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Object ID # 1986.018.001
Object Name Can, Food Storage
Title Harlock 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
Description HARLOCK BRAND labelled salmon can. The lithographed label (red/white/black/blue) has an illustration of a salmon. It was packed by the British Columbia Packers Association, Vancouver, B.C. The can was opened up from the underside. The other side has a central blunt nippled area.
Provenance 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.

Last owned by William J. Quigley of Owen Sound.
Collection Food Processing Tools & Equipment
Material Metal/Tin/Paper/Ink/Glue
Dimensions H-4.6 Dia-9 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
Function Commercial unit container of salmon, packed at a cannery