H971.372.34 - wood chisel

Catalogue Number
H971.372.34
Object Name
chisel
Object Type
wood
Dates/Period
1890s
Date
1890 to
Artifact History

The carpenter's tool box (H971.372.6a-d) and all the tools it contains (H971.372.7 to .54) belonged to Robert Hetherington. They were brought too Manitoba in 1879 via boat across the lakes to Deluth; from there to the Red River by train, down the Red River by river boat to Winnipeg, up the Assainabone to Portage la Prairie. From there by ox cart to a farm near Brandon in 1880. Then to Vancouver in 1909.

Physical Description
WOODEN HANDLE WITH FLAT ANGLED SIDES. EIGHT SIDED.
Material
wood
Dimension Remarks

HANDLE - 6.5cm ROUND, 0.5 cm wide, 11cm long; blade - 8.5cm long

Parts
Artifact Part Height (cm) Length (cm) Width (cm) Depth (cm) Diameter (cm) Thickness (cm) Weight
19.5
Nomenclature
Department
History
Source
Hetherington, Miss Alma