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Ash shovel

Description

Iron shovel and steel shaft. Brass handle. Hand forged shovel attached to shaft by two rivets. Ball and steeple finial.

Details

Maker
Edmands, Barnabas (Maker)
Date
1810-1819
Location of origin
Charlestown, MA, USA
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Iron
iron (metal)
SHOVEL, FIREPLACE
shovels
Steel
steel (alloy)
Dimensions
31 x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1952.141
GUSN
17319
Reference Notes
Mitchell, James R.. Early American Life. [No Publisher]. _____ Note _____ "Brass Andiron Makers of Boston", August, 1980.

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