Michael Manson Shaving Mug

Significance: The shaving mug was used by Mr. Manson when, as an MLA, he represented Comox District from 1909 to 1916 and Mackenzie District from1924 until his death in 1932. Michael and his brother John Manson made important contributions to the early settlement of Cortes Island and the east coast of Vancouver Island. Manson Lagoon and Manson’s Landing are named for them.

Date Range: circa 1910

Place of Manufacture: Limoges, France

Accession number: TBA

Location: Permanent collection, storage

Donor: May Ellingsen