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Gouge

Gouge

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Description
This steel gouge came from the shop of Henry Fitz (1808-1863), America’s first successful commercial telescope maker.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
gouge, half-round
Object Type
gouges
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.8 cm x 11.8 cm x 2 cm; 5/16 in x 4 5/8 in x 13/16 in
overall: 5/16 in x 5 3/4 in x 3/4 in;.8255 cm x 14.605 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
PH.315158.171
accession number
215541
catalog number
315158.171
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Willard H. Howell
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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