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Workman's lamp; Lamp, Whale oil
Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Baker; Baker's lamp; Workman's lamp
Oval lamp made of tin with a cone shaped handle area. A wooden handle would have made this useful for workmen who needed to see inside something.
...Because Somebody Talked!
World War, 1939-1945--United States ; World War, 1939-1945--Social aspects--United States ; National security; War posters, American ; World War II
Poster, color, 20 x 27.75 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
Submarines; Submarine warfare; Sea battles; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Transportation; Water transportation; German Navy
The U-505 is 252 feet long, thirty-seven feet high at the conning tower and twenty-two feet wide at its widest point. Its maximum speed was 18.3 knots on the surface and 7.3 knots submerged. The submarine...
Earrings, Antebellum jewelry
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Jewelry; Earring; Adornment; Antebellum; Hair; Victorian
Metal and human hair pierced-ear loop earrings. Broad gold or brass hoop back with bands holding thick human hair braid; circle of metal at top, one part of which goes through the ear. L 1 3/8" x W 1 1/8"....
Fob, Antebellum jewelry
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Timepiece; Jewelry; Adornment; Antebellum; Victorian; Hair
Carved ivory pendant or charm; carved in shape of a long hoof. Bottom of gold with initials "GFHL" in circle, attatched to small braided hair loop. L 1 3/8".
Necklace, Antebellum jewelry
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Jewelry; Hair; Keepsake; Antebellum; Victorian; Adornment
Locket containing human hair. Oval locket, surrounded by two strands of twisted thick wire. Front side of locket contains four plumes of hair; back side contains three plumes, all under glass. Broken-braided...
Stickpin, Antebellum jewelry
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Victorian; Jewelry; Keepsake; Hair
Single stone stickpin; setting has four molded roses and thistles on outer edge, rope around stone is braid of human hair, set under glass. Long sticker/ pin is twisted in middle. L 3" x W 5/8".
Bracelet, Antebellum jewelry
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Jewelry; Antebellum; Victorian; Keepsake; Hair; Art; Bracelet
Bracelet of crocheted human hair band and stone clasp; stone is a square piece of glass over a black material. Stone set in brass, with draped design, engraving of plumes on brass; and engraved brass catches...
Shadow box, Antebellum keepsake
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Decorative art; Antebellum; Victorian; Keepsake; Hair
Deep oval shadow box, containing flower arrangement made from human hair. Rectangular box is set into oval frame, with small gilt band with carving and high-molded ridge in center. Frame and outside of...
Watch Chain from Early/Mid-Victorian Springfield, IL
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Jewelry; Timepieces; Watch; Adornment; Keepsake; Victorian
Choker-type chain made out of brown braided hair. Has brass hook and clasp at ends, and a mother-of-pear and brass piece in the middle. Brass pieces are heavily decorated. L 14 1/2".
Oil lamp; Light; Lighting device; Whaling; Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Camphene
A heavy cast iron lamp. It is cylindrical with a two wick holes on the top on a slotted panel which includes a knob to move aside that panel for filling. The lamp is on a long iron handle which moves back...
Kitchens; Home food processing; Bowls (Tableware) ;
Round wooden bowl. Made from a burl of a tree. Has been carved out -- not turned. There is a repair made with tin on one side which covers a crack which extends over the lip and to the base.
United States; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths; Ironwork; Wagon shops; Wagon box rod
This is one end of a wagon box rod that has been crafted into a poker.
8 Drawer Cabinet
United States; Homemade furniture; Wooden cabinets; Horseshoe nail boxes; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths
This is an 8 drawer cabinet made using horseshoe nail boxes as drawers. The drawers are furnished with white porcelain 1" diameter drawer pulls held with a bolt and nut. There is no back to the cabinet....
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