Cramahe Archives Digital Collection
Dispensing Weights & Pins Storage Box, Griffis Drug Store, Colborne, Cramahe Township
Description
Media Type
Image
Object
Item Type
Equipment
Description
Hinged wooden box. Original velvet lining is in very poor condition.

Contained 16 square or rectangular weights, 16 circular weights, 2 'bowled' weights of various sizes including two drachms, two scruples, one drachm, three half drachm, one scruple, and half scruple.
Notes
See the publication - How Firm a Foundation: A History of the Township of Cramahe and the Village of Colborne in Cramahe's Digital Archives (3bk), p.134 for references to Griffis Drug Store.

(Argyris, Eileen. How Firm a Foundation: A History of the Township of Cramahe and the Village of Colborne. Erin, Ontario: Boston Mills Press, 2000).
Inscriptions
One weight imprinted with Birmingham.
Subject(s)
Local identifier
12ar
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.00012 Longitude: -77.8828
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Holder
Copyright, public domain: Cramahe Township Public Library owns the rights to the archival copy of the digital image.
Contact
Cramahe Township Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address
6 King Street West
PO Box 190
Colborne, ON K0K 1S0
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Dispensing Weights & Pins Storage Box, Griffis Drug Store, Colborne, Cramahe Township


Hinged wooden box. Original velvet lining is in very poor condition.

Contained 16 square or rectangular weights, 16 circular weights, 2 'bowled' weights of various sizes including two drachms, two scruples, one drachm, three half drachm, one scruple, and half scruple.