|Object ID #||1959.001.007|
|Lexicon category||3: Personal Artifacts|
|Place of Origin||Unknown|
One smooth wooden walking cane carved with Maas - Mosell, the name of two rivers in Europe. The cane has a hook at the upright end and tapers toward the downward end. The downward end has a non-slip rubber tip on it that is probably newer than the cane (added by Dr. Harding?).
Found by Reverend (Dr.) A. Harding Priest on a battlefield when he was serving as a Chaplain overseas in Europe during World War I (1914-1918).
After the war, Priest married Stella Bowlby and became an Anglican official. The Priests eventually resided in Owen Sound, Grey County.
|Dimensions||W-15 L-86 cm|
Priest, Dr. Arthur Harding
|Subjects||World War I (First World War/The Great War)|