|Object ID #||1986.018.002|
|Object Name||Can, Food Storage|
|Title||Big Horn Brand Salmon Can|
|Lexicon category||4: T&E For Materials|
|Year Range from||1910|
|Year Range to||1928|
|Artist||British Columbia Packers Association|
|Made||British Columbia Packers Assn.|
|Place of Origin||Vancouver, British Columbia|
BIG HORN BRAND labelled salmon can. The cylindrical tin was opened on its bottom end in the past. The lithographed red / blue / white / yellow / black paper label has "BRITISH COLUMBIA / SALMON" and an illustration of a salmon fish. The other side has a crest shaped illustration of a bighorn sheep ram. The can was packed by the British Columbia Packers Association of Vancouver, B.C., and later found in an Owen Sound, Ontario wall.
|Makers mark||Tiny printed lettering at the bottom of the label: "COLONIST LITHO. VICTORIA"|
Found inside a residential wall during renovations to a home in Owen Sound, Grey County. It was found with several other cans. The British Columba Packers Association built a fishing processing plant at Ogden Point, Victoria, BC, circa 1928. The tin likely dates to between 1910-1928. The label was printed in Victoria, B.C. by the Colonist Lithography or printing business.
Last owned by William J. Quigley of Owen Sound.
|Collection||Food Processing Tools & Equipment|
|Dimensions||H-11 Dia-7.6 cm|
|Found||Owen Sound, Grey County|
|Function||Commercial unit container of salmon, packed at a cannery|