1¼” steel firmer chisel in octagonal wood handle

Made:
1758-1769 in United Kingdom
maker:
Bishop

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Chissal (chisel, signed Bishop with octoagonal wooden handle, and smallest blade). Front view of whole object in
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Chissal (chisel, signed Bishop with octoagonal wooden handle, and smallest blade). Front 3/4 view of whole object
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Chissal (chisel, signed Bishop with octoagonal wooden handle, and smallest blade). Detail view of object showing
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Chissal (chisel, signed Bishop with octoagonal wooden handle, and smallest blade). Front view ov whole object against
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1¼” steel firmer chisel in octagonal wood handle, by Bishop, United Kingdom, 1758-1769. Used in James Watt's workshop, Glasgow, Scotland, 1758-1769

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Details

Category:
James Watt's Garret Workshop
Object Number:
1924-792/368
Materials:
steel (metal) and wood (unidentified)
type:
chisel
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Major J.M. Gibson-Watt

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