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Created by:
Cesar Chelor, American, 1720 - 1784  Search this
Medium:
wood with iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 5/16 × 2 3/16 × 14 in. (13.5 × 5.5 × 35.5 cm)
Type:
jack planes
Place used:
Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1753-1784
Description:
A wooden jack plane. In relief on toe is [CE*CHELOR / LIVING IN / WENTHAM]. Below is another relief that reads [HR]. The stock has minor checking cracks on top of it. There is no striking button present, which may account for surface loss near toe.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Building Arts  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Skilled labor  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, Colonial period, 1600-1775  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2023.8.8
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Richard DeAvila / Cesar Chelor Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ab236a52-f71d-44b9-82eb-b92f9fb24ddd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2023.8.8