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Object Name Traveler
Catalog Number 1993.8.220
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) wrought iron
Dimensions H-17.5 W-7.25 D-0.75 inches
Description This is a wrought iron, blacksmith made traveler or measuring device. The handle has a hanging loop on the end. The handle splits to form a fork. The wheel has a center brace riveted to the fork. There is a scribe line on the outer circumference.
Notes Collected by the donor over the last 30 years from barns, storage sheds, and antique stores in north central Kentucky and probably southern Indiana and Ohio as well.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Measurement
Building construction
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS