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Fly Trap

Fly Trap

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Object Name
Fly Trap
trap, fly
date made
ca 1856
patent date
1856-10-07
place made
United States: Connecticut, New Haven, Westville
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal, brass (component material)
metal, iron (component material)
cloth, canvas (component material)
Measurements
overall: 8 in x 10 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 20.32 cm x 26.67 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
DL.388489
catalog number
388489
accession number
182022
patent number
15848
Credit Line
Gift ofDr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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