Skip header and navigation

Refine By

1 records – page 1 of 1.

French fry potato cutter

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4578
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Food Service
Classification
Food Service
Accession Number
000003075
Description
French fry potato cutter, which consists of a rectangular-shaped cast-iron base with traces of green paint on its outer edges; the top of the base has a square cutting press with long squared notches cut into it; this press has a long lever attached at one end; the lever will move the press along r…
  2 images  
Accession Number
000003075
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Food Service
Classification
Food Service
MeSH Heading
Cooking and Eating Utensils
Food Services, Hospital
Mental Health -- hospital
Description
French fry potato cutter, which consists of a rectangular-shaped cast-iron base with traces of green paint on its outer edges; the top of the base has a square cutting press with long squared notches cut into it; this press has a long lever attached at one end; the lever will move the press along rounded side pieces; the other end has oval threaded adjustment pieces that would have held a blade; there is an engraved manufacturer's label at one side, as well as an adhesive tag (now removed). Deaccessioned.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital by kitchen staff.
Maker
Leland Detroit Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: brown; silver
paint: green
Inscriptions
The manufacturer's label reads, "LELAND // FRENCH FRY POTATO CUTTER // SPECIAL MODEL NO J - 146 // LELAND DETROIT MFG. CO. // DETROIT 10, MICH."; one side of the base had an adhesive tag (now removed) that read, "F.14"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-P1-2
Temporary Location
Deaccessioned.
Dimension Notes
Length 67.0 cm x Width 12.9 cm x Depth 30.7 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows wear and a fair amount of corrosion; most of the paint on the outside of the base is now missing (only traces remain).
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Connie Cox, retired KPH nurse
Research Facts
The French fry potato cutter was part of the Rockwood Museum collection (#F.14)
Images
Less detail