Collection of tools and fragments (37 pieces)
Metal, ivory, glass, cardboard, paper
Overall: 2 3/4 x 11 3/8 x 6 3/4 in. ( 7 x 28.9 x 17.1 cm )
stamped: on saw blade fragment: "MITCHELL" impressed:
Collection of artist's tools, fragments of artist's materials, and other miscellaneous articles; thirty-seven pieces, including a brass lock, a cardboard box containing four pieces of glass, balance arm and one pan of a scale, two brass tools with wooden handles, three wooden handles and one brass handle without tool heads, one black crayon and one small block of unidentified substance (both with original paper wrappings), one ivory spool, one rectangular piece of sheet metal, one sheet metal cylinder, one brass and ivory machine part that swivels, one U-shaped metal object, one fragment of a saw blade, one cardboard disk, one cardboard strip, one rectangular piece of glass with painted leaf design with traces of gilding, and twelve assorted metal fragments.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.