Fog Horn

Collection Type

  • Transportation

Date

1840-1880

GUSN

GUSN-2573

Description

Long tin hand-held fog horn, painted brown, with wooden mouthpiece carved and attached by piercing tin with nail into wood.

Details

Descriptive Terms

aerophones
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Tin
Painted
HORN

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Land Transportation Accessory

Dimensions

28.75 (H), 5.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.764