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British Columbia Centennial Commemorative Medal

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Description
A: A brass coloured medal with an oarange and blue ribbon. The medal has three "C"s back to back with a dogwood in the centre. "British Columbia Centennial '71 Pioneer" is inscribed on the front. On the back is: "Province of British Columbia Canada" and the BC Coat of Arms. The ribbon is connected …
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
A: A brass coloured medal with an oarange and blue ribbon. The medal has three "C"s back to back with a dogwood in the centre. "British Columbia Centennial '71 Pioneer" is inscribed on the front. On the back is: "Province of British Columbia Canada" and the BC Coat of Arms. The ribbon is connected to the medal with two rings and has a pin at the top. B: Box with a black bottom and clear plastic lid
Diameter
3.9
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1992.28.3 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
A desk trophy. It has a wooden stand with a felt bottom. On top of the wooden stand is a large copper plaque. In the centre of the copper plaque is a wreath surrounding a gold coloured coin that says "Canada Dollar British Columbia 1858 1958". Around the wreath are some detailed flowers, and again …
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
A desk trophy. It has a wooden stand with a felt bottom. On top of the wooden stand is a large copper plaque. In the centre of the copper plaque is a wreath surrounding a gold coloured coin that says "Canada Dollar British Columbia 1858 1958". Around the wreath are some detailed flowers, and again "British Columbia 1858 1958". Along the edge of the stand is a small plaque that reads "Chairman A.C. Powler B.C. Centennial Award of Merit".
Accession No.
1980.168.12
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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British Columbia Centennial '71 Pioneer Medal

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Description
A brass medal with an orange and blue ribbon in a clear and black plastic case. A: the medal has three C's back to back with a dogwood in the centre and "British Columbia Centennial '71 Pioneer" inscribed on the front. The ribbon is connected to the medal with two rings and has a pin at the top. T…
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
A brass medal with an orange and blue ribbon in a clear and black plastic case. A: the medal has three C's back to back with a dogwood in the centre and "British Columbia Centennial '71 Pioneer" inscribed on the front. The ribbon is connected to the medal with two rings and has a pin at the top. The medal has "Province of British Columbia Canada" and the B.C. coat of arms on the back. B: the case has a clear top, and a black bottom.
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1980.168.6 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
White felt badge with "Smithers Little League Champs 1964" written in blue letters. The back has an ink drawing.
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
White felt badge with "Smithers Little League Champs 1964" written in blue letters. The back has an ink drawing.
Accession No.
1990.167.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
a: Small black leatherette (?) case with a button clasp. When opened has two inside leaves that open horizontally and one leaf that opens vertically. Inside is a piece of hard black cloth where badges are held. b: Small gold coloured badge. Three ringlet design where pin is attached. Attached to th…
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
a: Small black leatherette (?) case with a button clasp. When opened has two inside leaves that open horizontally and one leaf that opens vertically. Inside is a piece of hard black cloth where badges are held. b: Small gold coloured badge. Three ringlet design where pin is attached. Attached to this as well - by a smaller ring - is the badge itself: a circular object with a star inside, which itself contains a dove carrying what appears to be an olive branch. c: Small badge with colour scheme of gold, light purple and light green. Written in the center of the badge in white is the number 25. On the back is inscribed: "Sis. Muriel Fowler Mystic Jewel Rebekah Lodge No. 42 Smithers, BC 2008".
Number Of Parts
3
Accession No.
1980.168.9 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

