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Object Name: Clamps
Date: ca. 1861
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Medium: Iron
Dimensions: Overall (a): 6 5/8 in. × 4 in. × 3/4 in. (16.8 × 10.2 × 1.9 cm) Overall (b): 6 1/2 in. × 3 in. × 3/4 in. (16.5 × 7.6 × 1.9 cm)
Description: Iron or steel clamps with U-shaped arm and wing shaped terminus.
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. W.F. Bolen
Object Number: 1954.141ab
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According to the donor, these clamps were used by John F. Martin in his work on the 'Monitor' under the direction of John Ericsson at the Brooklyn Navy yard.