Doorknob

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1836

GUSN

GUSN-31242

Description

Glass knob axially bolted to a cylindrical wood block.

Details

Descriptive Terms

doorknobs
glass (material)
wood (plant material)
Hardware, Door
Doorknob
Doorknob

Inscription

"E. Robinson, F. Draper, & G.H. Lord, E. Cambridge, Mass." (Ink on paper)
"M 29" (printed)
"No. 98 / Robinson Draper and Lord. / Glass Knobs for / Doors. / Patented Dec. 2d, / 1836." (Paper tag)

Maker

Robinson, Draper and Lord (Maker)

Location of Origin

MA, USA

Object Type

Building Components; Finish Hardware

Dimensions

2.25 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1927.109

Date

1836 (December 2, 1836 patent date)

Places

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