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Object ID # 1992.027.003
Object Name Pitcher, Measuring
Title One Quart Measure
Lexicon category 4: T&E For Materials
Date 20th-century
Artist Simons Manufacturing Co.
Made Simons Manufacturing Co.
Place of Origin Ontario
Description This is a SIMONS Imperial quart pouring container that was formerly used for measuring oil or kerosene out of bulk containers. Similar-looking items were also used in kitchens. The body of this all-metal container (tinware) is cylindrical. It has a wide pouring lip and a curved strip of metal for a handle. Embossed under the lip is the maker's information: "SIMONS MFG.C0. 1 QUART."
Provenance Made by the Simons Manufacturing Co. of Waterloo, Ontario.

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 H-18.5 W-16.8 Dia-10.5 cm
Found Dornoch, Municipality of West Grey, Grey County
People Sweeney, Patrick
Walsh, J. Leonard