This collection reflects the wide variety of ways that Albertans relax and play. Handmade toys, elegant dolls, and whimsical games share space with equipment for mountaineering, team sports, and rodeo - something to fit almost everyone's sense of self and play.
Sheep Creek Polo Cup and Polo equipment
Early to mid-20th century
Collection of Glenbow Museum
PI-19899 A-B; PI-20740; PI-21470
The names on the Sheep Creek Cup were a Who's Who in Alberta polo and cattlemen circles. In 1901, this cup was won by the Calgary Polo Club in a match with the Millarville Polo Club, and remained in circulation at local tournaments at Calgary, Pekisko, Millarville, and High River until 1939.