Five interesting items in the Goulbourn Museum’s new virtual collection

South Carleton Beanie: One fabric beenie, red and white cap, stiffened rim with "South Carleton" written in white capital letters.

Last week, the City of Ottawa launched a new virtual collections catalogue for local museums and archives.  It features over 34,000 digitized records and photos, including items from the Goulbourn Museum.

Here are some interesting items in the collection.

South Carleton Beanie: One fabric beenie, red and white cap, stiffened rim with "South Carleton" written in white capital letters.
South Carleton Beanie: One fabric beenie, red and white cap, stiffened rim with “South Carleton” written in white capital letters.

 

German Bayonet  (a) Dark metal sheath with rounded, circular point and additional rounded attachments on the underside to fit the bayonet. (b) Long narrow blade with wood-inset handle, small attachments on the underside of the guard with circular slots.
German Bayonet: (a) Dark metal sheath with rounded, circular point and additional rounded attachments on the underside to fit the bayonet. (b) Long narrow blade with wood-inset handle, small attachments on the underside of the guard with circular slots.

 

Powder Horn  Yellowed animal horn with smaller streaks of black extending outwards to the tip where a wood plug is set into the horn's tip, while the other side looks to be nailed shut with writing in white paint which reads "Mrs. R. Johnson". There is a dark brown leather strip connecting the tip to the other side.
Powder Horn: Yellowed animal horn with smaller streaks of black extending outwards to the tip where a wood plug is set into the horn’s tip, while the other side looks to be nailed shut with writing in white paint which reads “Mrs. R. Johnson”. There is a dark brown leather strip connecting the tip to the other side.

 

Civilian Gas Mask  Two eyeglasses surrounded with a rubber seal and black filtration unit. WWII.
Civilian Gas Mask: Two eyeglasses surrounded with a rubber seal and black filtration unit. WWII.

 

Hand Laundry Agitator  Hand carved wood agitator made of two pieces of interconnected wood in a T shape, taping outwards into a set of four pegs separated by five inch cuts in the base.
Hand Laundry Agitator: Hand carved wood agitator made of two pieces of interconnected wood in a T shape, taping outwards into a set of four pegs separated by five inch cuts in the base.

 

You can check out the full Collections Catalogue at ottawa.minisisinc.com.


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