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Model of the facade of portcullis door of the Garrison. Hinged door mounted on wooden pedestal showing the pulley construction of the portcullis. Scale: 3/4"= 1'
wood (plant material)
It seems like everyone who lived in the Gilman Garrison in Exeter, New Hampshire was fascinated by its inner workings. This model, made in the mid-twentieth century by William Perry Dudley, demonstrates the pulley system and portcullis door, installed in the structure to provide extra protection.
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.),
Possibly Dudley, William Perry (Maker)
Cambridge, MA, USA
16 1/2 x 14 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
Massachusetts (United States)
New Hampshire (United States)