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Object Name Flask, Powder
Catalog Number 1957.58
Maker Hazards Powder Company
Date 1836-1913
Material(s) Tin
Dimensions H-5.75 W-4 D-1.5 inches
Description This is a tin pocket flask. It has a black painted, oval-shaped body with a screw on lid. The lid is marked Hazards Powder. There is a round mark on one side that suggests the flask once had a label attached.
Notes The Hazards Powder mark on the lid may reference The Hazards Powered Company of Enfield, Connecticut (1836-1913). The company produced gunpowder and this may be one of their retail containers.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Bottles
Drinking
vessels
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS