Walker, George Raymond

Spurs

Set of Spurs

Set of Spurs

Description:

These rusted spurs Walker & Reid found with a metal detector and dug up at the Port Pemberton site. They are thought to belong to the period of the Gold Rush Traffic through this district. Item "b" (pictured right) has lost the rowel for spurring and the metal pieces that would help the spur fasten to the boot. Both articles are severely rusted.

Keywords:

spurs, domestic animals

Source:

Walker, George Raymond

Date of Object:

ca. 1860-1900

Accession #:

983.27.15ab

Location:

Schantz house gold rush display

Dimensions:

a) 16 cm L x 10 cm W x 2.5 cm H // b) 13.5 cm L x 11 cm W x 2.5 cm H

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