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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
981.59.3a ll(2)
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Prospector’s kit

Object 981.059.003 a

981.59.3a ll(2)

Prospector’s kit

This prospector's kit holds bottles and vials of chemicals and assorted paraphenalia to assist in identifying mineral samples. The kit was used by K.J. 'Curly' McDonald, a Yellowknife prospector.

Object Details
Accession No. 981.059.003 a
Maker K.J. 'Curly' McDonald
Location /
Era c. 1930-1981
Culture
X963.25.1a,b(2)
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Phonograph

Object X963.025.001 a,b

X963.25.1a,b(2)

Phonograph

Edison Amberola 30 phonographs play wax cylinders and have internal horns or speakers. The horn on this machine has been removed and the box is missing a wooden front grille. The Blue Amberol cylinder on the playing cylinder is #5024 The Rocky Road to Dublin - Reel (Violin) A.SISSON / Thomas A. Edison Patd. This phonograph was used in Detah homes into the 1940s.

Object Details
Accession No. X963.025.001 a,b
Maker Thomas A. Edison Inc., Orange, New Jersey, USA
Location /
Era 1915-1920s
Culture
962.1.1(2)
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Bag

Object 962.001.001

962.1.1(2)

Bag

The bag is made of loon skin with a cotton lining. The handle is woven porcupine quills backed to caribou hide. The bag was originally owned by George Pinsky, a store owner and fur trader in Fort Resolution. In 1962, Mr. Pinsky described the bag as have being 'made many years ago'.

Object Details
Accession No. 962.001.001
Maker Unknown
Location /
Era 1928-1962
Culture