Pick; The Hardy Patent Pick Co Ltd; [?]; 0000.0835

Name/Title

Pick

About this object

Pick; a small heavy metal head with two pointed ends, and a carved, wooden handle. This was an essential tool in the bush, on the farm and in the creation of roads, tram and railway tracks.
This pick was used by William James Morgan Wilson on road construction in the Purakauiti district, 1908-1925.

Maker

The Hardy Patent Pick Co Ltd

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

[?]

Period

19th and 20th centuries

Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England, South Yorkshire, Sheffield

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal
organic, vegetal, wood

Inscription and Marks

"Universal" plus other illegible marks or words.

Technique

forged (metal)

Technique

carved

Measurements

d 50mm x l 803mm x w 360mm
large

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

Object Type

equipment

Object number

0000.0835

Rights

All rights reserved

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