Rattrap

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-20269

Description

Rat trap; paper label attached on back w/ directions for bating; rounded flat piece on bottom w/ perpendicular wooden piece w/ hook to secure metal wire; springs on back behind perpendicular piece; hole in bottom for bait.

Details

Descriptive Terms

traps (trapping equipment)
wood (plant material)
RATTRAP

Inscription

Printed label on back: ""MANUFACTURED BY THE/ [?] Manufacturing Co., Limited/ [?] ERIE, P.A."" ""ERIE RAT TRAP./ The Best Rat Trap on Earth""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6.875 x 3.625 x 6.125 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3430

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)