hand cart

hand cart
Title
hand cart
Date 
1850-1875
Medium 
Oak
Dimensions 
Overall: 45 1/2 x 20 x 10 in. ( 115.6 x 50.8 x 25.4 cm )
Description 
Oak handcart with hand-shaped handles; wooden axle and wheels held together with metal pin.
Credit Line 
Gift of Oliver E. Kreiger
Object Number 
1937.70
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this handcart belonged to Gerrittsen's Tide Mill located on Mill Pond in Flatlands, Brooklyn. It was used to move bags and barrels around the mill until about 1917. The records state that the object could not date from before 1850.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group