H984.66.8 - Casting pattern, foundry

Catalogue Number
H984.66.8
Object Name
casting pattern, foundry
Object Type
CASTING
Use Country
Canada
Use Province / Territory
British Columbia
Use Municipality
Vancouver
Date
1930 to 1980
Artifact History

This pattern was retrieved by the donor from disposal when the Morrison Steel and Wire Co. closed its foundry on Granville Island in 1980. The company had been in business in Vancouver since the 1930s. Wooden patterns were used to create sand moulds for casting.

Manufacturer
Morrison Steel & Wire Co. Ltd.
Physical Description
A circular gear pattern, painted black with "Morrison Steel & Wire Co. Ltd." stamped on the spokes.
Material
Wood
Parts
Artifact Part Height (cm) Length (cm) Width (cm) Depth (cm) Diameter (cm) Thickness (cm) Weight
24.50 8.00
Nomenclature
Department
History
Source
Breig, I. (Mr.)