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Carter No.: 044v

Handlist description: Wooden model adze

Card/Transcription No.: 044v

44 (v) Wooden Model Adze 45 See photo P.

<> 10.7 1.1 2. 7.6 2.2 8.2

<> 2.3 2 1.6

Model adze, all in wood. Lower part of blade painted red (?) to imitate copper. Diam of stick .9, at shoulder 1.7.

Bottom of handle an oval of ivory, glued on. 1 mm. thick.

Handle ends in dowel 1.2 x .5.

Treatment Dust cleaned off only. Loose ivory end re-fastened with celluloid cement.

Card no. 044v relating to Carter no. 044v
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