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Printing press
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Printing press

Object 977.004.001 a-o

Printing press

Printing press

A foot-powered, hand-feed platen letter press. It was brought to Yellowknife by News of the North publishers for printing posters and small stationary jobs. In 1967 it was acquired by Robert Jenkins, industrial arts teacher at the Yellowknife Public School, so students could learn the basics of graphic arts. Jenkins formed Canarctic Publishing in 1972.

Object Details
Accession No. 977.004.001 a-o
Maker Chandler & Price Company, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Location /
Era c. 1886-1912
Culture
Sunglasses
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Sunglasses

Object 989.003.001 a,b

Sunglasses

Sunglasses

A pair of sunglasses with a metal frame and tinted glass lenses. These glasses were used by Captain John Hadley and Storker Storkersen, members of the the Canadian Arctic Expedition (1913-1918).

Object Details
Accession No. 989.003.001 a,b
Maker Unknown
Location
Era c. 1913
Culture
998.26.1a(1)
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Transit and case

Object 998.026.001 a-j

998.26.1a(1)

Transit and case

Small transits like this were carried into the field to make precision observations and sightings. This E.R. Watts & Sons unit was used by John Anderson-Thomson, an engineer and Dominion land surveyor in the NWT for 38 years (1944-1982).

Object Details
Accession No. 998.026.001 a-j
Maker E.R. Watts & Son, London, England
Location /
Era c. 1915
Culture
980.56.1a,b(2)
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Ship’s telegraph

Object 980.056.001 a,b

980.56.1a,b(2)

Ship’s telegraph

A brass telegraph from the M.V. Radium Gilbert. A ship's telegraph is used for communication between the bridge of the ship and the engine room. Operated by the Northern Transportation Company Ltd. from 1946 to 1980, the Radium Gilbert transported supplies and cargo to communities on Great Bear Lake and uranium from Eldorado Mine.

Object Details
Accession No. 980.056.001 a,b
Maker Jos. Harper & Son Inc., New York, New York, USA
Location
Era 1946-1980
Culture