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Mouse trap

Object Number: 
1938.257
Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Wood, string
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 × 9 3/4 × 9 1/2 in. (14 × 24.8 × 24.1 cm)
Description: 
Covered and varnished wood mousetrap with a spoon to hold bait and wood block to fall on mouse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group