Container for polishing powder, ca. 1840
Contributed by an individual through Maine Historical Society
William Webb, a master brass worker with a foundry in Warren, used this can to dispense fine powder, such as burnishing powder or soldering flux. He would run a tool or his finger across the serrated edge of the handle to help dispense the powder.
- Title: Container for polishing powder, ca. 1840
- Creation Date: circa 1840
- Subject Date: circa 1840
- Town: Warren
- County: Knox
- State: ME
- Media: Metal
- Local Code: Private
- Collection: Private
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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