tablespoon
tablespoon

tablespoon

Object

Accession Number
2017.001.003.002.005
Description
Plain silverplate tablespoon with a beaded trim along the handle. Marked "Wm Rogers & Son AA".
Narrative
These four large tablespoons and five small tablespoons were first owned and used by Dunsmuir descendant John William Bryden (1869-1953) and his wife Ellen Gertrude Tarbell (1882-1964) and was passed down through the family until they were acquired by The Castle Society. These spoons were added to the museum’s collection to aid in the presentation of the Dunsmuir-era at Craigdarroch.
 
History of Use
These four large tablespoons and five small tablespoons were first owned and used by Dunsmuir descendant John William Bryden (1869-1953) and his wife Ellen Gertrude Tarbell (1882-1964) at their Oak Bay B.C. residence at 899 Transit Road, and subsequently at their waterfront house in Royston, Vancouver Island, near Cumberland and Courtenay. They were then inherited by their son Gerald  Robert Bryden (1913-1992) of Royston and then by his daughter in Campbell River, from whom they were acquired by The Castle Society.
Date
circa 1900
Dimensions
1.75 cm x 4 cm x 17 cm
Material
Metal, silver
Technique
Plated
Country of Origin
United States

Related person/business/organization
John William Bryden (owner)