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Object Name Press, Lard
Catalog Number 1993.8.270
Maker Wrightsville Company
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Nickel plated cast iron
Dimensions H-5 W-8 D-4.5 inches
Description This lard press has a nickel plated basin with a pour spout and a black enameled cast iron frame. It is bracketed on top with a thumb screw in a frame that presses down a nickel plated plunger with a handle. Both the plunger and basin have ribbed interiors. The handle on the plunger has an oval hanging hole.
Notes Collected by the donor over the last thirty years from barns, storage sheds, and antique stores in north central Kentucky and probably southern Indiana and Ohio as well.
Collection George Underhill Collection
People Wrightsville Company
Subjects Pork
meat processing
meat packing
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS