Ice saw

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Creator

unknown (unknown cultural designation) creator
Culture: probably American or English

Subject

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

Description

The handle was designed to be worn with gloves. Ice was harvested from the Hudson River in winter and stored in ice houses, usually packed with sawdust, for use in the summer months.

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. late 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.

Type

hand saws
Classification: tools; agricultural equipment; object (utilitarian)

Identifier

Order Number: 900000
Image Number: 21992271

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Citation

unknown (unknown cultural designation) creator and Culture: probably American or English, “Ice saw,” Stevenson Library Digital Collections, accessed September 29, 2022, https://omekalib.bard.edu/items/show/1840.