Subjects - Building Furnishings

Carbon Arc Rod

Carbon Arc Rod

Wooden rod coated in carbon dust. One end covered with broken vulcanized rubber cap. Other end lightly burned to a shiny black. Old scoring has shiny black burns, new scoring shows yellow wood.

Reference code

CA NARHF 2010.5.146

Date(s)

  • 1900-1950 (Creation)

Level of description

Item

Coal shovel

Metal shovel with a wood handle with NYC markings.

Reference code

CA NARHF 2008.12.2

Date(s)

  • 1940? (Creation)

Level of description

Item
Coal shovel

Coal shovel

Metal shaft with knob on butt, and curved flat bracket on other end. Shovel blade is attached to bracket with two rivets.

Reference code

CA NARHF 2010.5.61

Date(s)

  • pre 1910 (Creation)

Level of description

Item
Coloured ceramic sherds

Coloured ceramic sherds

Four (4) ceramic sherds from an urn. First sherd; a) is from base of urn showing mustard colour on base with interior colour - mustard and black glaze. Multi-coloured on exterior of urn sherd; green, rose, purple, yellow. It is difficult to discer...

Reference code

CA NARHF 2010.5.52 a)b)c)d)

Date(s)

  • 1900-1920 (Creation)

Level of description

File
CPR dining chair

CPR dining chair

Wooden legs. Rosy-red colour cushion. Seat and back padded. Striped design in fabric. Thought to have been used in a railway dining car.

Reference code

CA NARHF E2008.17.21

Date(s)

  • 1920-1980 (Creation)

Level of description

Item
Doily

Doily

lace doilies 1) ecru coloured. 59.5 cm x 38.5 cm, possibly machine made; 2) ecru coloured. 27cm x 16 cm. possibly machine made. 3) white and dark grey thread. 40 cm x 25 cm. possibly handmade

Reference code

CA NARHF E2009.27.8

Date(s)

  • 1920-1980 (Creation)

Level of description

Item

Hook

Single wire which was first painted green but has some grey paint overtop. Wire is twisted to form two loops, one which extends outwards into a hook. One end of wire is in the shape of a screw.

Reference code

CA NARHF 2010.5.128

Date(s)

  • 1900-1950 (Creation)

Level of description

Item
Kerosene lamp globe

Kerosene lamp globe

clear glass lamp globe marked "Made In Canada"

Reference code

CA NARHF E2009.34.1

Date(s)

  • 1920-1980 (Creation)

Level of description

Item

Lamp

green "Beacon" lamp. red coloured glass.

Reference code

CA NARHF E2009.36

Date(s)

  • 1910-1960 (Creation)

Level of description

Item

Lamp

yellow "Beacon" lamp. red coloured glass

Reference code

CA NARHF E2009.43.4

Date(s)

  • 1920-1960 (Creation)

Level of description

Item
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