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Carriage jack

Object Number: 
1973.19
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 37 x 20 in. ( 14 x 94 x 50.8 cm )
Description: 
Wooden carriage jack with metal ratchet.
Gallery Label: 
The accession records state that this jack dates from ca. 1890, but give no background information to substantiate this.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Harold A. Gauchet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group