Tool Holder

Tool Holder

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This rectangular wooden box with 26 holes came from the shop of Henry Fitz (1808-1863), America’s first successful commercial telescope maker. It was probably used to hold tools.
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Object Name
tool holder
Object Type
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
overall: 6.8 cm x 21 cm x 6 cm; 2 11/16 in x 8 1/4 in x 2 3/8 in
overall: 2 1/4 in x 8 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 5.715 cm x 20.955 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Willard H. Howell
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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