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Hand Pump

1991.1158 (RS21583)

Description

Roughly an octagonal red-painted hand pump, with metal fixtures attached to a wood and tin plunger with metal wire. There is indentation along one side for holding. Repair made to pegged anchoring of pump handle held by a wooden pin. A bent ring is attached to the top of the pump for hanging on a wall.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1900
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
oil paint (paint)
tin (metal)
wire
wood (plant material)
Object type
Plumbing Fixture
Descriptive terms
Oil Paint
oil paint (paint)
Pump
Tin
tin (metal)
wire
Wire
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
17 x 3.063 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1158
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3374

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