Glazing Iron; George Barnsley & Sons; RA018.147

Name/Title

Glazing Iron

About this object

A bootmaker's glazing iron used hot after applying wax, inks or special polishes to provide a lustre to the surface of leather. The iron head is wedge shaped with a stepped down design on one end and a beak on the other side. This is attached to a cylindrical wooden handle with a metal ferrule.

Maker

George Barnsley & Sons

Maker Role

Tool Maker

Place Made

Sheffield, UK

Medium and Materials

Wood, Metal

Inscription and Marks

ALS / GEORGE / BARNSLEY / ENGLAND

Measurements

155H x 48W x 30D mm

Object Type

Bootmaking Tools

Object number

RA018.147

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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