The Miniatures Gathering - 2002

Blue Mountain Inn,
Collingwood, Ontario

April 19th, 20th, 21st

HOW THE WEST WAS...

IDEA STARTERS

By Ellen Chambers
& Carol Kostynyk

SALOON ITEMS:
mugs of beer, beer barrel, beer mugs, shot glasses,
bottles of drink such as whiskey or Sarsaparilla,
stools, tables,
swinging doors, spittoon, wood stove,
chewing tobacco, cigars,
rifle, holsters, hand guns,
gold coins, gold nuggets.

INSTRUMENTS:
harmonica, banjo, guitar, old player piano


CLOTHES and ASSESSORIES:
dirndl skirt, bonnets,
petticoats, bloomers, stockings, garter belts,
lace hankie, white gloves, hat pins,
plain gold wedding band, pocket watch,
plaid shirt, neckerchief, coonskin hat,
cowboy boots, vest, hat, chaps & spurs,
bib type apron,
Argyle socks,
ranchers work gloves,
moccasins, snow shoes, fringed bag,
headdress, peace pipe, loin cloth,
papoose, Native beaded necklace,


FOODS:
roast chicken, fried chicken,
stew: buffalo, beef, rabbit, venison,
biscuits and gravy,
pemmican,
bar-b-que (spit),
potato salad,
hanging / drying spices,
whipped cream, apple pie,
basket of eggs,
bags of flour, bags of sugar, salt,
barrels of pickles, apples, potatoes,
cough syrup or Elixir.

MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT:
old clock,
razor, soap in a mug, shaving brush,
copper pots,
wheat or corn broom,
rolling pin, various kitchen utensils
canoe, paddles,
can of worms,
axes, bow & quiver of arrows,
beaver pelts, beaver traps, bear traps,
gold panning equipment, canvas gold bag, tent,
draw string money bag,
tee pee,
golden or regular rail spike,
ice pick, ice tongs, ice,
Hudson Bay Co. blanket,
horse blanket, horse tackle,
bail of hay, corral, rain barrel,
horses, sheep, chickens,
buckboard wagon, chuck wagon, bonfire,
bunk house, bunk beds,
spinning wheel,
bolts of fabric, sewing baskets, embroidery work, pin cushion,
quilts, rag rugs, feather pillows,
string bed, trundle bed,
milking pail, milking stool,
Witch Hazel, "medicinal" herbs and tonics
enamel coffee pot, enamelware dishes, cups, pots,
rocking chairs,
well / pump,
ice cream maker, butter churn, milk can,
checker game, cards, chessgame,
Bible, Hymn book,

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