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Shoemaker's anvil of the type used in Lodz Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.8

Cobbler's cast iron anvil with a base that supports a shoe form for repairing shoes. The base could be attached to a bench and the cobbler usually had removable shoe forms of different sizes to hold the shoe in place while it was being repaired.

Date
approximately 1900-1925
Geography
use : Litzmannstadt-Getto (Lodz ghetto) historic; Lodz (Poland)
Classification
Tools and Equipment
Category
Equipment
Object Type
Bench anvils (aat)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:08:06
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