Padlock and key

Object Number: 
1943.60ab
Date: 
ca. 1889
Medium: 
Steel
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 2 1/2 × 1 3/4 × 1 1/4 in. (6.4 × 4.4 × 3.2 cm) Overall (b): 2 1/4 × 1 1/4 in. (5.7 × 3.2 cm)
Marks: 
cast: into either side of lock with raised letters: "1889" and "CA"
Description: 
Padlock made of steel with U-shape lock that fully releases both ends when key in hole in base of barrel-shaped padlock is turned; double sided key.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Eugene A. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group