Jim, Sam (House)

Jim, Sam (House)

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Basket

Basket

Description:

This is a grass (wicker) basket which is incomplete. It is roundish joining on the bottom flatly. There is no design shown. Condition is fair. The basket is incomplete.

Date of Object:

ca. 1982

Accession #:

985.10.35

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Blower for Forge

Blower for Forge

Description:

This small blower is for a forge and is made entirely of metal. It has a handle which is connected by gears to a fan which in turn blows air out a small opening. Condition: badly rusted, the handle is rusted in position. Inscription reads " Canada Blower & Forge Co., Kitchener Ont."

Date of Object:

ca. 1920

Accession #:

985.10.22

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Bridle

Bridle

Description:

This is the bridle off horse's equipment. It is made of leather, including the eye patches. The rings and buckles are made of iron (now rusted). It is a leather strap hooked in a circle by rings which can be tightened by a belt like apparatus. It is quite worn.

Date of Object:

ca. 1910

Accession #:

985.10.05

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Cooking Pot

Cooking Pot

Description:

This is a metal pot covered in white enamel. Its handle is wooden and painted black. The enamel is cracking in places.

Date of Object:

ca. 1940

Accession #:

985.10.43

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Crop Duster

Crop Duster

Description:

This item is 103 cm long and the back "machinery" is 39 cm tall. It is composed of all metal. It was once used to dust crops. It [was] packed with dust but otherwise it is in good condition.

Date of Object:

ca. 1920

Accession #:

985.10.01ab

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Grind Stone

Grind Stone

Description:

This item is a small grind stone. The stone alone measures 24 cm Dia. x 6 cm W x 71 cm Circ. It is attached to an axle so it can revolve on a home made wooden stand. Condition: Good but the axle is rusted.

Date of Object:

ca. 1910

Accession #:

985.10.15

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Hand Drill, Brace and Bit

Hand Drill, Brace and Bit

Description:

This is an old fashioned drill driver, or hand drill. It has a removable and changeable bit as well as bit holder. It is made mostly of metal, bent to create a handle. Condition: part of the drill near the top is missing, the rest is slightly rusted.

Date of Object:

ca. 1940

Accession #:

985.10.17

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Hay Knife

Hay Knife

Description:

This hay knife was used to cut portions from a hay mow. It is all metal except for the shaft. Extending down from the handle there is a shaft. At the bottom of the shaft there is a blade consisting of large triangular teeth. Condition: this item is rusted.

Date of Object:

ca. 1910

Accession #:

985.10.02

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Hoof Trimmers

Hoof Trimmers

Description:

This is a set of hoof trimmers. There are two. One is 31 cm by 3 cm and the other is 41 cm by 3 cm. The smaller one is damaged missing one part of the head. They are both made of metal. Condition - Rusted. [Update 2013]: there is only one in collection that can be found. Maker's mark (barely visible) reads ..."SCOUSA".

Date of Object:

ca. 1910

Accession #:

985.10.13

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Kettle (no lid)

Kettle (no lid)

Description:

This is a large cast iron kettle. It has a large spout and a hole on top for filling. The lid, however is missing. The handle spreads across the top like a bucket handle. It is black and heavy. Condition is fair.

Date of Object:

ca. 1940

Accession #:

985.10.31

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Incomplete Part of Harness

Incomplete Part of Harness

Description:

This item is a small leather strap with holes, as if for a belt. It is attached to a metal ring which in turn is attached to a hook. Condition: the strap is broken and the two rusted parts are in bad shape.

Date of Object:

ca. 1910

Accession #:

985.10.06

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Log Dog, Bent Bar

Log Dog, Bent Bar

Description:

This is a piece of metal bent at both ends. The ends are sharpened into spikes. It was for holding logs together. Condition: rusted. bent bar

Date of Object:

ca. 1900

Accession #:

985.10.08

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Part of Harness

Part of Harness

Description:

This part of the harness is the long leather hames. It has a chain on one end followed by the leather. A ring then joins the leather to a belt like piece with hole and a buckle. It is very worn.

Date of Object:

ca. 1910

Accession #:

985.10.04

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Pie Plate

Pie Plate

Description:

This is a small metal pie plate, 22 cm. in diameter and 3.8 cm. high. It is slightly angled. Condition: colour changed by rust.

Date of Object:

ca. 1940

Accession #:

985.10.30

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Plane

Plane

Description:

This is a small plane. It has a solid metal bottom and blade. There is a wooden handle on the back and a wooden knob on the front. The blade is joined to the base at an angle. Condition is worn and rusted.

Date of Object:

ca. 1940

Accession #:

985.10.19

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