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Seeder

Seeder

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Seeder. If one pushes the bottom lever (with their feet) it will be pushed into the box, releasing a seed, the two handles on top can be used to control the direction of the planting.

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012.05.58

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Strop

Strop

Description:

Strop. Two long pieces of leather attached at one end with thin piece of leather and metal clip. On leather right below metal clip is "The Genuine Sonasaga Strop". One side of the strop embossed "Sharpen", the other side "Finish". There is also an embossed image of a globe and a Deer and the numbers "122". The item was used for sharpening razor blades.

Date of Creation:

Accession #:

012.05.18

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Tin

Tin

Description:

Tin. Rectangular with circular hole in top.

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Accession #:

012.05.24

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Watering Can

Watering Can

Description:

Watering can. Tall narrow metal (copper?) can with top partially covered.

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012.05.57

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Weight

Weight

Description:

Weight. Consists of two metal discs stacked one on top of the other. The top one has a hole in the center and the lower one has a metal bar with a hook that goes through the top one.

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012.05.30b

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Candle Holder

Candle Holder

Description:

This hammered metal candle holder has a swinging receptacle for a candle, allowing it to hang or sit flat. It is sound. Until 1948 it belonged to the late Dean Brock of U.B.C. and Mrs. Brock. After a plane crash which resulted in the deaths of the Brocks, the family gave the candle holder to Myrtle Philip. She had gone to the scene of the crash to give first aid.

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Accession #:

983.29.01

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Lantern

Lantern

Description:

This mantle lantern is from the Harold Wyatt-Purden farm. The mantle is made of mica.

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Accession #:

010.16.01

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Tin Seamer

Tin Seamer

Description:

This machine was used to seal tins which had canned food had been placed. It could be clamped to a table. The food to be canned was placed in the cans. The lids were seamed on then the tins were put in a hot water bath and processed. Any tins that leaked were discarded.

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Accession #:

007.25.01

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Flour Sifter

Flour Sifter

Description:

This flour sifter was possibly used by a member of the Smith family on the Short Portage south of Lillooet Lake. Very dusty although the sieve is intact. The handle is still solid and there are a few dents around the edges. It still turns around.

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Accession #:

985.22.01

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Hat Box

Hat Box

Description:

Hat box. Green cardboard. " Stetson " written on the front.

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Accession #:

010.20.02

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Wooden Barbeque Device

Wooden Barbeque Device

Description:

This is a wooden barbeque device. Also known as "Kw'elten" in Lil'wat language. This item is used to fire roast fish. The stick is made from cedar.

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Accession #:

988.24.03

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Butter knife

Butter knife

Description:

Walker & Vera Reid found this knife with a metal detector and dug it up. Having been buried at Port Pemberton whose heyday lasted only until about 1863, probably the dates from the period of the Gold Rush. No inscription is visible. The item is bent, scratched, and rusted. It was cleaned after accession with Haggerty's silver polish. After further research, we were able to determine the makers mark based on the pattern on the fork. The pattern is called "Lido 1938", and was made by Made by WM. A. Rogers Sectional Oneida Ltd. The material is silver plate.

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Accession #:

983.27.05

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Fork

Fork

Description:

This silver fork is worn on the back and has a spots of discolouration on the front. On it are the words "Simeon L. & Geo. H Rogers Co. Al + ONE IDA Ltd." About 1970, G. Walker & V. Reid using a metal detector, found it at Port Pemberton and dug it up. Previously we believed it may date from the Gold Rush to the Fraser and beyond, however after further research we discovered the Simeon L. and Geo. H Rogers Co. came into being circa 1900. Further research concluded the pattern of the fork is "Pendant 1941". The material is either silver plate or sterling silver.

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983.27.02

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