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1800-1830 | Philemon Wright | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

A spade that belonged to Philemon Wright, founder of Hull, from 1800 to 1830, made of ashwood.

Spade- Philemon Wright, 1800- 1830, steel & ash wood, Bytown Museum, I140.

1800-1850 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 5 MB)

Royal Engineers buttons from 1850 to 1855, made of brass.

Royal Engineers’ Buttons, 1800- 1850, brass, Bytown Museum, M113.

1807 | G. Culley | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Observations on Livestock by G. Culley from 1807.

G. Culley, Observations on Livestock, 1807, paper, cardboard & leather, Bytown Museum, B31.

ca. 1812 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 4 MB)

Hammer made from iron and ashwood, ca. 1812.

Hammer, ca. 1812, iron & ash wood, Bytown Museum, I26.

1820s | Lt. Col. John By | Download original version » (.jpg 4 MB)

Door knock from Lt. Col. By's house, made of iron, 1820s.

Door Knocker- Lt. Col. John By’s House, 1820s, iron, Bytown Museum, H247.

ca. 1820 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 4 MB)

Print portriats of Mr. & Mrs. Dan O’Connor, ca. 1820.

Frame Portraits of Mr. & Mrs. Dan O’Connor, ca. 1820, print, Bytown Museum, P80.

1820-1830 | Sgt. J Coombs | Download original version » (.jpg 5 MB)

Royal Sappers and Miners Uniform Jacket- Sgt. J. Coombs, 1820- 1830, wool & brass, Bytown Museum, M107.

1820-1840 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 5 MB)

Pipe "Mugrun" from 1820 to 1840 made of clay and wood.

Pipe “Mugrun”, 1820- 1840, clay & wood, Bytown Museum, J8.

1820-1840 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 4 MB)

Card case and cards from 1820 to 1840 made of tortoise shell, brass, mother-of-pearl, and paper.

Card Case and Cards, 1820- 1840, tortoise shell, brass, mother of pearl & paper, Bytown Museum, J59.

ca. 1827 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 2 MB)

Yardstick, ca. 1827, made of wood.

Yardstick, c. 1827, wood, Bytown Museum, I206.

1830-1855 | Blasdell Foundry | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Broad axe from the Blasdell Foundry, made of iron and ashwood, 1830 to 1855.

Blasdell Foundry, Broad Axe, 1830- 1855, iron & ash wood, Bytown Museum, 1993.002.01.

ca. 1831 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 4 MB)

Communion token, ca. 1831, made of silver.

Communion Token, c. 1831, silver, Bytown Museum, J213 b.

1834 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Surgical Tools, 1834.

Weiss London, Surgical Tools- H. P. Hill, 1834, brass, steel, wood & ivory, Bytown Museum, I198.

ca. 1837 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Engineers Cap, ca. 1837, made of wool, leather, and metal.

Royal Engineers Cap, c. 1837, wool, leather & metal, Bytown Museum, M111.

1837-1899 | H. Boker and Co. | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Wick trimmer made of iron by H. Boker and Co., 1837 to 1899.

H. Boker & Co., Wick Trimmer, 1837- 1899, iron, Bytown Museum, I235.

ca. 1840-1860 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 707 KB)

British Navy Cutlass, Sword (Owned by Shiner Mark Gill), ca. 1840-1860.

British Navy Cutlass, Sword (Owned by Shiner Mark Gill), ca. 1840-1860, brass, steel & wood, Bytown Museum, M55.

ca. 1847 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 929 KB)

Bytown Policeman’s Billy Club (Baton), ca. 1847.

Bytown Policeman’s Billy Club (Baton), ca. 1847, wood, Bytown Museum, M17.

1848 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 5 MB)

Reproduction of a public notice from 1848 made of paper and wood.

Reproduction of Public Notice, 1848 (original), paper & wood, Bytown Museum, D140 b.

ca. 1850 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 5 MB)

Christening dress made of cotton, ca. 1850.

Christening Dress, c. 1850, cotton, Bytown Museum, R194.

1850-1900 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Syringe and Case, 1850- 1900.

Syringe and Case, 1850- 1900, glass & metal, Bytown Museum, I199.

1852-1870 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 2 MB)

A surveyor’s tripod dating from between 1852 and 1870, made of wood & leather.

Surveyor’s Tripod, 1852- 1870, wood & leather, Bytown Museum, O146.

1852-1870 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 4 MB)

A surveyor’s eyepiece, dating from between 1852 and 1870, made of brass & glass.

Surveyor’s Eyepiece, 1852- 1870, brass & glass, Bytown Museum, O50.

1852-1870 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 5 MB)

A surveyor’s carrying case, dating from between 1852 and 1870, made of brass and wood.

Surveyor’s Carrying Case , 1852- 1870, brass & wood, Bytown Museum, O57.

1864-1900 | Morse Twist Drill and Machine Co. | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Hand brace and bit made by Morse Twist Drill and Machine Co., 1864 to 1900.

Morse Twist Drill & Machine Co., Hand Brace and Bit, 1864- 1900, Bytown Museum, I63.

Nineteenth Century | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Curd chopper made of steel and ashwood.

