Doorknob

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1840

GUSN

GUSN-31241

Description

Pair of glass doorknobs cottered to a steel spindle. Brass and steel base, nickel-plated or painted. Hidden escutcheons included.

Details

Descriptive Terms

doorknobs
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
casting (process)
steel (alloy)
Hardware, Door
Doorknob
Doorknob

Inscription

"No. 1784 / F. Draper. / Glass Door Knobs / Patented Apl. 10th, / 184_" (handwritten)

Maker

Robinson, Draper and Lord (Maker)

Location of Origin

MA, USA

Dimensions

2 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1927.108.1

Date

1840 (April 10, 1840 patent date)

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
East Cambridge (Cambridge, Middlesex county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]