Single-edge billhook with long Yorkshire-style handle

Creator

unknown (unknown cultural designation) creator
Culture: probably English

Subject

agricultural equipment; historic landscapes; estates (agricultural); country houses; Hudson River, United States; historic farms

Description

Billhooks were used in pruning, clearning heavy brush, and maintaining hedges.

Coverage

Repository: Montgomery Place (American repository, 1802 CE-), Annandale-on-Hudson, Dutchess, New York, United States

Source

Bard College, Montgomery Place Collection

Date

probably ca. 19th century-early 20th century

Contributor

Sponberg-Paraday, Livia (photographer)

Rights

Prior written permission required to use any photograph from the Bard College Montgomery
Place Collection.

Format

length of handle 38 inches; height of blade 12.5 inches

Type

billhooks
Classification: tools; garden tools; agricultural equipment; object (utilitarian)

Identifier

Order Number: 900000
Image Number: 21992278

Files

21992278-21992278.jpg

Citation

unknown (unknown cultural designation) creator and Culture: probably English, “Single-edge billhook with long Yorkshire-style handle,” Stevenson Library Digital Collections, accessed August 19, 2022, https://omekalib.bard.edu/items/show/1857.

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