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Object Name Wrench, Monkey
Catalog Number 1989.19.8
Date 1900-1950
Material(s) Wood/Steel
Dimensions H-10.125 W-2.75 D-1.25 inches
Description This in an adjustable or monkey wrench. It has a wooden handle and the lower jaw is adjustable. There is an adjustment screw with a knurled handle threaded into the lower jaw.
Notes Collected by former staff at Eastern State Hospital for a planned museum, 1956-69. Eastern was opened in 1824 as the state "Lunatic Asylum." The collection documented the lives of patients as sick persons and as wards of the state forced to earn their keep.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Tools
Psychiatric hospitals
Lunatic asylums
Search Terms Eastern State Hospital
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS