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Object ID # 1956.024.012ab
Object Name Skate, Ice
Other Name Block skate
Title 19th-Century Ice Skates
Lexicon category 9: Recreational Artifacts
Date 19th-century
Made Moulson Brothers "Made Expressly for G. Hagar Montreal"
Place of Origin Sheffield, England
Description Pair of wood & metal block-style, screw-on ice skates, 19th-c. Block-style, screw-on skates
"Made Expressly for G. Hagar Montreal". Size 9. No straps. Steel, brass and wood used in their structure.
Makers mark Impressed stamp: "Moulson Brothers"
"Made Expressly for G. Hagar Montreal"
Provenance Made "Expressly for G. Hagar, Montreal" [likely a store] by the Moulson Brothers, Union Works, Sheffield, England.

Used by George S. Miller of Owen Sound, who was the Harbourmaster. He used them on the bay area of Owen Sound. Last belonged to his grand-daughter, Mary Miller of Owen Sound, Grey County.

Collection Sporting & Recreational Equipment, 19th-c Collection
Material Wood/Metal
Dimensions W-6.7 L-27.1 D-4.1 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Miller, George S.
Miller, Mary
Subjects Ice skating
Search Terms Owen Sound Harbour