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

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]