Gunpowder Flask

Collection Type

  • Armament

GUSN

GUSN-30736

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

Descriptive Terms

powder flasks
tin (metal)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Container, Armament
Flask, Ammunition
Flask, Powder
Flask, Powder

Inscription

"SEA SHOOTING GUNPOWDER / F / G / DUCK SIZE NO. 1. / HAZARDVILLE CON. / HAZARD POWDER CO." (printed)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Hazardville, Connecticut, United States

Dimensions

6 x 4 1/2 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Curtis

Accession Number

1925.736

Places

Hazardville (Hartford county, Connecticut)