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Object ID 800-90
Object Name Pipe, Trade
Count 1
Description Lead. Slightly conical bowl, basal spur. Rough exterior includes apparent mold seam at back of bowl (smoking view) and part of stem.

Original catalog card: "Lead Pipe. Locality: St. Marie Township, Green Lake County. Received from S. D. Mitchell Collection. These lead pipes must have been molded, doubtless made by a white man. Dr. J. F. Snyder is authority for the statement that lead pipes were cast in Illinois by the Canadian French. It is claimed that a pipe casting factory was located near Cahokia, Ill."

Artifact also labeled "800-17".
Material Metal
Dimensions H-3 W-1.8 L-5 cm
Collecting location St. Marie Township, WI/Green Lake County, WI
Collector Mitchell, Stephen D.
Other # 800-17
Related Publications George A. West. "The Aboriginal Pipes of Wisconsin". Wisconsin Archeologist, Vol 4, Nos. 3 and 4, April-August 1905 (possibly Fig. 25).
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