Dust Gun brand hand rotary duster
unknown (unknown cultural designation) creator
Culture: probably American or English
agricultural equipment; historic landscapes; estates (agricultural); country houses; Hudson River, United States; historic farms; farming
Hand rotary dusters were used to apply chemicals, whether herbicides or fertilizer in powder form. When the handle is rotated, a fan rotates at high speed and draws air from outside to broadcast the dust.
Repository: Montgomery Place (American repository, 1802 CE-), Annandale-on-Hudson, Dutchess, New York, United States
Bard College, Montgomery Place Collection
probably ca. 19th century-early 20th century
Sponberg-Paraday, Livia (photographer)
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height 12 inches; width 16 inches
Classification: tools; garden tools; agricultural equipment; object (utilitarian)
Order Number: 900000
Image Number: 22019969
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