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Object ID # 1992.027.013
Object Name Dashboard
Lexicon category 7: Distribution & Transportation Artifact
Date 20th-century
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Automobile Dashboard. This is a black-finished automobile dashboard. The top of the dashboard is curved, creating a wave-like edge. The bottom half of the dashboard protrudes outwards, creating a narrow, flat, shelf-like area. Above this shelf is a red, rusted area with five rounded fenestrations. If the dashboard were still intact, these fenestrations would have a glass covering with gauges and intruments underneath. The back of the dashboard is a rusty red, with a hollow tube attached to the back of one of the fenestrations.
Provenance Owned by and used at the Dornoch, Grey County garage owned by J. Leonard Walsh. J. Leonard Walsh operated his garage at Dornoch, Ontario in the 1930s and 1940s. He was an Imperial Oil representative, starting in the 1920s.

Passed to his nephew, Patrick Sweeney, who used to assist his uncle in the garage.
Collection Transportation, Automobiles & Equipment Collection
Material Metal/Paint
Dimensions W-99 L-33 D-8.5 cm
Found Dornoch, Municipality of West Grey, Grey County
People Sweeney, Patrick
Walsh, J. Leonard