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Object Name Traveler
Catalog Number 1991.20.75
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Wrought iron;wood
Dimensions H-14.5 W-7.25 D-1.125 inches
Description This measuring device has a black enameled wooden handle. The tang of the wrought iron fork is wedged into the handle. Suspended on two bearings on the tips of the fork is a rivet axle of the wrought iron measuring wheel. It has four "S" curve spokes and an outer wheel. There is a groove in the outer wheel that serves as the sole calibration.
Collection Waveland State Historic Site Collection
Subjects Measurement
Building construction
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS