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Tools, Hammer, wood metal taper head c1900

From the Collection of City of Moorabbin Historical Society (Operating the Box Cottage Museum) Joyce Park Jasper Road Ormond Victoria

Description
c1900 Hammer with a wooden handle and metal head The metal head a circular striking edge and a tapered wedge shaped edge
Size
L26xdiam 2.5; Head 11.5x2.5
Object Registration
01380
Keywords
hammers, early settlers, market gardeners, blacksmiths, tools, building equipment, moorabbin shire, bentleigh, mckinnon, highett, cheltenham,mcewan james pty ltd, melbourne, bunnings pty ltd,
Historical information
Among the early settlers in Moorabbin Shire were blacksmiths who made tools for the other settlers who were establishing the homes, market gardens, farms, orchards and various businesses. Early settlers were self reliant and repaired their own equipment for kitchen,dairy, farm, horses, carts using various tools .
When Made
c1900
Significance
This hammer is typical of the type used by early settlers in Moorabbin Shire c1900
Last updated
6 Aug 2020 at 10:23PM