|Object ID #||1992.027.003|
|Object Name||Pitcher, Measuring|
|Title||One Quart Measure|
|Lexicon category||4: T&E For Materials|
|Artist||Simons Manufacturing Co.|
|Made||Simons Manufacturing Co.|
|Place of Origin||Ontario|
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."
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|
|Dimensions||H-18.5 W-16.8 Dia-10.5 cm|
|Found||Dornoch, Municipality of West Grey, Grey County|
Walsh, J. Leonard