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Crutch

Description

Tapering chamfer-edged rectangular shaft incised with inscriptions and decorative devices on all sides; tapers to end and arched arm; mortised on top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Inscriptions
Incised: 1- ""J.D.K. Nov. 17th, 1823"" 2- ""Samuel Longfellow. Liberty"" 3- ""S.N.D.K. March 20th 1828"" 4- ""Mr. Jos. Bleack in Kensington March 27, 1779 No Domny""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
CRUTCH
crutches (equipment)
Maple
maple (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
51 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1623
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3123

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