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Object Name Crock
Catalog Number 1990.14.40
Date ca. 1890
Material(s) Earthenware
Dimensions H-18.25 W-12.5 inches
Description This is a large earthenware crock. It is glazed brown and has two decorative handles on the sides. There is an "8" on the front.
Notes From the Lawrence County farm of the Gambill family operated by Dr. Henry H. Gambill, his twin brother Dr. John Gambill, and Henry's son Charles(the donor). The farm operated from the early 1800s through the 1940s, although the tools only span from the 1870s through the 1940s. See file.

Note found in the crock, appears to be an old exhibit label, says, "Crock Churn Used on the Gambill family farm in Lawrence County, Kentucky, ca. 1890. Crock churns were easier to keep clean. Donated by Charles Gambill, 1990.14.40."
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Crockery
Farm equipment
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS