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Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
A) SHORTER OF THE TWO 17.5 LONG AND 2.5 CM WIDE, BLUNT END FAIRLY HEAVY, STUBBY AND STRAIGHT B)LONG HANDLE AND LONG HEAD, HANDLE IS ROUND, HEAD IS FLAT AND NARROWS TO A POINT 21CM LONG & 2.5 CM WIDE.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A) SHORTER OF THE TWO 17.5 LONG AND 2.5 CM WIDE, BLUNT END FAIRLY HEAVY, STUBBY AND STRAIGHT B)LONG HANDLE AND LONG HEAD, HANDLE IS ROUND, HEAD IS FLAT AND NARROWS TO A POINT 21CM LONG & 2.5 CM WIDE.
History Of Use
THE DONOR, THOR PAULSON, BUILT THE TELKWA CREAMERY IN 1938 AND MANAGED IT UNITL 1942. HE MOVED TO WILLIAMS LAKE IN 1947 AND MOVED BACK TO TELKWA AND BOUGHT THE CREAMERY. HE OWNED AND OPERATED IT FOR 29 YEARS. THESE WERE THOR'S COLD CHISELS, USED FOR REPAIRING THE EQUIPMENT, PRIMARILY FOR SHAPING AND CHISELING AFTER IT HAD COOLED. SOME OF THE EQUIPMENT WAS RUN BY STEAM.
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Dimensions included in description of object
Accession No.
1983.0023.0008
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Screw grip pipe wrench has a small 2.5cm head and jaws that screw up and down by a small 1.5cm dial on the bottom jaw. Visible cast marks on the handle: 'MADE IN ENGLAND' 'B6' on the opposite side of handle 'KING-DICK' and markings on the head include: 'A306'.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Screw grip pipe wrench has a small 2.5cm head and jaws that screw up and down by a small 1.5cm dial on the bottom jaw. Visible cast marks on the handle: 'MADE IN ENGLAND' 'B6' on the opposite side of handle 'KING-DICK' and markings on the head include: 'A306'.
History Of Use
Screw grip pipe wrench used by Thor Paulson in Telkwa for miscellaneous metalworking purposes.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Width
4.5
Length
17.5
Depth
1
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1983.0023.0006.2
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Spring grip pipe wrench has a rounded head with a spring-loaded, round gear with teeth for jaws. The gear is in a casing on the 19cm handle of wrench, it is attached by a bolt in the center and allows the gear wheel to move up and down for different sized jobs. The handle is a rounded hollow piec…
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Spring grip pipe wrench has a rounded head with a spring-loaded, round gear with teeth for jaws. The gear is in a casing on the 19cm handle of wrench, it is attached by a bolt in the center and allows the gear wheel to move up and down for different sized jobs. The handle is a rounded hollow piece of metal with a hole at the very end and the following cast marks on the handle: 'CRAFT 10 IN.' On the opposite side of handle: 'THE CRAFTSMAN TOOL CO. CONNEAUT.O.PAT.NOV.1907'
History Of Use
Spring grip pipe wrench used by Thor Paulson in Telkwa for miscellaneous metalworking purposes.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Width
7
Length
27.5
Depth
3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1983.23.6
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Right foot leather moccasin. Red and green stitch work across the top with red, green and blue flower. Blue and pink stitching across the heel
Title
Moccasin
Artist or Maker
Ellen Hankin Widen
Original Owner
Ellen Hankin Widen
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, FOOTWEAR
Start Date
1915
End Date
1986
Description
Right foot leather moccasin. Red and green stitch work across the top with red, green and blue flower. Blue and pink stitching across the heel
Narrative
Ellen Hankin Widen was born December 1903 in Hagwilget to Herbert Hankin and Annie Tiljoe. She married Emil Widen in 1922, marriage certificate indicates she resided in both Hagwilget and Moricetown (Witset) at the time. Emil and Ellen later resided in Houston, and Telkwa. According to donor (granddaughter) Ellen tanned hides and sewed shoes (moccasins), gloves, etc. Ellen died in May 1986. She is referred to as the "first white child born in the Bulkley Valley" in Bulkley Valley Stories.
Cultural Context
Witsuwit'en
Length
24
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2012.71.8
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Moccasin style shoe made of leather with another different type of red leather on top, and string to lace. Fur/fleece lined interior.
Title
Moccasin
Artist or Maker
Ellen Hankin Widen
Original Owner
Ellen Widen
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, FOOTWEAR
Start Date
1915
End Date
1986
Description
Moccasin style shoe made of leather with another different type of red leather on top, and string to lace. Fur/fleece lined interior.
Narrative
Ellen Hankin Widen was born December 1903 in Hagwilget to Herbert Hankin and Annie Tiljoe. She married Emil Widen in 1922, marriage certificate indicates she resided in both Hagwilget and Moricetown (Witset) at the time. Emil and Ellen later resided in Houston, and Telkwa. According to donor (granddaughter) Ellen tanned hides and sewed shoes (moccasins), gloves, etc. Ellen died in May 1986. She is referred to as the "first white child born in the Bulkley Valley" in Bulkley Valley Stories.
Cultural Context
Witsuwit'en
Accession No.
2012.71.7
Type of Record
Museum Artifact