People of the Waters - Fur Trade
OPM #:
I96.3.29.4
Object Name:
Keg, Powder
Description:
Gunpowder keg made of pine staves with split willow bands. There is a printed paper label covering the entire end: "ORIENTAL/MILLS/BOSTON/POWDER/WESTERN SPORTING POWDER/ G". A small and worn circular paper label is on the other end, the central part says: "FG", the designation of the granular size of the black. powder. One label is missing. There is a wooden stopper that cannot be removed.
Material:
Wood/Paper
Dimensions:
H-13.25 Dia-9.75 inches
Year Range from:
1855
Year Range to:
1890
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