Floor Closure

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Helmbold's Chemical Warehouse, New York City, c. 1864-69

Object Number: 
1920.122
Date: 
1820-1880
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/8 x 19 1/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 1 x 48.6 x 6 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right in black ink: "C. THOMPSON"; inscribed at lower in graphite: "594 Broadway"; above: "This bldg is / Metropolitan Hotel"; verso contains various clippings detailing the meetings of the Masonic Chancellor Walworth Lodge that met in this building
Description: 
Long wrought iron spatula with rod shaft, flat handle with looped terminus.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this spatula was used to turn pancakes.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group