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Object Name Weathervane
Catalog Number 1993.8.3
Date ca. 1920
Material(s) Tinplate; copper; wrought iron
Dimensions H-58.55 W-12 D-12 inches
Description This is a tin or zinc plated copper shaft, pointed at the bottom with a wire clamp at the top. It sits in a three legged wrought iron bracket with two rings around the shaft. The weathervane is made of aluminum and is in the shape of a decorated wind direction arrow. The globe that comes with the set is a translucent lilac glass and has zinc plated copper fittings at the top and bottom of the globe.
Notes Collected by the donor from antique shops and barns, etc. in southern Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky over the last thirty years.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Jefferson County
Weather vanes
Wind instruments
Weather
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS