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Object Name BELLOWS
Catalog Number 0985.02.00033
Description The bellows consists of two wooden paddles with a leather lung attached and a pointed iron spout on the end. Much of the leather has dried and fallen away from the nail heads, which hold it to the wood.
Dimensions W-2 L-19.5 inches
Owned Mrs. Edward Bradford
Made Mrs. Edward Bradford, Leon County, Florida, CSA
Provenance Mrs. Edward Bradford made and used this bellows at home on Pine Hill Plantation in Leon County, Florida during the war to conserve matches.
People Bradford, Edward, Mrs.
Subjects African Americans (tentative)
slaves (tentative)
slavery (tentative)
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