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Object Name Duster, Powder
Catalog Number 1993.8.16
Maker Potato Implement Company
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Wood; copper; tinplate; leather
Dimensions H-24 W-6 D-3 inches
Description This is a small bellows device with two parallel wooden plates with handles attached by screws to either side of leather bag. There is a hollow copper tube extending from the mouth of the bag. This device was used to spread pesticides.
Notes Caution: green powder contents still present depite vacumming. Needs special storage in airtight bag. Collected by the donor from antique shops and barns, etc. in southern Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky over the last thirty years.
Collection George Underhill Collection
People Potatoe Implement Company
Subjects Bellows
Search Terms Jefferson County
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS