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Object Name Toolbox
Catalog Number 1993.8.474
Maker Zahn, Johan
Date ca. 1825
Material(s) Wood; wrought iron
Dimensions H-15 W-35.5 D-15.75 inches
Description This is a wooden toolbox. It has solid wood sides, a two-piece bottom joined with a strip of wood secured in grooves in both pieces of wood, and simple butt joints at the corners with strap iron wrapped around the side corners. There are two straps nailed from front to back in the middle of the chest, which are secured with mixture of hand headed and cut nails. There is a hole on the front for a lock, as well as oval iron handles on both sides which swivel in heavy cotter pins.
Notes Collected by the donor from antique stores, barns, etc. in southern Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky over the last thirty years.
Collection George Underhill Collection
People Zahn, Johan
Subjects Tools
Boxes
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS