Crutch

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-3123

Description

Tapering chamfer-edged rectangular shaft incised with inscriptions and decorative devices on all sides; tapers to end and arched arm; mortised on top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

crutches (equipment)
accessories
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Maple
Pine
CRUTCH

Inscription

Incised: 1- ""J.D.K. Nov. 17th, 1823"" 2- ""Samuel Longfellow. Liberty"" 3- ""S.N.D.K. March 20th 1828"" 4- ""Mr. Jos. Bleack in Kensington March 27, 1779 No Domny""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

51 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1623