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Padlock

Description

Small, heart-shaped, with stamped keyhole cover; back has owner's name engraved.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1837
Inscriptions
Stamped on keyhole cover: ""[crown] W.R."" Engraved on reverse: ""M. Gove [or Gore]""
Location of origin
England
Material
brass (alloy)
engraving (printing process)
iron (metal)
stamping (forming)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Crown
crowns (headdresses)
engraving (printing process)
Iron
iron (metal)
PADLOCK
padlocks
Possibly stamping (forming)
Stamped
Steel
steel (alloy)
Stipple Engraved
Dimensions
1.75 x 1.25 x 0.375 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1924.753.2
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
30400

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