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Model of the facade of portcullis door of the Garrison. Hinged door mounted on wooden pedestal showing the pulley construction of the portcullis. Scale: 3/4"= 1'

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It seems like everyone who lived in the Gilman Garrison in Exeter, New Hampshire was fascinated by its inner workings. This model, made in the mid-twentieth century by William Perry Dudley, demonstrates the pulley system and portcullis door, installed in the structure to provide extra protection.
Maker
Possibly Dudley, William Perry (Maker)
Date
1934-1967
Location of origin
Cambridge, MA, USA
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Model, Architect's
models (representations)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
16 1/2 x 14 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1979.13
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26190

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