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Woodward patent roller skate

Woodward patent roller skate

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Roller Skate
date made
1859
maker
Woodward
Physical Description
metal (iron) (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 3 in x 2 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 7.62 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
CL.64.1043
catalog number
64.1043
accession number
270696
Credit Line
from Miss Elizabeth W. Plimpton
subject
Sports
Roller Skating
recreational
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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