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Object ID # 1959.002.011
Object Name Case, Traveling
Title Carpet Bag
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Year Range from 1850
Year Range to 1900
Made Unknown
Description Carpet bag (a luggage item used for carrying a small amount of clothing, personal toiletries, etc. when one was travelling). It has stuffed leather grips.
Provenance Owned by Mary Ann (Minnie) Givens (née McKay), who lived in the Massie District, Holland Township, Grey County. Minnie married James Givens in July of 1898. Minnie and James farmed in Holland Township, but are buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Owen Sound. James R. Givens was born in 1875 and died in 1958. Minnie was born in 1871 and died in 1950.
Next owned by Jean Reid (née Givens), their daughter, who married William Reid. Jean was born in 1899 and died in 1991.
Collection Personal Gear
Material Carpet / Leather
Found Grey County, Ontario
People Reid, W. G.