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Description
a) A rectangular black camera with a leather covering. On the top of the camera is a leather strap attached with two metal screws with "Midget No 1" printed on it. On the front is a metal dial with "COVER 32 16 11 8" printed on it and a circular metal badge with "BUTCHER'S FAMOUS MIDG BRITISH MADE"…
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Manufacturer
Butcher
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Britain
Start Date
1900
End Date
1920
Description
a) A rectangular black camera with a leather covering. On the top of the camera is a leather strap attached with two metal screws with "Midget No 1" printed on it. On the front is a metal dial with "COVER 32 16 11 8" printed on it and a circular metal badge with "BUTCHER'S FAMOUS MIDG BRITISH MADE" printed on it. The front flap is released by two metal clasps and inside is a metal spring attached to wooden piece with "363" carved on it. b-g) Also inside the camera are six metal plates with the numbers 1-6 carved on the corresponding one.
Narrative
The Midg are a line of cameras made by the British company Butcher in the 1900s and 1910s. All are made of mahogany and contain a drop-plate magazine. It is a box-shaped detective cameras. The Midg No.1 has a focusing Beck Symmetrical lens and an everset shutter. It can hold 12 plates or 24 film sheets in quarter-plate size (3¼×4¼ ), and this camera has 6 plate holders inside. A Midg No.1 was used in 1917 by Elsie Wright and Frances Griffiths for the famous "Cottingley fairies" hoax.
Height
a) 15.5
Width
a) 9.1 b) 8.2
Length
a) 18.3 b-g) 11.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
7
Accession No.
2013.24.91 a-g
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Metal wrench. One end has one head that is 2.8cm wide, the other end has two heads, each approximately 2cm wide. "G70" stamped on one side.
Title
Madison Plow Company G70 Implement Wrench
Manufacturer
Madison Plow Company
Other Names
farm wrench
implement wrench
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Madison
United States
Wisconsin
Start Date
1910
End Date
1951
Period or Date Notes
Dates based on Madison Plow Company operations, as per http://www.historicmadison.org/Madison%27s%20Past/Places/Walking%20Tours/IndustrialTour2.html (accessed November 2017).
Description
Metal wrench. One end has one head that is 2.8cm wide, the other end has two heads, each approximately 2cm wide. "G70" stamped on one side.
History Of Use
G70 wrench is listed in Madison Plow Company for their wood and steel frame transplanters, cultivators, planters, and disc harrows. It is only one of two wrenches that have been attributed to the Madison Plow Company. (Source: http://www.wrenchingnews.com/sell-page/sell.html, accessed November 2017).
Length
18.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2017.118.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact