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Description
Hand made quilt from pieces of material from mens wool suits. Varied colours for patches and stitching. The back of the quilt is also hand stitched and brick red.
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Other Names
blanket
Category
FURNISHINGS
Sub-Category
BEDDING
Start Date
1950
Period or Date Notes
Search of Interior News first shows Phillips and Shepherd store in 1950s, until 1990s.
Description
Hand made quilt from pieces of material from mens wool suits. Varied colours for patches and stitching. The back of the quilt is also hand stitched and brick red.
History Of Use
Originally from the Phillips & Shepherd's store in Telkwa. Mens wool suits were used for the quilt.
Width
218
Length
178
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2003.2.1 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Square mirror in wooden frame. On top of the frame is "Broughton & McNeil / General Merchandise / Head Office: Aldermere, B.C.". Along the left side is the text "Groceries / Dry Goods / Clothing / Hardware / Etc. Etc. / Branch Stores: Chicken Lake / Moricetown / Stella". Along the right side the fr…
Title
Broughton & McNeil mirror
Category
FURNISHINGS
Sub-Category
FURNITURE
Start Date
1905
End Date
1912
Period or Date Notes
Aldermere townsite surveyed by 1905. Broughton & McNeil store at Chicken Lake (Lake Kathlyn) burned down and was sold to the Jennings Brothers after 1912
Description
Square mirror in wooden frame. On top of the frame is "Broughton & McNeil / General Merchandise / Head Office: Aldermere, B.C.". Along the left side is the text "Groceries / Dry Goods / Clothing / Hardware / Etc. Etc. / Branch Stores: Chicken Lake / Moricetown / Stella". Along the right side the frame reads "Miners' / and / Prospec- / tors' / Outfitting / a / Speciality / Wholesale / and Retail / Meats". Along the bottom it reads "Proprietors / Telkwa Hotel / at Aldermere / Best Food North of Vancouver". Cardboard backing, and a small eye hook at the took for hanging.
History Of Use
Mirror was used to advertise the Broughton & McNeil stores of Aldermere, Chicken Lake (Lake Kathlyn), and Stella. Broughton & McNeil business venture was operated by Lem Broughton and Jack McNeil.
Accession No.
1971.56.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact