unknown (unknown cultural designation) creator
Culture: probably American or English
agricultural equipment; historic landscapes; estates (agricultural); country houses; Hudson River, United States; historic farms
Iron tongs were used to handle the large blocks of ice harvested from the Hudson River in winter. Similar tongs were used to handle logs of wood.
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)
Prior written permission required to use any photograph from the Bard College Montgomery
length 23 inches from tip of handle to bottom curve of blade
Classification: tools; garden tools; agricultural equipment; object (utilitarian)
Order Number: 900000
Image Number: 21992285
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