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Rat trap

Object Number: 
1948.45
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Wood, iron, steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 6 1/4 x 4 in. ( 17.8 x 15.9 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Rat trap composed of wooden base with rounded corners and cylindrical recess to hold bait, vertical wood element, and u-shaped steel spring.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Rev. Robert K. Stansfield
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group