Steelyard

Steelyard

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Description
Iron steelyard with square beam, pear shaped weight, and worn paper label that reads “FARMER’S STEELYARD...”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Steelyard
Date made
late 19th century
1850-1900
Measurements
overall: 12 in x 21 in; 30.48 cm x 53.34 cm
overall: 1 7/8 in x 23 1/8 in x 2 in; 4.7625 cm x 58.7375 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
CH.61.15
accession number
233292
catalog number
61.15
Credit Line
Gift of Peter Welsh
subject
Weights & Measures
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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