Overall: 32 in. ( 81.3 cm )
Wooden pump drill composed of a vertical cylindrical spindle terminating in an iron drill bit that presses a sliding horizontal bow with a rope attached to its ends and a fixed circular disc.
Gift of Mrs. Rita Gottesman
According to the donor, this pump drill was made by Charles Hewlett, a cabinet maker in Hewlett, Long Island in 1825.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.