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Glass Chimney for Oil Lamp

Glass Chimney for Oil Lamp

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Glass chimney for oil lamp. It is narrow at base, then widens to middle, then narrows again to top. Lip at top sticks out slightly. On top of lip is pattern of raised bumps. Sticker on outside near top reads "sale price".

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Accession #:

012.01.04

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Glass Chimney for Oil Lamp

Glass Chimney for Oil Lamp

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Glass chimney for oil lamp. Narrow at base, then widens to middle, then narrows again to top. Top is the narrowest section.

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Accession #:

012.01.05

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Oil Lamps

Oil Lamps

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Two identical oil lamps but one is missing glass cover. Blue in colour with a circular base. On the top of base is piece that holds wick. Glass cover goes around wick. Two arms off base support the chimney. They have a wire handle attached to arms. On the chimney is "Made in China Kang Hwa" in raised letters. Chinese characters on base. a) lamp with chimney b) lamp without chimney.

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Accession #:

012.01.13ab

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Pocket Knife

Pocket Knife

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Pocket knife with two blades. Stainless Steel(? ). Exterior is painted black. Pattern is such that lines are left bare of paint so there are silver lines forming pattern. It has a ring at one end. One blade is smaller than other.

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Accession #:

012.01.09

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Table Runner

Table Runner

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White table runner. Cotton? Black and red poppy pattern cross-stitched around edge. Hem stitch around edge, outside of cross stitching. Handmade.

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Accession #:

012.01.33a

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Table Runner

Table Runner

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White table runner. Cotton? Black and red poppy pattern cross-stitched around edge. Hem stitch around edge, outside of cross stitching. Handmade.

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Accession #:

012.01.33b

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Table Runner

Table Runner

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White table runner. Cotton? Purple and green embroidery. Edges are wavy and have purple border stitched on. Purple flowers with green leaves are embroidered on each corner. One small brown stain. Handmade.

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Accession #:

012.01.37

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Sewing Machine and Cabinet

Sewing Machine and Cabinet

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A 1964 singer sewing machine in cabinet. "I was born in Squamish B.C. , but raised in Pemberton B.C. I was one the first grades (grade five, I believe) in the signal hill elementary school , when it first opened. My mother Anne decker, married to Jim Decker was an excellent Seamstress and I remember as a teenager her making me skirts for school ( Knee length, of course) which I promptly rolled up at the waist line once I was out of her sight!"

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Accession #:

015.07.01ab

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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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Accession #:

988.25.01

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Juicer

Juicer

Description:

This item belonged to Mrs. Ben Sally (Sara) Cherry who was previously married to Mr. Purden. Lemon/Orange Juicer, hand held. Operated by placing fruit in the cup inset and closing the tool, pressing the juice out and reserving the pulp in the cup. Wear marks on the edges of the tool. Condition is good.

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Accession #:

011.13.02

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Telephone

Telephone

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This item belonged to Mrs. Ben Sally (Sara) Cherry who was previously married to Mr. Purden. Phone box with headset that would have been used on the Purden Farm. Model "N1293RA" by Western Electric U.S.A. Mouth piece is mounted to the phone box and the headset has an earphone. Headset is attached to phone box with cloth covered wire.

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Accession #:

011.13.01

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Cookie Cutter

Cookie Cutter

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Small, light-weight, probably aluminum, cookie cutter with rounded wooden handled which is bulbous at the top. It is dented on one edge of the cutter. It was used in Eleanor Collister's kitchen at Mt. Currie.

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Accession #:

984.01.07

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Pear Corers

Pear Corers

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Small tools with wooden handles and metal heads. Handles are round and metal heads. Handles are round of natural wood. Irregularly shaped heads, of thin metal bands, are formed to scoop cores from halved pears. Metal collars encircle narrowed section joining heads and handles. 984 .1.8 has a strip of black tape nearly surrounding the handle. On this tool the collar is loose. 984.1.9 is sound. Mrs. Collister is said to have used these in a cannery, probably in Richmond, where she earned fees to attend V.G.H. School of Nursing. In 1953 she came to Pemberton and probably brought the tools with her.

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Accession #:

984.01.08b

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Pot

Pot

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The pot is gallon sized, off white enamel, trimmed red, with wire handle and a wooden grip. The bottom has cracks all around and is rusted. It was used on a farm now belonging to Howard Ayers The first owner was Harvey Nelson in the late 19th century. Following him and his family, in the 20th century, were James Barton and members of a Cleveland family who came from the Cariboo. The latter farmed the land after World War II. Who owned the pot? No trace shows of the effects of a fire which destroyed the farm house.

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Accession #:

983.46.01

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Doily

Doily

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This white (Probably light beige) doily was made by Mrs. Dunbar's grandmother, probably after 1910, in Vancouver. Apart from a slightly rusty spot, it is in fine condition.

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Accession #:

983.47.02

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