Curd Chopper, 19th C., steel & ash wood, Bytown Museum, F1.

Nineteenth Century | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 2 MB)

Hay knife made of iron and ashwood.

Hay Knife, 19th C., iron & ash wood, Bytown Museum, F27.

Nineteenth Century | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Meat chopper from the nineteenth century made of metal and wood.

Meat Chopper, 19th C., metal & wood, Bytown Museum, H297.

Nineteenth Century | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 5 MB)

Darning egg from the nineteenth century made of wood and steel.

Darning Egg, n.d., wood & steel, Bytown Museum, H359 a,b.

Nineteenth Century | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Clevis and link hook from the nineteenth century, made of iron.

Clevis and Link Hook, 19th C., iron, Bytown Museum, I96.

Nineteenth Century | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 6 MB)

Shoulder yoke from the nineteenth century made of cedar.

Shoulder Yoke, 19th C., cedar & iron, Bytown Museum, I172 a.

Nineteenth Century | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Sap bucket from the nineteenth century made of cedar and iron.

Sap Bucket, 19th C., cedar & iron, Bytown Museum, I172 b.

Nineteenth Century | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 2 MB)

Froe knife from the nineteenth century made of wood.

Froe Knife, 19th C., iron, Bytown Museum, I179.

Nineteenth Century | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 2 MB)

Mallet from the nineteenth century made of wood.

Mallet, 19th C., wood, Bytown Museum, I180.

Nineteenth Century | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 2 MB)

Drawknife from the nineteenth century made of iron.

Drawknife, 19th C., iron, Bytown Museum, I211.

Nineteenth Century | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 2 MB)

Spike from the nineteenth century made of iron.

Spike, 19th C., iron, Bytown Museum, I212.

Nineteenth Century | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 5 MB)

Crusie lamp from the nineteenth century made of iron.

Crusie Lamp, 19th C., iron, Bytown Museum, L45.

Nineteenth Century | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 2 MB)

Pitchfork from the nineteenth century made of iron.

Pitch Fork, 19th C., iron, Bytown Museum, I100.

Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 5 MB)

Felling axe head.

Felling axe head (34H453-1), Parks Canada, Ontario Service Centre.

Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Bucksaw made of wood and metal.

Bucksaw, n.d., wood & metal, Bytown Museum, I187.

Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 5 MB)

Camphene lamp made of metal.

Camphene Lamp, n.d., metal, Bytown Museum, L1.

Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Parks Canada Artefact.

Hauling chain (34H25A17-1), Parks Canada, Ontario Service Centre.

Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 5 MB)

Cribbage board made of wood.

Cribbage Board, n.d., wood, Bytown Museum, K173.

Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Fishing spear made from wood, iron, bone, and rawhide.

Fishing Spear, n.d., wood, iron, bone & rawhide, Bytown Museum, I14.

Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 5 MB)

Hunting powder flask made of leather and brass.

Hunting Powder Flask, n.d., leather & brass, Bytown Museum, M3.

Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 2 MB)

Ice saw made of iron and ashwood.

Ice Saw, n.d., iron & ash wood, Bytown Museum, I175.

Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 4 MB)

Jumper bit.

Jumper bit (34H4X3-1), Parks Canada, Ontario Service Centre.

Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Large flat file marked “ W. Hall”.

Large flat file marked “ W. Hall” (34H5R2-5), Parks Canada, Ontario Service Centre.

Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Parks Canada Artefact.

One side of the hand barrow (34H25A3-1), Parks Canada, Ontario Service Centre.

Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 2 MB)

Parks Canada Artefact.

Miner’s spoon (34H4V4-6), Parks Canada, Ontario Service Centre.

Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 5 MB)

Photo Booklet of Old Bytown (City Hall)

Photo Booklet of Old Bytown (City Hall), n.d., photo album, Bytown Museum, P3016.

Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 2 MB)

Parks Canada Artefact.

Pry bar (34H25B10-2), Parks Canada, Ontario Service Centre.

Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 6 MB)

Reproduction of Rideau Canal lock chart made of paper, wood, and glass.

Reproduction of Rideau Canal Lock Chart, n.d., paper, wood & glass, Bytown Museum, P4218.

Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Royal Engineers’ Plaque, n.d., brass, Bytown Museum, N96 a,b.

Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 6 MB)

Parks Canada Artefact.

Sledge hammer head (34H2W2-1), Parks Canada, Ontario Service Centre.

Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Snuff box made of horn, wood, and metal.

Snuff Box, n.d., horn, wood & metal, Bytown Museum, J174.

Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 5 MB)

Splitter made from iron.

Splitter, n.d., iron, Bytown Museum, I176.

Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 5 MB)

Splitting wedge.

Splitting wedge (34H13Q10-1), Parks Canada, Ontario Service Centre.

Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Tatting kit made of leather, brass, and ivory.

Tatting Kit, n.d., leather, brass and ivory, Bytown Museum, H285 a-c.

Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Vice clamp made of wood.

Vice Clamp, n.d., wood, Bytown Museum, I171.

Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 4 MB)

Parks Canada Artefact.

Wedge & Feather (34H3X4-1 & 34H4Q2-3), Parks Canada, Ontario Service Centre.