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998.26.1a(1)
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Transit and case

Object 998.026.001 a-j

Transit and case

Transit and case

Small surveying 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 land surveyor in the NWT for 38 years from 1944 to 1982.

Object Details
Accession No.998.026.001 a-j
MakerE.R. Watts & Son, London, England
Culture
Region
LocationYellowknife, Great Slave Lake
Datec. 1915
980.56.1a,b(2)
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Ship’s telegraph

Object 980.056.001 a,b

Ship’s telegraph

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
MakerJos. Harper & Son Inc., New York, New York, USA
Culture
Region
LocationGreat Bear Lake
Date1946-1980
981.59.3a ll(2)
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Prospector’s kit

Object 981.059.003 a

Prospector’s kit

Prospector’s kit

A prospector's kit holding bottles and vials of chemicals and assorted paraphernalia to assist in identifying mineral samples. The kit was used by Ken J. 'Curly' McDonald, a Yellowknife prospector.

Object Details
Accession No.981.059.003 a
MakerMcDonald, K.J. 'Curly'
Culture
Region
LocationYellowknife, Great Slave Lake
Datec. 1930-1981
X963.25.1a,b(2)
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Phonograph

Object X963.025.001 a,b

Phonograph

Phonograph

An 'Edison Amberola 30' phonograph that played wax cylinders. The internal horn on this machine has been removed and the box is missing its wooden front grille. The 'Blue Amberol' cylinder on the playing cylinder is The Rocky Road to Dublin. This phonograph was used in Detah homes into the 1940s.

Object Details
Accession No.X963.025.001 a,b
MakerThomas A. Edison Inc., Orange, New Jersey, USA
Culture
Region
LocationDetah, Great Slave Lake
Date1915-1920s