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Object Name Broadax
Catalog Number 1993.8.100
Date ca. 1800
Material(s) Wrought iron; wood
Dimensions H-19.25 W-8.25 D-1.25 inches
Description This is a blacksmith-made common broadax. It has a heavy squared poll with a wide blade beveled on the right. The handle is straight, possibly a replacement.
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 Tools
Wood working
Wood work
Building
Carpenters
Search Terms Jefferson County
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS