Kent Lumber Co., Boiler Setting

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Kent Lumber Co., Boiler Setting

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2019.1.8

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  • 1908 (Creation)
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    Mosher, George, 1842-1919

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1 original architectural drawing
ink on rolled card stock paper
51 cm x 69 cm

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(1842-1919)

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Mechanical Engineer, Draftsman, Patent Attorney
George Mosher was born in Newport Corner, Hants County, NS on August 13, 1842. He married Lucinda Weir in 1885 and had two children Ruth and Eugene.
He was a mechanical engineer, draftsman “all his life” and also a registered Patent Attorney. He often drew the inventions of his clients and then applied for patents both in the United States and Canada. Although most of his educational history is unknown, he did receive a Diploma in Mechanical Drawing from the Boston Public Schools Free Evening Industrial Drawing Program which he attended for two years (1883 and 1884).
He built a new home in Truro in 1890 at 77 King Street which was Gothic Revival in style and he used the front facing tower as a draftsman’s shop.
He was a Presbyterian and is buried in the Robie Street Cemetery, Truro, NS.

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Original architectural drawing for a Boiler Setting for the Kent Lumber Co. including vertical cross sections and end elevation with measurements and building details. Kent Lumber Co. operated in Colchester County, NS.

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