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Historical Artifacts


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Title Date Object Number
Letter opener 1840-1900 1942.399
Gas lighter ca. 1910 1947.244
Chapeau (bicorne) with case ca. 1899 1950.325d,g
Sand caster ca. 1848 768
Spoon 1700-1800 Z.108
Butter ladle/paddle ca. 1700-1800 INV.15010
Butter ladle/paddle ca. 1775-1850 INV.7880
Bootjack 1870-1900 Z.147
Bootjack 1800-1900 1920.139
Nutmeg grater/tobacco shredder ca. 1675-1775 INV.746


Creative: Tronvig Group