Creosote ball ?

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1860-1900

GUSN

GUSN-23058

Description

Creosote ball for burning out moths; long wooden handle w/ metal hook and steel balled cage connected to hook; charred ball inside cage.

Details

Descriptive Terms

balls (object genres)
steel (alloy)
wood (plant material)
Steel
BALL, CREOSOTE

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Maintenance T&E

Dimensions

57 x 3 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2808