⅛” steel firmer chisel with turned hickory handle and horn ferrule

Made:
1790-1819 in United Kingdom
maker:
Bishop

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Steel firmer chisel with turned hickory handle and horn ferrule, by Bishop, United Kingdom, 1758-1769. Used in James
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Steel firmer chisel with turned hickory handle and horn ferrule, by Bishop, United Kingdom, 1758-1769. Used in James
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

⅛” steel firmer chisel with turned hickory handle and horn ferrule, by Bishop, United Kingdom, 1758-1769. Used in James Watt's workshop, Glasgow, Scotland, 1758-1769 (see note)

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Details

Category:
James Watt's Garret Workshop
Materials:
hickory (wood), horn and steel (metal)
Identifier:
1924-792/203
type:
chisel
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Major J.M. Gibson-Watt

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