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Description
Two leather stirrup pieces. A: has a copper alloy buckle. B: has a copper alloy loop
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
LAND TRANSPORTATION ACCESSORY
Description
Two leather stirrup pieces. A: has a copper alloy buckle. B: has a copper alloy loop
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1971.2.10 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Wooden pack saddle consisting of two pieces of wood that make the main frame (the tree). Two pieces of wood come together to form an x on each side (crossbucks or crutches). The crossbucks adjoin to each side of the tree with metal screws to form the saddle. Leather straps are attached to the wood …
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Title
Cross-buck Saddle
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
LAND TRANSPORTATION ACCESSORY
Description
Wooden pack saddle consisting of two pieces of wood that make the main frame (the tree). Two pieces of wood come together to form an x on each side (crossbucks or crutches). The crossbucks adjoin to each side of the tree with metal screws to form the saddle. Leather straps are attached to the wood via metal nails. There is a metal ring that adjoins parts of the straps. This saddle is likely a cross-buck style.
History Of Use
A pack saddle is any device designed to be secured on the back of a horse, mule, or other working animal so it can carry heavy loads such as luggage, firewood, small cannons or other weapons too heavy to be carried by humans.
Accession No.
2017.127.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-CANVAS;
WOOD-UNKNOWN; ANIMAL-LEATHER;
Description
A wide piece of canvas, which has been folded to a width of 18.5cm and hand sewn together on one side. There is a thick handmade wooden handle attached at one end with leather strips. The other end is re-enforced with a black piece of leather. Long leather strips have been sewn into it and thread…
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Title
Aparejo
Manufacturer
Handmade
Original Owner
Theo. B. Campbell, of Kispiox
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
LAND TRANSPORTATION ACCESSORY
Place Used
North from Hazelton, in Skeena Watershead
Start Date
1850
Period or Date Notes
Handmade in Mexico.
Description
A wide piece of canvas, which has been folded to a width of 18.5cm and hand sewn together on one side. There is a thick handmade wooden handle attached at one end with leather strips. The other end is re-enforced with a black piece of leather. Long leather strips have been sewn into it and threaded through a metal ring. A thick leather loop is threaded through on the other side of the ring. Three leather loops are spaced out on one side for cinching the girth onto the horse.
Narrative
It was not common in the north and is of Mexican or Spanish origin. (Noted in accession notes)
History Of Use
Handmade in Mexico 1850's Used on the Yukon Telegraph line. Later packing supplies on big game hunts 1928-1936.
Significance
July 9, 1988: Visitor to museum said it was very valuable and was sought after by collectors in Arizona. The Aparejo was pads for the pack. The pack was called "Alforja."
Material
FABRIC-CANVAS;
WOOD-UNKNOWN; ANIMAL-LEATHER;
Accession No.
1979.158.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Light blue license plate with centennial symbol. Yellow embossed inscription. Donor got it at Town of Smithers office.
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Title
BC Centennial License Plate
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
LAND TRANSPORTATION ACCESSORY
Description
Light blue license plate with centennial symbol. Yellow embossed inscription. Donor got it at Town of Smithers office.
Inscriptions
"BRITISH COLUMBIA / 1871 1971 / CENTENNIAL"
Height
5.5
Length
10
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2019.37.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
A gold coloured metal stirrup consisting of a round bar bent into a dome-like shape with a parallel oblong ring at the top, and a larger oval ring perpindicular at the bottom.
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
LAND TRANSPORTATION ACCESSORY
Description
A gold coloured metal stirrup consisting of a round bar bent into a dome-like shape with a parallel oblong ring at the top, and a larger oval ring perpindicular at the bottom.
Height
11.7
Width
10.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1974.87.5
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Date Range
ca June 1914
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
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Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P1494
Accession No.
1987.1.31
Physical Description
1 Postcard: b&w: 14 x 9 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
ca June 1914
Subject Access
Aldermere-Telkwa Trail
Geographic Access
Aldermere, B.C.
