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Sewing machine

Object 2009.026.001 a-d

Sewing machine

Sewing machine

A hand-cranked sewing machine purchased by Rose Drygeese and Sophie Lacorne at Weaver & Devore Trading Ltd. in Yellowknife in the 1940s. They shared the machine while living in Dettah and at bush camps, and loaned it out frequently to friends.

Object Details
Accession No.2009.026.001 a-d
MakerSinger Manufacturing Company, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec
Culture
Region
LocationDettah, Great Slave Lake
Date1936
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 Dettah homes into the 1940s.

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