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Match Safe

Maker:
Charles Parker Company  Search this
Physical Description:
tinned sheet metal (case material)
brass (spring, push button material)
wire, iron (catch material)
ink (note material)
paper, wove (note material)
Measurements:
overall: 5/8 in x 2 in x 3 3/4 in; 1.5875 cm x 5.08 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
match safe
Other Terms:
Match Box; Fire Making Apparatus
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Place collected:
United States: Montana, Big Hole National Battlefield
Date made:
1874 - 1877
Date collected:
1877-08-09
Patent date:
1872-10-15
1874-02-03
1874-03-31
1873-10-18
Subject:
Personal Accessories  Search this
Smoking  Search this
Indians  Search this
Native Americans  Search this
Patented  Search this
West  Search this
western expansion  Search this
ID Number:
DL.392805
Catalog number:
392805
Accession number:
203592
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Table Knife

Maker:
Charles Parker Company  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
tin (plating material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/4 in x 9 in x 7/8 in; .635 cm x 22.86 cm x 2.2225 cm
Object Name:
knife
Object Type:
cutlery
Other Terms:
Knife, Dinner; Cutlery
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Date made:
1900 - 1920
Subject:
Eating  Search this
ID Number:
1986.0531.204
Accession number:
1986.0531
Catalog number:
1986.0531.204
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Table Knife

Maker:
Charles Parker Company  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
tin (plating material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/4 in x 9 in x 7/8 in; .635 cm x 22.86 cm x 2.2225 cm
Object Name:
knife
Object Type:
cutlery
Other Terms:
Knife, Dinner; Cutlery
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Date made:
1900 - 1920
Subject:
Eating  Search this
ID Number:
1986.0531.205
Accession number:
1986.0531
Catalog number:
1986.0531.205
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National Museum of American History
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Table Knife

Maker:
Charles Parker Company  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
tin (plating material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/4 in x 9 in x 7/8 in; .635 cm x 22.86 cm x 2.2225 cm
Object Name:
knife
Object Type:
cutlery
Other Terms:
Knife, Dinner; Cutlery
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Date made:
1900 - 1920
ID Number:
1986.0531.206
Catalog number:
1986.0531.206
Accession number:
1986.0531
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Table Knife

Maker:
Charles Parker Company  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
tin (plating material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/4 in x 9 in x 3/4 in; .635 cm x 22.86 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
knife
Object Type:
cutlery
Other Terms:
Knife, Dinner; Cutlery
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Date made:
1900 - 1920
ID Number:
1986.0531.207
Accession number:
1986.0531
Catalog number:
1986.0531.207
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Table Knife

Maker:
Charles Parker Company  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
tin (plating material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/4 in x 9 1/8 in x 7/8 in; .635 cm x 23.1775 cm x 2.2225 cm
Object Name:
knife
Object Type:
cutlery
Other Terms:
Knife, Dinner; Cutlery
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Date made:
1900 - 1925
ID Number:
1986.0531.208
Accession number:
1986.0531
Catalog number:
1986.0531.208
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Fork

Maker:
Charles Parker Company  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
tin (plating material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/8 in x 7 1/4 in x 7/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 18.415 cm x 2.2225 cm
Object Name:
fork
Object Type:
cutlery
Other Terms:
Fork, Dinner; Tableware
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Date made:
1900 - 1925
ID Number:
1986.0531.209
Accession number:
1986.0531
Catalog number:
1986.0531.209
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Fork

Maker:
Charles Parker Company  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
tin (plating material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/8 in x 7 1/4 in x 7/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 18.415 cm x 2.2225 cm
Object Name:
fork
Object Type:
cutlery
Other Terms:
Fork, Dinner; Tableware
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Date made:
1900 - 1925
ID Number:
1986.0531.210
Accession number:
1986.0531
Catalog number:
1986.0531.210
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Fork

Maker:
Charles Parker Company  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
tin (plating material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/8 in x 7 1/4 in x 1 in; 2.8575 cm x 18.415 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
fork
Object Type:
cutlery
Other Terms:
Fork, Dinner; Tableware
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Date made:
1900 - 1925
ID Number:
1986.0531.211
Accession number:
1986.0531
Catalog number:
1986.0531.211
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edanmdm:nmah_324003
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Fork

Maker:
Charles Parker Company  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
tin (plating material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/4 in x 7 3/8 in x 7/8 in; 3.175 cm x 18.7325 cm x 2.2225 cm
Object Name:
fork
Object Type:
cutlery
Other Terms:
Fork, Dinner; Tableware
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Date made:
1900 - 1925
ID Number:
1986.0531.212
Accession number:
1986.0531
Catalog number:
1986.0531.212
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_324004
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Spoon

Maker:
Charles Parker Company  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
tin (plating material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 in x 5 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 14.605 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
spoon
Object Type:
cutlery
Other Terms:
Spoon; Tableware
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Date made:
1900 - 1925
ID Number:
1986.0531.213
Accession number:
1986.0531
Catalog number:
1986.0531.213
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spoon