"British Columbia Honours Canadian Pioneers 1967" Medal and Case

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Description
A: The medal is silver-coloured with the words "British Columbia Honours Canadian Pioneers 1967" around the edge of the face. There is "100" and a dogwood flower in the centre. On the other side is "The First Explorer From Canada. By Land." around the edge, with a picture who appears to be Alexande…
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
A: The medal is silver-coloured with the words "British Columbia Honours Canadian Pioneers 1967" around the edge of the face. There is "100" and a dogwood flower in the centre. On the other side is "The First Explorer From Canada. By Land." around the edge, with a picture who appears to be Alexander Mackenzie. There is an inscription that reads "Alexander Mackenzie 1793". Attached to the medal is a blue ribbon and a pin B: The case is made of clear plastic that snaps shut.
Inscriptions
Noted in the description.
Accession No.
1992.28.2 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS
Description
Flared rectangular shaped bottle, with "Malkin's Best" embossed on one side in a circle. "Contents 8 FL OZS" is also embossed on the same side.
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Title
Malkin's Best
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Flared rectangular shaped bottle, with "Malkin's Best" embossed on one side in a circle. "Contents 8 FL OZS" is also embossed on the same side.
Material
GLASS
Accession No.
1982.27.12
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
a: hand crocheted white or offwhite cotton jacket. The sleeves are of equal length to the body. There are no buttons or clasps. It has a pattern of circles or in the design. b: hat, crocheted in the same colour and pattern as the jacket. The hat has a flower-like adornment made of white ribbon whi…
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Artist or Maker
Mrs. Cathray
Original Owner
Mae G. Smith
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Smithers, British Columbia
Place Used
Smithers, British Columbia
Start Date
1914
End Date
1914
Description
a: hand crocheted white or offwhite cotton jacket. The sleeves are of equal length to the body. There are no buttons or clasps. It has a pattern of circles or in the design. b: hat, crocheted in the same colour and pattern as the jacket. The hat has a flower-like adornment made of white ribbon which includes two ties.
Publications
Item featured in September 2015 BV Museum newsletter and October 7 2015 Interior News article Arti-FACT segment.
History Of Use
The jacket and hat were made in 1914 by a Mrs. Cathray and given to the donor's grandmother, Henrietta Smith. The item was to be worn by Henrietta's daughter (donor's mother) Mae G. Smith. The item was retained by Mae Smith and passed down to her daughter.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
2015.17.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
White dress with half-length sleeves. Lace pattern along bottom edge. V-shaped lace decorative detail on front, lace edging along neckline. Sleeves are cinched at the ends to form a ruffled look, end of sleeves also edged with lace. Dress has two ties at the back to close the back and neck. Likely …
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Other Names
Christening gown
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
White dress with half-length sleeves. Lace pattern along bottom edge. V-shaped lace decorative detail on front, lace edging along neckline. Sleeves are cinched at the ends to form a ruffled look, end of sleeves also edged with lace. Dress has two ties at the back to close the back and neck. Likely a christening or baptismal gown based on length of gown.
Accession No.
2018.25.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
a: blue shirt with white collar and sleeves. Blue buttons spaced along the bottom edge Tag with maker's mark cannot be read, it has frayed apart. b: blue shorts with white fabric waistband and and leg bands. Holes along the waistband likely intended for use with the buttons in the shirt (part a). …
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Other Names
soakers
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
a: blue shirt with white collar and sleeves. Blue buttons spaced along the bottom edge Tag with maker's mark cannot be read, it has frayed apart. b: blue shorts with white fabric waistband and and leg bands. Holes along the waistband likely intended for use with the buttons in the shirt (part a). Metal snap closures to form the leg holes at the bottom c: duplicate of b
Narrative
"Soakers" were shorts worn over cloth diapers as a protective layer between diaper and clothing
Accession No.
2018.25.3 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
a: blue knitted baby shorts with white drawstring at waist. White edging along the waist b-c: pair of blue knitted baby socks (booties), same fabric as the shorts. Scalloped edge at top and drawstring around the ankle
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Other Names
soaker
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
a: blue knitted baby shorts with white drawstring at waist. White edging along the waist b-c: pair of blue knitted baby socks (booties), same fabric as the shorts. Scalloped edge at top and drawstring around the ankle
Narrative
"Soakers" were worn over cloth diapers as a protective layer between the diaper and clothes
Accession No.
2018.25.4 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Yellow knitted baby shorts with white drawstring at waist. Drawstring ends in tassles.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
Yellow knitted baby shorts with white drawstring at waist. Drawstring ends in tassles.
Narrative
"Soakers" were worn over cloth diapers as a protective layer between the diaper and clothes
Accession No.
2018.25.5
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Green knitted baby dress. Three green buttons and a drawstring to hold it closed. Drawstring has tassles on the end. Knitted in a square pattern. The pattern around the waist is a slightly lighter green colour. The collar is a slightly different knitted material in a slightly lighter green. Sleeve …
