Leather boot, gunpowder van uniform

Gunpowder van boot.

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Gunpowder van boot.
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Gunpowder van boot, 13 1/2'' long, leather boot with wooden sole, worn over shoes to avoid making sparks when working in gunpowder vans.

Details

Category:
Miscellanea & Curiosities
Object Number:
1978-7633
Materials:
leather and wood (unidentified)
type:
boot
credit:
Watson, G.W.