Maker:
Charles Parker Company  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
tin (plating material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 in x 5 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 14.605 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
spoon
Object Type:
cutlery
Other Terms:
Spoon; Tableware
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Date made:
1900 - 1925
ID Number:
1986.0531.214
Accession number:
1986.0531
Catalog number:
1986.0531.214
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spoon

Maker:
Charles Parker Company  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
tin (plating material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 in x 5 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 14.605 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
spoon
Object Type:
cutlery
Other Terms:
Spoon; Tableware
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Date made:
1900 - 1925
ID Number:
1986.0531.215
Accession number:
1986.0531
Catalog number:
1986.0531.215
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edanmdm:nmah_324007
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spoon

Maker:
Charles Parker Company  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
tin (plating material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 in x 5 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 14.605 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
spoon
Object Type:
cutlery
Other Terms:
Spoon; Tableware
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Date made:
1900 - 1925
ID Number:
1986.0531.216
Catalog number:
1986.0531.216
Accession number:
1986.0531
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"Victor" Coffee Mill

Maker:
Charles Parker Company  Search this
Physical Description:
iron, cast (grinder shaft; handles material)
iron, sheet (top plate material)
steel (grinder material)
poplar (box; drawer material)
maple (knobs material)
paint (finish material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 5/8 in x 7 7/8 in x 5 3/4 in; 34.6075 cm x 20.0025 cm x 14.605 cm
box (height does not include top): 8 3/4 in x 6 in x 5 3/4 in; 22.225 cm x 15.24 cm x 14.605 cm
Object Name:
mill, coffee
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Place used:
United States: Massachusetts
Date made:
after 1850
1900 - 1930
Subject:
Beverages  Search this
Household Tools and Equipment  Search this
kitchen  Search this
ID Number:
DL.60.0232
Catalog number:
60.0232
Accession number:
226565
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-f2e3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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"National" Coffee Mill

Maker:
Charles Parker Company  Search this
Physical Description:
iron, cast (top plate; dome; hopper; handle material)
steel (grinder material)
wood (box; drawer material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 1/2 in x 9 3/4 in x 6 5/8 in; 21.59 cm x 24.765 cm x 16.8275 cm
box (height does not include top): 5 in x 6 1/4 in x 6 1/8 in; 12.7 cm x 15.875 cm x 15.5575 cm
Object Name:
mill, coffee
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Place used:
United States: Wisconsin, Clintonville
Date made:
1883 - 1899
Date used:
before 1900
Patent date for geared lid:
1883-06-12
Subject:
Beverages  Search this
Household Tools and Equipment  Search this
kitchen  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edith R. Meggers
ID Number:
DL.314637.12327
Catalog number:
314637.12327
Accession number:
314637
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National Museum of American History
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Coffee Mill

Maker:
Charles Parker Company  Search this
Physical Description:
iron, tinned sheet (hopper material)
brass (maker's tag material)
iron, cast (grinder shell; crank handle material)
steel (grinder material)
beech or maple (backboard; grip material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 9 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 24.765 cm x 16.51 cm
backboard: 5 7/8 in x 8 in x 3/4 in; 14.9225 cm x 20.32 cm x 1.905 cm
hopper opening: 4 in x 1 1/2 in; 10.16 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
mill, coffee
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Date made:
1845 - 1895
Subject:
Beverages  Search this
Household Tools and Equipment  Search this
kitchen  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edith R. Meggers
ID Number:
DL.314637.12328
Catalog number:
314637.12328
Accession number:
314637
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National Museum of American History
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case, spectacles

Maker:
Charles Parker Company  Search this
Physical Description:
wool (overall material)
iron (overall material)
tinned (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 1.27 cm x 15.875 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
case, spectacles
Object Type:
glasses
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Date made:
late 19th century
Credit Line:
Kenneth Jewett
ID Number:
DL.245425.0304
Catalog number:
245425.0304
Accession number:
245425
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National Museum of American History
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Box or Case

Maker:
Charles Parker Company  Search this
Physical Description:
iron, tinned sheet (overall material)
wire, iron (hinge pin material)
Measurements:
overall: 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 1.905 cm x 8.255 cm x 5.3975 cm
Object Name:
box
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Date made:
1860 - 1880
Patent date:
1860-01-24
Subject:
Patented  Search this
Personal Accessories  Search this
Tobacco Use  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
ID Number:
DL.245425.0261
Catalog number:
245425.0261
Accession number:
245425
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National Museum of American History
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case, eyeglass

Maker:
Charles Parker Company  Search this
Charles Parker Company  Search this
Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
tinned (overall production method/technique)
wool (inside material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/2 in x 6 3/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 1.27 cm x 16.1925 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
case, eyeglass
Object Type:
glasses
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Date made:
late 19th century
Credit Line:
Kenneth Jewett
ID Number:
DL.245425.0300
Catalog number:
245425.0300
245425.0300
Accession number:
245425
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