Pick axe

Object Number: 
1938.281
Date: 
ca. 1800-1850
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 19 1/2 in. ( 4.4 x 49.5 cm )
Description: 
Wrought iron pick head with one end pointed and the other flat; central hole for handle; long wooden handle.
Gallery Label: 
The pick head originallly had a wooden handle; however it was dislodged prior to its accession.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Provenance: 
Formerly in the collection of Colonel Paxson of Helicong, Pa.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group