Helmbold's Chemical Warehouse, New York City, c. 1864-69
Overall: 3/8 x 19 1/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 1 x 48.6 x 6 cm )
Signed at lower right in black ink: "C. THOMPSON"; inscribed at lower in graphite: "594 Broadway"; above: "This bldg is / Metropolitan Hotel"; verso contains various clippings detailing the meetings of the Masonic Chancellor Walworth Lodge that met in this building
Long wrought iron spatula with rod shaft, flat handle with looped terminus.
According to the donor, this spatula was used to turn pancakes.
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
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