Miller, Morgan

Miller, Morgan
Blower for Forge

Blower for Forge

Description:

a) This is a blower for a forge on a stand. With the exception of the handle it is completely metal. If one were to turn the handle a fan would blow air through a pipe to a forge. It is very rusted. Inscription- "Champion Blower and Forge Co., Lancaster, PA.,U.S A., Patented April 16, 1902, June 11, July 30, 1901. See Hudson's Bay 1910-1911 catalogue p206. b) The second blower apparatus reads "Champion Blower & Forge Co., Lancaster, PA., USA" - casing also reads "400". Both blowers are the same dimension.

Date of Object:

ca. 1910

Accession #:

985.04.05ab

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Coal-Oil Heater

Coal-Oil Heater

Description:

This is a small coal-oil heater. It is a cast iron cylinder of about 68 cm. in height , including an ornamental top. It has a handle near the top. It is black in colour. Condition: it is in good condition showing little signs of rust.

Date of Object:

ca. 1900-1930

Accession #:

985.04.01

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Planet Jr., Seeder

Planet Jr., Seeder

Description:

This item is a seeder. It has a wheel attached to it as well as a blade for drilling a plate for the seeds. A small lever can be turned to select the seed type or to close the planting device. It has a container to hold the seeds that will be planted. Condition: it is rusted and the paint is fading. Inscription: "Plant Jr., U.S.A., No. 4".

Date of Object:

1920

Accession #:

985.04.06

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