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Standing iron

Object 999.007.002

Standing iron

Standing iron

This standing iron is a dog harness decoration composed of a padded wire shaft with a wool pompom on top. It would have been attached upright to the harness right behind the dog’s head. Dog mushers often dressed up their teams for special occasions especially over the Christmas and Easter holidays.

Object Details
Accession No.999.007.002
MakerDaniels, Bea
Culture
Region
LocationYellowknife, Great Slave Lake
Date1960s
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Transmitter

Object 2015.013.001 a

Transmitter

Transmitter

The Gibson Girl emergency radio was used by many northern bush pilots in the post-World War II period. It featured a hand-crank and an ergonomic shape so that it could be placed between a pilot’s thighs while cranking to generate a signal. This transmitter was owned by Hank Koenen who operated a charter airline from 1949 to 1975.

Object Details
Accession No.2015.013.001 a
MakerBendix Aviation Limited
Culture
Region
LocationYellowknife, Great Slave Lake
Date1941