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Description
a) A large box-type camera with a small round metal plate on the front that says "The "Maxim"' and two view finders b) The removable side of the camera for leading the roll type film. There is one wodden film roller and a space on the other side for another one.
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
VISUAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
a) A large box-type camera with a small round metal plate on the front that says "The "Maxim"' and two view finders b) The removable side of the camera for leading the roll type film. There is one wodden film roller and a space on the other side for another one.
Narrative
Owned by the McInnes family in the Pioneed Ranch, Bulkley Valley, B.C.
Height
14.5
Width
9.6
Length
16.3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.57.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
a) Black and grey rectangular camera with three dials protruding from the front. The front is labelled "TOWER" and on the side is a silver and black handle that unfolds. b) A black leather carrying case with a metal zipper and a black leather strap attached to the sides. The inside of the case is l…
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Subject Access
communication
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
VISUAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
a) Black and grey rectangular camera with three dials protruding from the front. The front is labelled "TOWER" and on the side is a silver and black handle that unfolds. b) A black leather carrying case with a metal zipper and a black leather strap attached to the sides. The inside of the case is lined with blue fabric. c) A green booklet with information about the camera.
Inscriptions
Tower Model # 584-01890. Serial # 5A10871, 1906
Height
a) 16 b) 17.2
Width
a) 8.5 (at widest point) b) 11 c) 8.8
Length
a) 11.3 b) 22.5 c) 12.7
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
3
Accession No.
2011.26.4 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Large standing black camera case, with a silver metal buckle to fasten. Inside is lined with red felt and has several inserts meant to be used to seperate the camera gear. Camera (2009.29.2) and Flash (2009.29.3) came out of this Camera bag but were moved to Box 72. They should all be on the same s…
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Category
RECREATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
VISUAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Japan
Description
Large standing black camera case, with a silver metal buckle to fasten. Inside is lined with red felt and has several inserts meant to be used to seperate the camera gear. Camera (2009.29.2) and Flash (2009.29.3) came out of this Camera bag but were moved to Box 72. They should all be on the same shelf.
Height
20
Width
28
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2009.29.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Flash for 35 mm camera. Gray with a light gray mount on the bottom. Inside the flash space the aluminium tape looks like its peeling off. Screws are rusted. Black cord is plugged into the backside of the flash. Plug is a large gray box with two silver prongs. This flash came out of a black Camera B…
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Category
RECREATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
VISUAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Germany
Description
Flash for 35 mm camera. Gray with a light gray mount on the bottom. Inside the flash space the aluminium tape looks like its peeling off. Screws are rusted. Black cord is plugged into the backside of the flash. Plug is a large gray box with two silver prongs. This flash came out of a black Camera Bag (2009.29.1) but was removed and put into Box 72. They should be stored on the same shelf.
Height
10
Width
4
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2009.29.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
The projector is gray with a little wheel to put the film on. The film is then fed through the wheels to view. On one side is a black air vent which cools the machine. Green and orange fabric cord attached to a white cord with electric tape.
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
VISUAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
The projector is gray with a little wheel to put the film on. The film is then fed through the wheels to view. On one side is a black air vent which cools the machine. Green and orange fabric cord attached to a white cord with electric tape.
History Of Use
The projector was brought from the Ontario, Georgetown area.
Material
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Height
39
Width
13.5
Length
29.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1974.106.8
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
PLASTIC; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Description
The manual film projector is black with a hole in front. It has the word 'MICROPHONE' written on top. There is a cover that hides the fan on the right when facing it. There is a big plastic object in back. The lens for the machine is in plain view on the left hand side when facing it. It does …
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Title
Filmosound
Manufacturer
Bell & Howell
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
VISUAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
U.S.A
Description
The manual film projector is black with a hole in front. It has the word 'MICROPHONE' written on top. There is a cover that hides the fan on the right when facing it. There is a big plastic object in back. The lens for the machine is in plain view on the left hand side when facing it. It does not have a case. There are side switches. On a silver and black plate on the front is 'BELL & HOWELL Filmosund "commercial" projector.' metal panels are fastened on as labels over switches and plugs ports.
Material
PLASTIC; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Height
33
Width
18
Length
30
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.69.6
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
A brown, metal projector reel. Written in the centre is "REFLEX / PAT. D 122.017/ DENVER, COLD. / MADE IN U.S.A", and a logo. Writing is one one side only.
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Manufacturer
Reflex
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
VISUAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
United States
Description
A brown, metal projector reel. Written in the centre is "REFLEX / PAT. D 122.017/ DENVER, COLD. / MADE IN U.S.A", and a logo. Writing is one one side only.
