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Other Name
GAS MASK CANISTER
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
TIN, ALUMINUM
Catalogue Number
P19960010002
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
GAS MASK CANISTER
Date
1941
Materials
TIN, ALUMINUM
No. Pieces
1
Height
17.4
Length
11.8
Width
7.4
Description
TIN GAS MASK CANISTER, PAINTED RED. FOUR RIBS AROUND TOP PORTION OF CAN, WITH EIGHT VERTICAL RIBS AROUND BOTTOM. TWO SLOTS AT BOTTOM SIDE. TOP EMBOSSED WITH "20/1/42 STB 154" AND ENGRAVED WITH "GSW MACDONALD PLANT TORONTO". BOTTOM ENGRAVED WITH "GSW NO 4A 1941" AND EMBOSSED "AC/4 E/V1". WIRE STRUNG AROUND NECK OF CANISTER, CONNECTING ALUMINUM RING AND SLOTTED DISC. DISC ENGRAVED "1941". PAINT IS SCRATCHED AND WORN THROUGHOUT.
Subjects
BIOLOGICAL T&E
MINING & MINERAL HARVESTING T&E
Historical Association
COAL MINING
History
FOUND BY DONOR IN COAL MINE ON HIS SUMMER PROPERTY IN BEAVER MINES AREA, WHICH HE SOLD UPON HIS RETIREMENT TO THE WEST COAST IN 1997. MINE CLOSED JUST POST-WWII, DUE TO LOW GRADE OF COAL.
Catalogue Number
P19960010002
Acquisition Date
1996-03
Collection
Museum
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