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Gas Lamp

Gas Lamp

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Glass lamp with one glass bowl and chimney. Main part of lamp is made from pressed copper and has and embossed leaf design. Gas insert is made from brass plate. Maker's mark is visible on the top of the gas insert, "The Angle Lamp Co NY, Patented in the US and Foreign Countries". Maker's mark is only visible on 014.01.01. Originally the lamps were gas, but have been converted to electricity. History: they belonged to Mary Knight, married to Bud Knight of Toronto, who was a friend of Raine's. Mary acquired these in Eastern BC - [maybe Nelson ?] when she first came to B.C. in the 1930's. She took the lamps with her to Toronto and requested that Raine bring the lamps back to BC if she passed away. Raine brought the lamps to the museum in remembrance of her friend and to honour her wish to bring them back to the west coast of Canada.

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014.01.01abcd

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Gas Lamp

Gas Lamp

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This item is the same as 014.01.01 but it is missing the glass bowl-- c) of 014.01.02. Main part of lamp is made from pressed copper and has and embossed leaf design. Gas insert is made from brass plate. Maker's mark is no longer visible, but is visible on 014.01.01. Originally the lamp was gas but it has been converted to electricity. History: they belonged to Mary Knight, married to Bud Knight of Toronto, who was a friend of Raine's. Mary acquired these in Eastern BC [maybe Nelson?] when she came back to BC in the 1930's. She took the lamps with her to Toronto and requested that Raine bring the lamps back to BC if she passed away. Raine brought the lamps to the museum in remembrance of her friend and to honour her with to bring them back to the west coast of Canada.

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014.01.02abc

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Magazines

Magazines

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These are 29 issues of the "Canada West" magazine dated from the winter of 1969 until fall of 1982. There are four issues per year (winter, spring, summer, fall) except for 1974 (Only winter) and 1982 (summer and fall). There is also no 1973 issues. The magazines were written, researched and published by N.L. Barlee.

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016.04.03

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Magazines

Magazines

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These are two copies of the "Canada Illustrated" magazine, volume 1 number 1 and volume 1 number 2. The magazine was published by Canada West publications with N.L. Barlee. They are from 1973

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016..04.05ab

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Edgerite No.5 Hand Plane

Edgerite No.5 Hand Plane

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A rusted plane that has " No 5" embossed on the top of the toe. On the top of the iron near the handle "edgerite" written on top of an anvil is stamped. Edgerite was a brand from Eaton's department stores in the west of Canada. The wood back handle is split and loose. Found in a shed in Mt.Currie behind the house that Klay was renting.

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018.01.15

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