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Lamp

Lamp

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Clear glass hand lamp in sound condition. The burner, through which the wick protrudes, extends into a screw-top collar, probably brass, attached to the font. Bottom of the font is the lamps base. Decoration: curving parallel glass ridges from the burner base. History: found in D'arcy.

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988.25.01

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Fragment of Cup

Fragment of Cup

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The cup was whole when found, but has been broken since. It was made of fairly heavy white china with no decoration. Condition: February 14, 1984 - Fougberg mended the cup. In 1947, T. Fougberg found the cup in the earth of an old root house on land he has since sold to Harold Pipe, land adjoining the present A. Staehli farm. About 1915, a relative of George Groat, (? ) Studebaker lived on the land and his child may have been the owner of the cup.

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Accession #:

984.05.01

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Fragment of Cup

Fragment of Cup

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The heavy white fragment has no decoration. The interior is crazed and stained. In September 1972, the Fougbergs found it in the river bank near the site of the one-time Hotsprings House near Skookumchuck.

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984.05.05

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Childs dress

Childs dress

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"This is a child's dress. It is made of cloth covered with blue and pink flowers surrounded by leaves. It has fancy linings and trim as well as a hanging pocket for decoration and a rolled and stuffed hem. First owner of the dress was probably Marjory Gimses grandmother. Her daughter Mrs. Downton wore it as did Marjory Gimse(Downton)"

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Accession #:

986.19.02

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tin cigar box

tin cigar box

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A tin cigar box with much decoration on it - in lid and outside. Contained 25 cigars. The top has a picture of " Edward Prince of Wales" "Our Future King" There is still part of an excise ticket on the bottom. Condition: The hinged back still works. The box is dented, scratched & worn. The different decorations are worn.

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Accession #:

985.06.04

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Wooden Picture Frame & Two Photos

Wooden Picture Frame & Two Photos

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a) this is a wooden picture frame with decorative black pearling around the inner edge. It has a darker stain around the outside rim and a wire along the back for hanging. b) this is a photograph of a young girl standing by herself, the photo is a sepia toned colour and she has no expression c) this is a photograph of a couple posing together, the man sitting looking into the camera and the woman positioned silghtly above looking down at him. The photo is a handpainted black and white portrait but there is a faint blueish tint due to sun exposure. The photo appears to be an engagement or wedding photo due to the gold wedding bands in the image. d) this is a concave clear glass covering for the picture frame.

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Accession #:

015.15.01abcd

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