Handle to engraving tool
Overall: 4 x 1 1/8 x 7/8 in. ( 10.2 x 2.9 x 2.2 cm )
incised: on blade: "III" incised: on bottom of handle: "III"
Metal tool used for wood engraving; bulb-like cork handle is rounded on one side and flat on the other.
This object belonged to Lockwood Sanford, a wood engraver active in New Haven, Connecticut, in the latter half of the nineteenth century.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.