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Bug duster

Description

Cylindrical tin container filled w/ bug pesticide. Top of container is wire mesh through which the powder passes. Yellow paper instruction label at center.

Details

Maker
Danforth Chemical Co. (Maker)
Date
1900-1910
Inscriptions
Adhesive at center of container: ""Dickey Bug Death Duster/ DANFORTH CHEMICAL CO. Leominster, Mass/ BUG DEATH PAYS....Pat. March 16 and Nov. 9, 1897./ PAT. in Canada Nov. 2, 1897, and Jan. 25, 1900./ Price 25 cents...""
Location of origin
Leominster, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
tin (metal)
Object type
Agricultural T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
DUSTER, DRY-POWDER
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3578
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20411

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