clothespin


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Object Name: clothespin
Artist/Maker: Robinson Mathews Collection
Category: Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Discipline: Local History
Material: wood, unknown
metal, unknown
Accession Number: 1978.006.002
Culture: Canadian
Description: Wood and metal patent model of spring type of clothespin.
History of Use: Designed by Robertson Mathews (1880-1972), native of Bolton, member of the Cornell University's Faculty of Engineering (1908-17) who returned to Bolton in 1931 after working for the U.S. government and then the Edison Company.
Unit-Linear: cm
Institution: Peel Heritage Complex
Institution City: Brampton
Institution Province: Ontario
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