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Object Name Insulator
Catalog Number 1993.8.446
Date ca. 1855
Material(s) Ceramic
Dimensions H-3.375 Dia-3.25 Cir-10.5 inches
Description This is a clear glazed ceramic insulator with a pronounced but slightly flattened dome and wire ridge. It has a side wire groove. There is an inner skirt. The interior of the dome is threaded. The top of the dome is stamped with a date, "JUN 27 Re[illegible]".
Notes Collected by the donor from antique stores, barns, etc. in southern Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky over the last thirty years.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Telecommunications industry
Telecommunication lines
Telecommunication cables
Telegraph & telephone poles
Telegraph lines
Telegraph poles
Telephone poles
Telephone lines
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS