Conastoga wagon jack

Object Number: 
1938.290
Date: 
1775-1800
Medium: 
Wood, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 x 7 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. ( 58.4 x 19 x 16.5 cm )
Description: 
Wooden wagon jack with iron crank, ratchet, and other features; jack is tarred.
Gallery Label: 
The accession record states that this wagon jack dates from 1786, but provides no information for confirmation.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group