1812 History
Powder flask
Description
Sponsors
1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
Media Type
Object
Description
A small copper flask that was presumably used for gun powder. There is a brass rim at the opening and a metal lever to open it. The design on the face is the same on both sides: Trees, a hunter and a dog.

For more information, read “‘Scruples of Conscience’: The War of 1812 in the Sugarloaf Settlement” by Donald G. Anger, the Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum.
Date of Original
c. 1800
Dimensions
Width: 8.5 cm
Length: 15 cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
986.82.215
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.8745803052122 Longitude: -79.240608215332
Recommended Citation
Image courtesy of the Port Colborne Historical & Marine Museum
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Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum
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Powder flask


A small copper flask that was presumably used for gun powder. There is a brass rim at the opening and a metal lever to open it. The design on the face is the same on both sides: Trees, a hunter and a dog.

For more information, read “‘Scruples of Conscience’: The War of 1812 in the Sugarloaf Settlement” by Donald G. Anger, the Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum.