School Bell

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-4340

Description

Hand-held "school"-type bell; brass body with incised line near mouth; iron ball clapper connected to a shaft that is connected to a rod going through center of handle and terminating in a brass finial; wodden ring and vase turned handle, painted black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bells (idiophones)
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Brass
Iron
Painted
BELL, SCHOOL

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7 (H), 3.875 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.638