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Object ID # 1957.018.002ab
Object Name Mill, Coffee
Title 19th-Century Coffee Grinder
Lexicon category 4: T&E For Materials
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Dark coloured wooden coffee grinder (a) and front removable drawer (b). Grinding mechanism and crank is made of metal with a black painted wooden turn knob. The knob is missing from the drawer.
Provenance Likely belonged to either the Lister family or the Miller family of Owen Sound, Grey County, in the 19th-century. It later belonged to Mary Miller who worked as a kindergarten teacher in Owen Sound. "Mary Miller Park" is named after her. Her paternal grandparents were Mr. and Mrs. George S. Miller, and her maternal grandparents were Rev. and Mrs. Charles J. Lister.

Collection Food Processing Tools & Equipment
Material Wood/Metal/Paint/Varnish
Dimensions W-16.2 L-20 D-23.5 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Lister, Charles J. (Rev.)
Miller, George S.
Miller, Mary
Subjects Coffee