Clamps

Object Number: 
1954.141ab
Date: 
ca. 1861
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 6 5/8 in. × 4 in. × 3/4 in. (16.8 × 10.2 × 1.9 cm) Overall (b): 6 1/2 in. × 3 in. × 3/4 in. (16.5 ×
Description: 
Iron or steel clamps with U-shaped arm and wing shaped terminus.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, these clamps were used by John F. Martin in his work on the 'Monitor' under the direction of John Ericsson at the Brooklyn Navy yard.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. W.F. Bolen
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group