Plumb-Bob

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1790-1850

GUSN

GUSN-10650

Description

Wooden turnip-shaped plumb-bob with iron peg running through it from top to bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plumb bobs
iron (metal)
oak (wood)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Oak
Iron
Turned
Bob, Plumb

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5 x 3 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.542