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Object Name Insulator
Catalog Number 1993.8.447
Maker Hemingray Glass Company
Date ca. 1855
Material(s) Glass
Dimensions H-4.25 Dia-3.25 Cir-10.5 inches
Description This is an aqua green colored glass insulator with a pronounced dome and side wire groove without a wire ridge. The piece has a beehive shape. It has a small inner skirt and a plane base with no drip points. The interior of the crown is threaded.
Notes Hemingray Glass began in Covington, Ky in the 1870s. The company moved to Muncie in the 1890s but many of the Hemingray Family remained in Covington.
Collection George Underhill Collection
People H.G. Company
Hemingray Glass Company
Subjects Telecommunications industry
Telecommunication lines
Telecommunication cables
Telegraph & telephone poles
Telegraph lines
Telegraph poles
Telephone poles
Telephone lines
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS