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Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, STEEL
Catalogue Number
P19870054000
Material Type
Artifact
Date
1964
Materials
WOOD, STEEL
No. Pieces
1
Length
125.5
Width
15.8
Description
"TRUE TEMPER WELLAND VALE L55". BLADE AND SHANK PAINTED GOLD. PAINTED ON BLADE: "WITH THIS SPADE MAYOR FRANK SHERRING TURNED THE FIRST SOD FOR THE NIKKA YUKO CENTENNIAL GARDEN ON NOV. 2, 1964. PRESENTED TO MAYOR SHERRING ON THE EVE OF THE OPENING OF THE GARDEN BY PRINCE AND PRINCESS TAKAMATSU JULY 14, 1967. LETHBRIDGE DISTRICT JAPANESE GARDEN SOCIETY". HANDLE IN GOOD CONDITION AND STAMPED "TRUE TEMPER". "
Subjects
DOCUMENTARY ARTIFACT
AGRICULTURAL T&E
Historical Association
COMMEMORATIVE
POLITICS
History
USED FOR SOD TURNING CEREMONY FOR NIKKA YUKO JAPANESE GARDEN.
Catalogue Number
P19870054000
Acquisition Date
1987-12
Collection
Museum
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