Branding Iron

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1800-1833

GUSN

GUSN-5922

Description

Heavy branding irons have wrought iron stem curved at top to form "eye"; base is an isoceles trapezoid.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brands
iron (metal)
wrought
Iron
Wrought
IRON, BRANDING

Inscription

On bottom are raised branding inscriptions: A) ""J. Rundlet"" B) ""Portsmouth, NH""

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1023B