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In the recent past, polar bear hair was sewn into balls and used to attract fleas.
Collection: Aboriginal Cultural Activities
Creator: Najuqsivik Community Museum
Parents have made model kayaks for their children for many centuries. The models are similar in construction to full size kayaks.
Collection: Aboriginal Cultural Activities
Creator: Najuqsivik Community Museum
Significant archaeological artifacts can be reproduced in small museums and schools. First a mold of an artifact is made and epoxy used to make the artifact.
Collection: Aboriginal Cultural Activities
Creator: Najuqsivik Community Museum
Fishskin is removed from the fish in preparation for using it as a useful material.
Collection: Aboriginal Cultural Activities
Creator: Najuqsivik Community Museum
Hair from Caribou (or Moose) are coloured (dyed), sewn and cut. Traditional art from for Athapakan Cultures.
Collection: Aboriginal Cultural Activities
Creator: Najuqsivik Community Museum
A compact coal-fired, cast iron hot water heater from the 1940s
Collection: 'Warming Up' Collection of space heating artefacts, 1920s to the 1960s
Creator: HVACR Heritage Centre Canada
By the mid-1920s the search was on for a small, self-starting, electric motor, operating on alternating current (by then the choice of most power utilities).
Collection: 'Warming Up' Collection of space heating artefacts, 1920s to the 1960s
Creator: HVACR Heritage Centre Canada
The "winter air conditioner" was a convergence of five advanced technologies: oil burner, controls, fan, filter and humidifier.
Collection: 'Warming Up' Collection of space heating artefacts, 1920s to the 1960s
Creator: HVACR Heritage Centre Canada
A 1930s time-temperature-actuated electro-mechanical automated room 'thermostat' gave homeowners the flexibility to set their own temperatures to operate their central home heating systems.
Collection: 'Warming Up' Collection of space heating artefacts, 1920s to the 1960s
Creator: HVACR Heritage Centre Canada
The popularization of automated central heating would await the arrival of the high-pressure, fuel-atomizing, gun-style, conversion oil burner.
Collection: 'Warming Up' Collection of space heating artefacts, 1920s to the 1960s
Creator: HVACR Heritage Centre Canada
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