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fan

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumartifact88761
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
LHV974.8.2
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
LHV974.8.2
Description
Fan, silk and lace; hand-painted.
The fant contains 22 wooden reibs, flat on the back side, somewhat rounded on the front side. Each is panted a bronze colour. The buttom of the ribs are all secured together by means of a brass pin which passed through each one.
Attached to this pin is a brass hook. the fan itself consists of a piece of brown sheer silk approximately 16.5 cm wise, edged along the top with a piece of brown machine made lace with a scalloped top border. The lace is approximately 5 cm wide. The lace is sewn to the silk. The silk is secured to each rib along their etire common surface by means of glue.
The face of the fan when unfurled is painted in a very delicate spray of snowdrops and forget-me-nots. This painting appears to be done by hand.
Object History
Bessie Choate was the Secretary of the Burnaby Historical Society.
Category
03. Personal Artifacts
Classification
Personal Gear - - Personal Assistive Artifacts
Object Term
Fan, Hand
Subjects
Personal Gear
Names
Choate, Bessie Perley
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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fan

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumartifact91699
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV023.4.1
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV023.4.1
Description
Pakhi is a hand held fan. Tha fan has a pole like centre where a paddle is attached and swings freely around the pole. The bottom of the pole has a handle, and the top of the pole is painted fuchsia pink.
The paddle part of the fan is made of brown and green plasticized strips woven into a diamond pattern. The edge of the paddle is covered in a pleated white fabric trim.
Object History
These are items that belonged to the donors as household items in their home in Burnaby between 1976 and 2023.
Pakhi was made by donor before immigrating to Canada.
Category
03. Personal Artifacts
Classification
Personal Gear - - Personal Assistive Artifacts
Object Term
Fan, Hand
Subjects
Persons - South Asian Canadians
Personal Gear
Names
Pandher, Rajinder
Pandher, Raj
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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glasses, safety

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumartifact39854
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV999.17.29
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV999.17.29
Description
Eye protector, plastic or celluloid; stapled across top outer edge is a khaki canvas and on inner edge a strip of white wool? tape; a black tie and snap fastener top are attached at each end of khaki strip; the snap fasten- er bottoms are at each end of the plastic; printed on right, reverse side of strip is "1948", "M.W.S. LTD." "Canada"; received in BV999.17.30
Object History
Item was used by Harry Charles Cutress who was a volunteer with the Burnaby Air Raid Precautions in South Burnaby during the 1940s.
Category
03. Personal Artifacts
Classification
Personal Gear - - Personal Assistive Artifacts
Object Term
Eyeglasses
Subjects
Emergency Measures - Civil Defence
Wars - World War, 1939-1945
Names
Cutress, Harry Charles
Air Raid Precautions (A.R.P.)
Historic Neighbourhood
Alta Vista (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Clinton-Glenwood Area
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Shaving brush

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumartifact212
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV971.5.50
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV971.5.50
Description
Handheld shaving brush with a white plastic base and tan bristles. Used for mixing and applying shaving cream.
Object History
This item belonged to George Jeffery served as a Constable on the Burnaby Police Force from 1912 - 1935. His patrolled the large Central Park District on foot, stretching from Boundary to Royal Oak and Marine Drive to Moscrop. Over the coarse of his duties, Constable Jeffery saw the need for recreational activities in the area. He founded the Burnaby Athletic Association which featured a competitive boxing ring and gym. In 1935, when the Burnaby Police became the British Columbia Provincial Police, rather than leave the community he chose to leave the force. George Jeffery then worked at the nearby Oakalla Prison Farm until retiring in 1945.
Category
03. Personal Artifacts
Classification
Personal Gear - - Personal Assistive Artifacts
Object Term
Brush
Marks/Labels
On the base of the brush "STERILIZED ADGER" "MADE IN" "CANADA" "PEERLESS" "PURE".
Subjects
Toilet Articles
Names
Jeffery, George
Oakalla Prison Farm
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Oakalla Area
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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