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Object ID # 1992.027.015
Object Name Wheel, Vehicle
Lexicon category 7: Distribution & Transportation Artifact
Date 20th-century
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description This circular, metal item is a split rim, the inner part of an automobile's wheel. It has 2 intentional holes (1.6 cm and 1.2 cm in diameter). The item is not a continuous circle, but instead has break and a small area where the ends overlap.
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
Dimensions D-9.5 Dia-5.14 cm
Found Dornoch, Municipality of West Grey, Grey County
People Sweeney, Patrick
Walsh, J. Leonard