Photograph of a red metal can with a hunting scene motif.

Acadia Powder Company of Waverley produced gunpowder, which was used to blast apart rock, speeding up the mining process. The powder was also used for hunting, which explains the motif on this can.

Photograph by Roger Lloyd.
19th Century
Waverley, Nova Scotia, CANADA
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