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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
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
RUBBER;
Description
A military helmet with an outer shell of green metal. The liner consists of black rubber suspension webbing. Black fabric is attached to this webbing and extends down the inside of the helmet in five strips tied together with black string. There is a tan coloured fabric chin strap with a metal buck…
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Subject Access
war
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT, BODY ARMOR
Description
A military helmet with an outer shell of green metal. The liner consists of black rubber suspension webbing. Black fabric is attached to this webbing and extends down the inside of the helmet in five strips tied together with black string. There is a tan coloured fabric chin strap with a metal buckle.
Material
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
RUBBER;
Inscriptions
On the outside of the shell are the letters "A.R.P."
Width
28.7
Length
30.5
Circumference
94
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2009.26.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL-STEEL
Description
A military helmet with a green metal outer shell. The liner is made of leather which extends down the inside of the helmet in eight strips tied together with white string. These strips have six small holes in each of them. There is a leather chin strip attached to the liner with metal loops and sec…
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT, BODY ARMOR
Description
A military helmet with a green metal outer shell. The liner is made of leather which extends down the inside of the helmet in eight strips tied together with white string. These strips have six small holes in each of them. There is a leather chin strip attached to the liner with metal loops and secured with a metal buckle.
Narrative
From USA, circa WW2
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL-STEEL
Inscriptions
On the inside of the helmet is the inscription "I-72"
Width
26
Length
29
Circumference
79
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2009.60.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
Helmet is made of white metal with black decal of what looks like a British crown, and another decal that says "CS" on the front. It has a dirty orange chin strap without a buckle, and black padding on the inside.
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT, BODY ARMOR
Description
Helmet is made of white metal with black decal of what looks like a British crown, and another decal that says "CS" on the front. It has a dirty orange chin strap without a buckle, and black padding on the inside.
Narrative
ARP stands for: Air Raid Precautionary. This helmet is from donor's father, and was used in Vancouver.
Material
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Width
30.5
Length
29
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2013.26.1
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
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

Horse races, Bulkley Valley Fair, 1914

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions5937
Date Range
1914
Collection
Ernest Mostyn Hoops fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
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Collection
Ernest Mostyn Hoops fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photo contents.
Creator
W.E. Covert
Fonds No.
PF24
Series No.
P
File No.
File 4
Item No.
P5809
Accession No.
2017.114
Physical Description
1 postcard: b&w; 14 x 8.5 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
1914
Subject Access
Bulkley Valley Fair
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

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