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
Green knitted baby dress. Three green buttons and a drawstring to hold it closed. Drawstring has tassles on the end. Knitted in a square pattern. The pattern around the waist is a slightly lighter green colour. The collar is a slightly different knitted material in a slightly lighter green. Sleeve ends are same material and pattern as the collar.
Accession No.
2018.25.6
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
White gown or nightgown with smocking across the chest and a slight floral pattern (three small pink flowers). Sleeves are gathered at the end with pink thread. Gown is open at the back, tied at neck and waist with silken threads. Tag at the bottom reads "Bambi / Reg'd / Olga A Newell / Toronto"
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Manufacturer
Olga A Newell
Other Names
nightgown
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Description
White gown or nightgown with smocking across the chest and a slight floral pattern (three small pink flowers). Sleeves are gathered at the end with pink thread. Gown is open at the back, tied at neck and waist with silken threads. Tag at the bottom reads "Bambi / Reg'd / Olga A Newell / Toronto"
Accession No.
2018.25.7
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Sleeveless white gown or nightgown with floral pattern along the bottom. Three buttons on the back to close the gown.
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Other Names
nightgown
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
Sleeveless white gown or nightgown with floral pattern along the bottom. Three buttons on the back to close the gown.
Accession No.
2018.25.8
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
White strapless brassiere with lace pattern on front and a small flower between the two cups. Two metal hook closures on back. Brassiere has underwire sewn in.
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Manufacturer
Exquisite Form Brassieres
Other Names
Bra
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Start Date
1945
Period or Date Notes
Based on company start date. Underwire first used in bras in 1940s
Description
White strapless brassiere with lace pattern on front and a small flower between the two cups. Two metal hook closures on back. Brassiere has underwire sewn in.
Narrative
Pushup bras were popularized in the 1960s, possible this particular item dates to that era based on design.
Accession No.
2018.25.10 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Black dress with zipper up the back. Short cropped sleeves. Front of dress has a pattern of layered "v's" of fabric. Tag inside reads "Dave Gilman / Montreal". Second layer of black shiny fabric in the skirt.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Start Date
1960
End Date
1971
Period or Date Notes
Based on lack of care label, required in United States after 1971. However, as it is a Canadian manufacturer / retailer, this date may be incorrect as rules are different in Canada. Start date based on estimated period based on style of dress and others in this accession.
Description
Black dress with zipper up the back. Short cropped sleeves. Front of dress has a pattern of layered "v's" of fabric. Tag inside reads "Dave Gilman / Montreal". Second layer of black shiny fabric in the skirt.
Accession No.
2018.25.12
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Dark green wool dress with metal zipper in back. Tag inside reads "Ulrique / Made in France / 25 Place Vendome Paris 1er". Two pockets in front, thin black belt around waist.
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Manufacturer
Ulrique
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Start Date
1960
End Date
1979
Period or Date Notes
Based on style
Description
Dark green wool dress with metal zipper in back. Tag inside reads "Ulrique / Made in France / 25 Place Vendome Paris 1er". Two pockets in front, thin black belt around waist.
Accession No.
2018.25.14
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS
Description
A) Small glass bottle with two labels. Front label is white and green with the words: "Artificial Brandy Extract / 2 Fl. Oz. / Nabob" written in red text. There is a small illustration of a genie in the bottom right corner. The back label includes instructions for use. Bottom of the glass is stampe…
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Title
Nabob Brandy Extract
Other Names
Jar
Manufacturer Notes
Nabob Foods Limited
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
MERCHANDISING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Vancouver, British Columbia
Description
A) Small glass bottle with two labels. Front label is white and green with the words: "Artificial Brandy Extract / 2 Fl. Oz. / Nabob" written in red text. There is a small illustration of a genie in the bottom right corner. The back label includes instructions for use. Bottom of the glass is stamped with the number 4705. B) White plastic lid that screws onto the glass bottle. Faintly stamped on the top is "59c"
Material
GLASS
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1991.177.10a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS
Description
A) Small glass bottle with two labels. Front label is white and green with the words: "Artificial Coconut Extract / 2 Fl. Oz. / Nabob" written in red text. There is a small illustration of a genie in the bottom right corner. The back label includes instructions for use. B) White plastic lid that sc…
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Title
Nabob Coconut Extract
Other Names
Jar
Manufacturer Notes
Nabob Foods Limited
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
MERCHANDISING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Vancouver, British Columbia
Description
A) Small glass bottle with two labels. Front label is white and green with the words: "Artificial Coconut Extract / 2 Fl. Oz. / Nabob" written in red text. There is a small illustration of a genie in the bottom right corner. The back label includes instructions for use. B) White plastic lid that screws onto the glass bottle.
Material
GLASS
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1991.177.11 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

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