Notes
1 Photograph; b&w; 17 x 11.5 cm Mrs. Winnifred Coyle and Ellen with Mrs. Davey Scott walking the Aldermere-Telkwa trail. Information written on back of both cards. Notations also written on front of post card. Writing with arrow indicating Ellen Coyle reads "Aldermere's first baby."
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Date Range
1942-1943
Collection
Aida Family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
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Collection
Aida Family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
PF5
Item No.
P6705
Accession No.
2015.13.1
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 12.2 x 9 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
600 dpi
Date Range
1942-1943
Subject Access
Columbia Power
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Writing on the back (probably Tetsuo Aida's) reads: "1942-1943 summer. Worked for Columbia Power, Smithers B.C."
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Description
Wood, leather and metal horse hame. Wooden piece is s-shaped, with metal mounted on both sides. Wooden piece is smooth and flat on the bottom. Wooden piece has a metal loop on one end, and a rounded metal knob on the other. Leather strap attaches to wooden piece via metal loops.
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
LAND TRANSPORTATION ACCESSORY
Description
Wood, leather and metal horse hame. Wooden piece is s-shaped, with metal mounted on both sides. Wooden piece is smooth and flat on the bottom. Wooden piece has a metal loop on one end, and a rounded metal knob on the other. Leather strap attaches to wooden piece via metal loops.
Accession No.
1991.191.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
ANIMAL-LEATHER; FABRIC-UNKNOWN; ANIMAL-ANIMAL HAIR;
Description
Brown leather side saddle w/cinch. (a) On top of the saddle in front is one of the leaping horns. The other one is situated just below the first one but on the side. The top horn is part of the seat making the front look like a 'U'. The side horn is rectangular and slightly arched. One end is roun…
Title
sidesaddle
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
LAND TRANSPORTATION ACCESSORY
Description
Brown leather side saddle w/cinch. (a) On top of the saddle in front is one of the leaping horns. The other one is situated just below the first one but on the side. The top horn is part of the seat making the front look like a 'U'. The side horn is rectangular and slightly arched. One end is rounded. The bottom of the seat is padded and lined w/a wool material, and the padding or stuffing is horse hair. (b) The cinch consists of a canvas webbing w/a buckle attached to each end.
History Of Use
The saddle was used by Ekpeth Honeyman Clarke, between 1905-1915, on a farm in Ladner in the Lower Fraser Valley. This type of saddle was common all over the country. It may have possibly been made in England. The saddle was purchased by the donors grandfather. The Clarke family lived in Smithers in 1926/27 on Queen Street.
Material
ANIMAL-LEATHER; FABRIC-UNKNOWN; ANIMAL-ANIMAL HAIR;
Height
60.5
Width
38
Length
57
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1986.12.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Oil can spout used to pierce oil cans, and spout to pour oil into automobile engine. It was left by Gordon Hetherington when he moved. There is a worn piece of green paper on the front that looks like it used to have instructions on it.
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
LAND TRANSPORTATION ACCESSORY
Place Of Manufacture
Taiwan
Description
Oil can spout used to pierce oil cans, and spout to pour oil into automobile engine. It was left by Gordon Hetherington when he moved. There is a worn piece of green paper on the front that looks like it used to have instructions on it.
Length
20
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2014.5.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Date Range
1965-1974; 1990-1991
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Files include 12 phone books/telephone directories for the Bulkley Valley area.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
B.C. Tel
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 195
File 196
File 197
Accession No.
2017.33
Physical Description
30.5 cm of textual records
Date Range
1965-1974; 1990-1991
Scope and Content
Files include 12 phone books/telephone directories for the Bulkley Valley area.
Subject Access
B.C. Tel
B.C. Telephone Company
Geographic Access
Burns Lake, B.C.
Hazelton, B.C.
Houston, B.C.
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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