Diameter
35
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.98.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
A large grey metal film reel. Written in the centre is: "COMPCO / CHICAGO U.S.A". Writing is on one side only.
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
VISUAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
United States: Chicago, Illinois
Description
A large grey metal film reel. Written in the centre is: "COMPCO / CHICAGO U.S.A". Writing is on one side only.
Diameter
38
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.98.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; GLASS;
Description
A small, grey lantern with a wire frame. Heavy grey wire is bent around the globe and front, forming the lantern's stand and a protective cage for the globe. A long wire handle is attached at the shoulders of the cage. There is a short wire lever with an oval end on one side of the base. The gre…
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Manufacturer
Miram L. Piper Co. Ltd
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
VISUAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A small, grey lantern with a wire frame. Heavy grey wire is bent around the globe and front, forming the lantern's stand and a protective cage for the globe. A long wire handle is attached at the shoulders of the cage. There is a short wire lever with an oval end on one side of the base. The grey metal top of the lantern is hinged on one side of the frame and fastened to the other side by means of a metal clip which is riveted to the shoulder of the ventilator. The top features a dome vent which has three rows of holes encircling the top. Embossed on the shoulders below the vent is "C N R" (on one side) and "MIRAM L. PIPER CO. LTD" (on the other). The bottom of the vent, which fits over the globe and holds it in place, also has ventilating holes. The round, clear glass globe has a seam on either side. The metal piece inside the base of the globe reads "USE LONG TIME BURNING OIL ONLY NO 400" The base of the lantern is deep, with a slightly rounded bottom. It has ventilating holes around its side. There is a small hole at the center of the base with " (?)..CA..CA"showing around it, (possibly 'Made in Canada") Embossed on either side of this is "ADLAKE-KERO" and "PATENTED".
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; GLASS;
Height
37.5
Width
20.5
Length
37.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1991.161.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Description
a) A rectangular paper Kodak Movie Dial with a black dial on the front giving the best exposure settings for daylight movies. On the back is a dial for indoor movies. The main colours of the dial are red, black and yellow. b) The red paper cover for the dial. On the front is the title "KODAK MOVIE …
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Manufacturer
Eastman Kodak Company
Other Names
Kodak Movie Dial
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
VISUAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
United States: Rochester, New York
Description
a) A rectangular paper Kodak Movie Dial with a black dial on the front giving the best exposure settings for daylight movies. On the back is a dial for indoor movies. The main colours of the dial are red, black and yellow. b) The red paper cover for the dial. On the front is the title "KODAK MOVIE DIAL". On the back are several tips for using the dial.
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Width
a) 7.6 b) 8
Length
a) 11.4 b) 11.7
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
2017.58.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
A: Brownie 8 Movie prjector is made of grey plastic. It is a box shape, and on the side that the projector is operated, there is a metal grate background. There is an arm for the film reel, and a silver plastic control panel, with a dial for framing and a dial for elevating. The lens control is bes…
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Title
Brownie 8 Movie Projector
Manufacturer
Kodak
Original Owner
Charles George Graeme Johnstone
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
VISUAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A: Brownie 8 Movie prjector is made of grey plastic. It is a box shape, and on the side that the projector is operated, there is a metal grate background. There is an arm for the film reel, and a silver plastic control panel, with a dial for framing and a dial for elevating. The lens control is beside the control panel and it is a red lever. Below that there is a dial that says: off, rewind, and eject. It has a detachable hinged back. Inside it has a projector bulb. The back is almost entirely a vent, with a cavity that holds the long black power cord. B: Original cardboard box, in traditional Kodak colours (orange box with black and red writing) C: Instruction manual D: Spare parts/film reel holder, made of same material as the projector. Misc. spare parts inside.
Height
16.5
Width
15
Length
21.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
4
Accession No.
2013.22.2 a-d
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
Post office sign is a rectangular metal sign with a porcelain face. The center of the sign is arched slightly. In the center is 'POST OFFICE' in large purple letters. Near the top is a light blue crest. The crest consists of a circle with four sections and flags half way around the circle. On the…
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
VISUAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Post office sign is a rectangular metal sign with a porcelain face. The center of the sign is arched slightly. In the center is 'POST OFFICE' in large purple letters. Near the top is a light blue crest. The crest consists of a circle with four sections and flags half way around the circle. On the border of the circle is 'HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE'. On the outside of the circle is lion on one side and a unicorn on the other. The bottom of the crest has a ribbon with 'DIEU ET MON DROIT' inside it.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Height
19.3
Width
12
Length
50
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1991.181.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Projector, Stand and Table Unit. GAF -York 35mm Projector
Sub-Category
VISUAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Projector, Stand and Table Unit. GAF -York 35mm Projector
History Of Use
This projector play a rollin keeping the family history alive within the family. Enjoying hours of entertainment viewing slides from wilderness areas. Murray McDonald bough it in kamloops in approx 1979. Moved to Smithers in 1980
Accession No.
