Fort Walsh

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7 Pounder
7 Pounder
7 pounder shells, "Range,, 3000 yards. The Shell was packed with round lead bullets. Used against troops in the open or behind low cover. A time fuze caused the shell to burst in the air, directing the bullets onto the target"
Archaeological digs of the officers privy behind the Commissioner’s Residence
Archaeological digs of the officers privy behind the Commissioner’s Residence
Image of the archaeological excavation of the officers privy behind the commissioners residence at Fort Walsh - liquor bottles etc., As cited in A Materials History of the Commissioner’s Residence at Fort Walsh, by Walter Hildebrandt, 1980, Parks Canada Manuscript Report Number 400, page 6: “Archaeological digs of the officers privy behind the Commissioner’s Residence have uncovered a considerable cache of liquor bottles ranging from champagne to beer, perhaps an indication that one or all of the officers who occupied the Commissioner’s Residence like to conceal their drinking either from officers or from the enlisted men, or both.”
Beaded belt and knife sheath
Beaded belt and knife sheath
Beaded belt and knife sheath
Beaded mocassins
Beaded mocassins
Beaded mocassins with floral designs
Beaded pouch
Beaded pouch
Beaded pouch - floral design
Beaded quiver and beaded pipe bag
Beaded quiver and beaded pipe bag
Beaded quiver and beaded pipe bag, Carried by Cree people
Bison coat
Bison coat
Bison coat with four leather strips and eight brass buttons
Carbine, Winchester, Model 1876 and Carbine, Cavalry, Breech Loading Snider-Enfield, MK III
Carbine, Winchester, Model 1876 and Carbine, Cavalry, Breech Loading Snider-Enfield, MK III
"Carbine, Winchester, Model 1876 - 1261 supplied; In service: 1878-1914" and "Carbine, Cavalry, Breech Loading Snider-Enfield, MK III - 352 supplied. The first 50 were issued from Militia Stores on 14 November 1873 just as the Force was mustering at Lower Fort Garry"
Come-along
Come-along
"Come-along. Used to subdue and secure the prisoner by wrapping the chain around the wrist and twisting"
Hand cuffs
Hand cuffs
"Hand Cuffs. Tower's Double Lock Pattern. Patented 1874"
Model of a tipi
Model of a tipi
Model of a tipi
Order Book, North West Mounted Police
Order Book, North West Mounted Police
"Order Book, North-West Mounted Police. Order books were used to record General and Daily Orders, which were then read out to the men on parade"

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