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Handcuffs

Object 981.057.001 a,b

Handcuffs

Handcuffs

A pair of metal handcuffs owned by John Firth, a Hudson’s Bay Company manager at the Peel River post. In the late 1800s, John Firth was appointed as the first law enforcement officer in that region. He acted as a Justice of the Peace until the coming of the Royal North West Mounted Police to Fort McPherson in 1903.

Object Details
Accession No.981.057.001 a,b
MakerMarlin Firearms Company, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Culture
Region
LocationFort McPherson, Peel River
DateEarly 1900s
Bag
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Bag

Object 979.063.002

Bag

Bag

A long-handled prayer bag made of moose hide and beaded with floral designs. This bag was used to carry religious articles, such as books and bibles, to church. Collected by Reverend Leonard Holman, principal of All Saints Anglican Residential School.

Object Details
Accession No.979.063.002
MakerUnknown
Culture
Region
LocationAklavik, Mackenzie Delta
Date1950s