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Catalog Number 1982.022.002
Description Canteen, c. 1914-1918 (WWI) or 1939-1945 (WWII). Rounded metal container covered in tan canvas cloth. Backside of canteen has concave circle. Printed on front of canvas covering reads, "GOVERNMENT" and "WOOLWINE" on top of mouthpiece cap at top of canteen. Metal rings attach canvas strap to either side of the canteen. Canvas strap is knotted at top to adjust length of strap. Canvas strap is attached to metal rings by threading through the rings and secured together with two metal eyelets.
Object Name Canteen
Collection 3D - Food Service Tools & Equipment
Title Canteen, c. 1914-1918 (WWI) or 1939-1945 (WWII)
Date c. 1914-1918 or 1939-1945
Creator Woolwine Metal Products Company, Los Angeles
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "GOVERNMENT" (Stamp printed on cloth covering of canteen at center); "WOOLWINE" (Embossed in metal mouthpiece at top of canteen)
Provenance From WWI or WWII.
Dimensions H-23.75 W-7.75 D-3 inches
Search Terms Canteen
War
World War 1
World War I
World War II
World War One
WWI
WWII
Subjects Canteens (Wartime)
Drinking vessels
War
World War I
World War II