Watchmen's rattle/ noisemaker

Object Number: 
INV.7877
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Wood, steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/4 x 2 in. ( 23.5 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Wooden noisemaker with ratchet mounted on wooden handle with metal dowel; clapper mounted in rectangular projection and held in place with metal screws.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group