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Object Name: scuttle
Object Type: coal
Category: Furnishings
Discipline: Local History
Material: metal, unknown
Accession Number: 1991.026.001a-b
Culture: Canadian
Absolute Date: 1880 C
Description: a) Toleware coal shuttle or purdonium, black metal with gold decoration, cast metal handle; b) metal insert with 2 d-shaped handles on inside edge.
History of Use: Found at the Willoughby Estate, Belfountain, Caledon. A John Willoughby occupied a stone house in Belfountain in 1861. His son John Willoughby Junior sold Lot 19 in 1907. The house on Lot 19, Conc 2 WHS was probably demolished in the 1960's.
Unit-Linear: cm
Institution: Peel Heritage Complex
Institution City: Brampton
Institution Province: Ontario
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