.
1986.38.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Silver metal bucket with handle. "CNR" stamped on one side.
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Title
CNR Bucket
Other Names
pail
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Silver metal bucket with handle. "CNR" stamped on one side.
History Of Use
Used by Canadian National Railway
Accession No.
1989.19.12
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
CARDBOARD; UNKNOWN
FABRIC-COTTON; FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
Description
1991.95.1 a: Object is the bottom of the box. A large, flat white rectangular cardboard box w/ an extended gold coloured edge. 1991.195.1 b: The sides of the lid have a bluish-green marble like design all around..The top has a picture of a smiling woman wearing a large green hat w/flowered trim. H…
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Title
Candy Box
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
MERCHANDISING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Start Date
1910
Period or Date Notes
Date used found in "The Shopping Guide of the West"
Description
1991.95.1 a: Object is the bottom of the box. A large, flat white rectangular cardboard box w/ an extended gold coloured edge. 1991.195.1 b: The sides of the lid have a bluish-green marble like design all around..The top has a picture of a smiling woman wearing a large green hat w/flowered trim. Her dress is pinky/brown and she has a string of pearls at her neck and is holding a spray of flowers, all against a greyish background. The box is wrapped w/ a yellow taffeta ribbon w/ a bow on top at the lower center. The ribbon is taped at both sides where it has been cut. The picture is glued to the box.
Material
CARDBOARD; UNKNOWN
FABRIC-COTTON; FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
Height
5.0
Width
26.5
Length
36.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1991.95.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
A) A large, clear glass container having a large, round opening on one side. The neck of the opening is deep. The jar is basically circular, with flattened, slightly convex sides. There are two flat sides at the bottom of the jar, designed so that the opening is at the top when sitting on one si…
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Category
FURNISHINGS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
A) A large, clear glass container having a large, round opening on one side. The neck of the opening is deep. The jar is basically circular, with flattened, slightly convex sides. There are two flat sides at the bottom of the jar, designed so that the opening is at the top when sitting on one side or at the front when sitting on the other. Both of these sides are slightly concave, and there is a circular indentation on the back side. There is a visible seam around the center of the jar on the circular side. B) A large, round, silver-colored metal push-on lid with a brown knob attached with a brass nut in the center.
History Of Use
This jar was used to display goods on a store counter so people could see what was inside. This jar kept everything fresh.
Material
GLASS
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Height
25
Width
17
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1991.123.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Green canvas bag with an orange label [see inscriptions]. A single orange strap made of a synthetic fabric with a metal buckle.This item blonged to (?) Glass, a tree planting contractor that lived in in Telkwa. Glass gave the donor this shovel 5 - 10 years ago and the donor displayed it in his barb…
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Title
DuraPouch Treeplanting Bag
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Green canvas bag with an orange label [see inscriptions]. A single orange strap made of a synthetic fabric with a metal buckle.This item blonged to (?) Glass, a tree planting contractor that lived in in Telkwa. Glass gave the donor this shovel 5 - 10 years ago and the donor displayed it in his barbershop since then.Durapouch, according to trademarkia.com a Trademark registration company, was filed as a trademark by Interior Tent & Awning Ltd. in Kamloops, BC on Friday, May 31, 1974. On September 14, 1990 the trademark cancelled because it was not renewed.
Height
35
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Approximate distance from bottom of bag to lip of bag.
Accession No.
2017.126.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Round basket made of wooden panels held together with metal staples. There is a colourful label on the side that's peeling off; only remnants remain. The basket has two wire handles.
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Title
Wooden Fruit Basket
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Round basket made of wooden panels held together with metal staples. There is a colourful label on the side that's peeling off; only remnants remain. The basket has two wire handles.
Accession No.
2018.46.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; CERAMIC-PORCELAIN;
Description
A) A light-colored crockery jug with a golden-brown top. The top is gently curved up toward the center, where there is a 2' long neck. The outside diameter of the jug is larger than the top, creating a flat 1/2' ledge where the top is joined. A curved handle is attached to the neck …
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
A) A light-colored crockery jug with a golden-brown top. The top is gently curved up toward the center, where there is a 2' long neck. The outside diameter of the jug is larger than the top, creating a flat 1/2' ledge where the top is joined. A curved handle is attached to the neck and at the edge of the top. B) A round, wooden plug, shaped to fit the neck of the jug.
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; CERAMIC-PORCELAIN;
Height
38
Width
16
Length
16
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1971.37.2 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
CERAMIC-PORCELAIN;
Description
A light-colored crockery jug with a dark brown cone-shaped top with a high neck at the center. The dark brown glaze extends down the shoulder of the jug. There are two lighter stripes showing through the glaze around the top of the shoulder about 1.2cm apart. A curved handle, with the same dark …
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
A light-colored crockery jug with a dark brown cone-shaped top with a high neck at the center. The dark brown glaze extends down the shoulder of the jug. There are two lighter stripes showing through the glaze around the top of the shoulder about 1.2cm apart. A curved handle, with the same dark brown glaze, is attached to the neck and at the edge of the top. The neck of the jug is chipped at the top and sides. The sides are cracked in several places. There is a triangular piece missing at the bottom on the same side as the handle.
Material
CERAMIC-PORCELAIN;
Height
33.5
Width
16.5
Length
16.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1971.37.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
CERAMIC-PORCELAIN;
Description
A light colored crockery jug with a deep brown top. The top is gently curved up toward the center, where there is a high neck. The outside diameter of the jug is larger than the top, creating a flat ledge where the top is joined. A curved handle, with the same deep brown glaze, is attached to th…
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
A light colored crockery jug with a deep brown top. The top is gently curved up toward the center, where there is a high neck. The outside diameter of the jug is larger than the top, creating a flat ledge where the top is joined. A curved handle, with the same deep brown glaze, is attached to the neck and at the edge of the top.
Material
CERAMIC-PORCELAIN;
Height
33.5
Width
16.5
Length
16.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1991.121.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

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