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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
Material
ANIMAL-SKIN; WOOD-WILLOW (MAPLE LEAF);
Description
A beaver pelt with fur on the front and scraped hide on the back. The pelt has the eyeholes, nose and ears left on. It is attached to the willow circular frame with either spruce or cedar root rope. White cord ties the ends of the willow frame together.
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Other Names
BEAVER PELT
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
EXCHANGE MEDIUM
LEATHER,HORN,SHELLWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A beaver pelt with fur on the front and scraped hide on the back. The pelt has the eyeholes, nose and ears left on. It is attached to the willow circular frame with either spruce or cedar root rope. White cord ties the ends of the willow frame together.
History Of Use
Chief Thomas Seymour George 1892-1974; Mary Wells George 1900-1981. Both were born in Hagwilget village and married in 1915. Thomas was Chief of the Bear Tribe in the Carrier Nation and Mary was well known for leather crafts, and traditional foods. Thomas had a trap line that he actively worked and Mary helped with the pelts. This beaver pelt was stretched onto the willow frame when it was wet. When dried, the hair would have been scraped off with a scraper. The willow is Maple Leaf willow found along the Telkwa High Road and points west. The fur is lashed to the willow with either spruce or cedar root.
Material
ANIMAL-SKIN; WOOD-WILLOW (MAPLE LEAF);
Height
3
Width
51
Length
70.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
odd shape/egg shape
Accession No.
1986.2.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images