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Refrigerator

Description

Tan painted ice chest; rectangular w/ legs broken off; 2 doors on front facing center w/ white knobs and keyhole locks; circular vent on side; hinged top opens.

Details

Maker
The American Refrigerator Co. (Maker)
Date
1864-1890
Inscriptions
Embossed on copper plate on front: ""THE AMERICAN/ REFRIGERATOR CO./ JOHN C. SCHOOLEY/ PATENTED/ JAN 5TH 1864""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
cookware
Painted
painting (coating)
REFRIGERATOR
refrigerators
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
39.5 x 38.5 x 24 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4600
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
21321

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