Handpiece, Worseley; Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Co. Ltd; 1890-1900; WY.1997...

Name/Title

Handpiece, Worseley

About this object

This is a Wolseley mechanical shearing handpiece, manufactured in Birmingham, England, about 1890-1900.

Maker

Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Co. Ltd

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1890-1900

Period

1890s

Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England, Birmingham

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, metal, iron
inorganic, processed material, metal, steel (?)
organic, processed material, animal, skin, mammal skin, leather
organic, processed material, vegetal, fibre, cotton

Inscription and Marks

Engraved into top: 'WOLSELEY (very worn)
HARDENED'

Measurements

l 290 mm x w 110 mm x d 65 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Agriculture

Object Type

occupation-based equipment

Object number

WY.1997.19.1

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1890s
Agriculture

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