H971.372.37 - metal ruler

Catalogue Number
H971.372.37
Object Name
ruler
Object Type
metal
Dates/Period
1920s
Date
1920 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
FOLDING METAL RULE. STEEL WITH BLACK LETTERING. BRASS JOINTS. WRITTEN ON IT NO. 1206 THE LUFKIN RULE CO.
Material
STEEL
Dimension Remarks

2.5 THICK

Parts
Artifact Part Height (cm) Length (cm) Width (cm) Depth (cm) Diameter (cm) Thickness (cm) Weight
19.00 2.50
Nomenclature
Department
History
Source
Hetherington, Miss Alma