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Ice skates

Ice skates
Title
Ice skates
Date 
1825-1850
Medium 
Wood, steel, leather
Dimensions 
each: 5 x 12 x 2 3/4 in. ( 12.7 x 30.5 x 7 cm )
Description 
Ice skates with steel blade with long curving tip painted black and attached to carved wooden base with leather straps at heel and toe; spikes project from top of wooden base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Capt. J. H. Bogardus
Object Number 
1949.3ab
Gallery Label 
These ice skates belonged to the donor's grandfather, Jeremiah Bogardus (1800-1876), who lived in Athens (Greene Co.), N.Y.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group