2011.0042.01
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
a) Super Automatic 8mm projector by Tower. Large and rectangular with grey and black metal sides and a black plastic handle. One side is removable and reveals the projector with several dials and a long black cord. b) The removable black and grey cover.
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
VISUAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
a) Super Automatic 8mm projector by Tower. Large and rectangular with grey and black metal sides and a black plastic handle. One side is removable and reveals the projector with several dials and a long black cord. b) The removable black and grey cover.
History Of Use
Screen and Projector cost $500 in 1960 (equivalent to 2 month's wages)
Height
a) 37.5 b) 33.5
Width
a) 25.5 b) 25.5
Length
a) 21.5 b) 11
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
2011.26.2 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
RUBBER; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; METAL\ALLOY-COPPER; FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
Description
Inside a black metal box (part a) is a copper Projector (part b). The front is copper, the back and base is black metal. It has a flip-up lid on the front to protect the lens. In the center is a big, thick piece of magnifying glass. In the back there is a light bulb in the center of the black me…
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Other Names
magic lantern projector
projection lantern
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
VISUAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Inside a black metal box (part a) is a copper Projector (part b). The front is copper, the back and base is black metal. It has a flip-up lid on the front to protect the lens. In the center is a big, thick piece of magnifying glass. In the back there is a light bulb in the center of the black metal. There is a door on the side for easy access to the bulb. On the front there are two round gadgets so you can move the lens out farther. The back of the projector also flips up. There is an electric plug that extends out the back.
Material
RUBBER; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; METAL\ALLOY-COPPER; FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
Height
23
Width
15
Length
42
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1986.24.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Glass slide projector stored in a black carrying case.
Original Owner
Dr. Horace Wrinch
Other Names
Glass slide projector
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
VISUAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Glass slide projector stored in a black carrying case.
History Of Use
Owned by Dr. Horace Wrinch and used when giving talks about the Hazeltons. Used with glass slides (P7069-P7109).
Accession No.
2019.29.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
A tall round metal container with a smaller tube attached to one side. The larger tube was used by the railroad to store a cap and signal flag for employees to use for incoming trains and has a hinged top. The smaller tube is hollow and welded to the larger one at both top & bottom making it possib…
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Manufacturer Notes
H.L. PIPER, MONTREAL
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
VISUAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A tall round metal container with a smaller tube attached to one side. The larger tube was used by the railroad to store a cap and signal flag for employees to use for incoming trains and has a hinged top. The smaller tube is hollow and welded to the larger one at both top & bottom making it possible to fit over a stake set in the ground. H.L. PIPPER MONTREAL is stamped on one side of the larger tube.
History Of Use
Used to signal raidroad trains
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Accession No.
1989.14.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; GLASS; RUBBER;
Description
A: Light blue metal lantern. The face has two small light bulbs, one is inside a concave circle. There is a metal ring around the outside of the bulbs to protect them. This ring is raised 5cm from the rest of the lantern. The body of the lantern is a blue metal cylinder with a large round handl…
Manufacturer
Star H_a____ight Lantern Co
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
VISUAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A: Light blue metal lantern. The face has two small light bulbs, one is inside a concave circle. There is a metal ring around the outside of the bulbs to protect them. This ring is raised 5cm from the rest of the lantern. The body of the lantern is a blue metal cylinder with a large round handle which is covered with thin rubber. The handle attaches to the lantern at each side of the cylinder. The lantern stands on the metal rings extending from the edge surrounding the bulbs. Inscribed on the blue dome top is a star and the words 'STAR H_A__IGHT LANTERN CO.' 'Tucker' is scratched into the side. B: Large EverReady Waterproof Lantern Battery.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; GLASS; RUBBER;
Height
33
Width
16
Length
35
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1992.9.70 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Self Standing 5ft tower screen, 1960
Sub-Category
VISUAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Self Standing 5ft tower screen, 1960
History Of Use
Screen and Projector cost $500 in 1960 (equivalent to 2 month's wages)
Accession No.
2011.0026.01
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
This metal sign is painted orange with 'CN Express Freight' in white lettering. There is a small hole in each corner and two spaced evenly in center on top and bottom of sign for hanging.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
VISUAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
This metal sign is painted orange with 'CN Express Freight' in white lettering. There is a small hole in each corner and two spaced evenly in center on top and bottom of sign for hanging.
History Of Use
This metal sign was used at C.N. in freight office.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Width
25.5
Length
153
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1981.0007.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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