|Object Name||Trap, Beaver|
|Catalog Number||1954.3 [dup1]|
|Dimensions||H-5 W-12 D-11 inches|
|Description||This beaver trap has two flat-sided jaws powered by two V-springs, one of which has taken a set. The pan is octagonal in shape and is currently held upside down to the long, thin dog by wax. There is a chain consisiting of 11 links held to the trap body by a single eye bolt, and the chain ends in a large hook. All parts are iron and are heavily patinated.|
John Lamdin (b. 1796) and Silas Lambdin (b. 1832) were both born in Whitley County, 18 miles south east of Williamsburg, Ky. in an area known then as "Little America."
The donor, Dr. Lambdin, was born in "Little America' in 1880 moving to Kansas in 1883.
|Collection||Dr. H. S. Lambdin Collection|
Lambdin, H. S. Dr.
Whitley County (Ky.)
|Physical Holder||Kentucky Historical Society - KHS|