iron

1982

Sculpture in two parts. Top portion consists of a cresent moon and iron sphere attach to an I-beam. The surface is painted with geometric patterns in bright green, yellow, red, blue, and black...

sml spec, 2 x 1.5

c. 1880-1890's

Hand cranked doorbell, for domestic use. (Raymond W. Hillman/12/17/99)

1840-1879

Object is from San Francisco Mint Museum which closed in 1994. No original catalog information available. Ray Hillman comments: 19th century cooking kettle for use in fireplace or camp cooking...

1900s

Metal pan with sloping sides used for gold mining. Object is from the San Francisco Mint Museum, which was closed in 1994. Original catalogue card indicates object was purchased for the U.S. Mint...

spike. Description: railroad spike - iron - came from old railroad tracks that ran into Yosemite and stopped at El Portal.

Hydraulic mining hose. Description: section of hydraulic mining hose, riveted sheet metal sections over cast iron funnel with bolt holes, tapers from 15" to 5" diameter. Dimensions: 78 inches...

1925

Pump. Description: gasoline Pump, Wayne model 492, visiblepump (sic), cast iron base designed after columns of Temple of Victory in the Acropolis, Athens, therefore called victory Pump....

Longshoreman's hook. Description: iron hook set in wooden handle. History: This hook was used by donor who has worked as a longshoreman in the Bay Area (San Francisco, Oakland, Crockett and...

Early 19th century

Spoons. Description: Two spoons, 10 inched long, hand wrought iron, coated with wax, bowls quite shallow and leaf shaped with pointed ends. Handles vary from 1/4" to 1/2" wide with chisled...

19th c.

Sign. Description: Cast iron chicken sign. Carved sheet iron game cocks in flight, attached to iron building sign fixture

late 18th & early 19th c.

Tools. Description: iron; colonial, not made after 1823; e.g. double iron spike sticking out, used to work on horseshoeing.

Object: Hand-forged iron shears which date to the 19th century...

late 18th & early 19th c.

Hand forged tool. From master record: Tools. Description: iron; colonial, not made after 1823; e.g. double iron spike sticking out, used to work on horseshoeing.

late 18th & early 19th c.

Spike with round handle. Tools. Description: iron; colonial, not made after 1823; e.g. double iron spike sticking out, used to work on horseshoeing.

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late 18th & early 19th c.

Blacksmithing tool, made of handforged iron. From the original record:Tools. Description: iron; colonial, not made after 1823; e.g. double iron spike sticking out, used to work on horseshoeing....

19th century

Table. Description: Spanish, dark finish, drawer with iron pull

From the History Information Station

Object: Oak table made during the 19th century. The nails in the table top and...

ca. 1968

Iron stand. Description: Iron stand made to hold the stone water filter on the Mission platform.

From the History Information Station

Object: Water filter carved from volcanic rock...

early 19th c.

Antique navigational divider. Nav. dividers, iron. European origin, country uncertain?

From the History Information Station

Object: Divider used for measuring and marking maps,...

Pair of tools. Description:

a - calipers - Mission Artifacts case

From the History Information Station

Object: Iron calipers which date to the 19th century. Calipers...

16th-17th century

Chest. Description: leather cassone; leather over wood with iron strapping and lock; elaborate leather design

c. 18th century

Gates. Description: pair of wrought iron gates with copper-like flowers.

History: Spanish

From the History Information Station:

Object: Wrought iron gates similar to the...

19th century

Whaling head. Description: whaler's harpoon head, iron.

History: California

From the History Information Station

Object: Iron harpoon head, circa 19th century. The double...

19th century

Harpoon. Description: 2 pronged whaling harpoon; iron; California

From the History Information Stationi

Object: Iron harpoon head from 19th century California.

History: The...

Kettle. Description: copper, with iron handle.

From the History Information Station:

Object: Copper pot imported to California from Mexico in the 19th century.

History:...

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