Bug duster

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1900-1910

GUSN

GUSN-20411

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

Descriptive Terms

tin (metal)
Tin
DUSTER, DRY-POWDER

Inscription

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...""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Danforth Chemical Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Leominster, MA, USA

Dimensions

2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3578

Places

Massachusetts (United States)