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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
Measures
Measuring
Tools
Equipment
Building
Building construction
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS