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Gunpowder Flask

1925.736 (RS220404)

Description

Flattened, oval metal flask painted red with round oval label. Lable is white printed with black image of man pointed shotgun with dog at his feet. Text on label reads: "Sea Shooting Gunpowder, Hazard Powder Co, Hazardville Con., Duck Size No. 1."

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"SEA SHOOTING GUNPOWDER / F / G / DUCK SIZE NO. 1. / HAZARDVILLE CON. / HAZARD POWDER CO." (printed)
Location of origin
Hazardville, Connecticut, United States
Material
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
tin (metal)
Object type
Armaments; Armament Accessories
Places
Hazardville (Hartford county, Connecticut)
Descriptive terms
Container, Armament
Flask, Ammunition
Flask, Powder
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
powder flasks
tin (metal)
Dimensions
6 x 4 1/2 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.736
Credit Line
Gift of the Misses Curtis
GUSN
30736

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