Refrigerator

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1864-1890

GUSN

GUSN-21321

Description

Tan painted ice chest; rectangular w/ legs broken off; 2 doors on front facing center w/ white knobs and keyhole locks; circular vent on side; hinged top opens.

Details

Descriptive Terms

refrigerators
cookware
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Painted
REFRIGERATOR

Inscription

Embossed on copper plate on front: ""THE AMERICAN/ REFRIGERATOR CO./ JOHN C. SCHOOLEY/ PATENTED/ JAN 5TH 1864""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

The American Refrigerator Co. (Maker)

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

39.5 x 38.5 x 24 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4600