Research Collections
Date
1800 – 1900
Material
fruit, gourd; wood; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.08.0157
Description
A canteen made from a circular dried gourd that has a wooden neck screwed in to one side. There are also two twisted basket loops attached to opposide sides of the canteen used to hold a long green carrying strap. The gourd has lettering printed on one side that reads “Souvr...de Chamounix...Mon…
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Title
Canteen
Date
1800 – 1900
Material
fruit, gourd; wood; fibre
Description
A canteen made from a circular dried gourd that has a wooden neck screwed in to one side. There are also two twisted basket loops attached to opposide sides of the canteen used to hold a long green carrying strap. The gourd has lettering printed on one side that reads “Souvr...de Chamounix...Mont Blanc..Hote H.P. de Savoie”. The lettering is around a French horn with a yellow lyre at its centre.
Subject
camping
military
insignia
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0157
Images
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