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Object ID # 1959.001.007
Object Name Cane
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description 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?).
Provenance 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.
Collection Personal Gear
Material Wood
Dimensions W-15 L-86 cm
Found European battlefield
People Priest, Dr. Arthur Harding
Subjects World War I (First World War/The Great War)