Blacksmith’s traveller from Portslade forge, Sussex, Britain, 1890-1930

Blacksmith’s traveller, part of set of blacksmith’s tools from Portslade forge, Sussex, Britain, 1890-1930. Measuring instrument for the circumference of cartwheels; after the wooden wheel was made, the traveller was used to determine how long to cut the iron for the rim

Details

Category:
Metallurgy
Object Number:
1971-156/16
type:
tool
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Borough of Hove (Libraries & Museum Dept.)

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