Contributed by Davistown Museum
The most commonly encountered form of a mid-19th century cobbler's hammer.
Typical of a cobbler's hammer used in Liberty and Montville cobbler's shops.
Size: 9 1/2" long, 1 3/8" diameter face.
A cobbler's hammer, used for driving tacks and heel nails, is the most common of the shoe makers' tools.
About This Item
- Title: Cobbler's hammer, ca. 1850
- Creation Date: circa 1850
- Subject Date: circa 1850
- Media: Cast steel, wood
- Local Code: 101900T4
- Collection: Historic Maritime IV (1840-1865): The Early Industrial Revolution
- Object Type: Physical Object
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- cobbler's hammer
- cobbler's tools
- leather tradeShoemakers
For more information about this item, contact:Davistown Museum
PO Box 346, 58 Main Street #4, Liberty, ME 04949
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