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NA.505.31 | 1890 | Diameter: 15.875 in, width: 2.25 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Ritual and Recreation: Musical Instruments. Wooden frame double rawhide head; front head painted blue bird (eagle?) with blue dots above it; back head partially painted orange; heads ripped in several spots, secured to the frame by metal carpet tacks. | NA.505.31.JPG | na.505.31v2.jpg | na.505.31v1.jpg | bird | spots | dots | hand drum | frame | tacks | double head | blue | rawhide | carpet | painted | ripped | cover | wood | orange | metal

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1.69.2294 | ca. 1900 | L: 12 in, width: 7.25 in, H: 3.625 in, box length: 9.75 in, box width: 3.875 in, box height: 2 in | Gift of Mrs. Margaret S. Garlow | Raised lettering: THE/CLARK/HEATER/NO. 51, Front of box stamped: MADE BY/CHICAGO FLEXIBLE SHAFT CO. | (A) Foot warmer, tin case covered with a strip of low pile carpet sewn together by hand on the bottom, oval sides with air-heat holes, metal carrying handle on one end above raised lettering. (B) Tin charcoal box with chromed front and knob, sides and back have numerous holes, inner divider about 1-1/2" from front also has holes in it. Belonged to Louisa Cody. | 1.69.2294A&B.JPG | carriage heater/foot warmer | tin | hand sewn | carpet | chromed | Chicago Flexible Shaft Co.

Chicago Flexible Shaft Co., ...
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1.69.2688 | ca. 1900 | H: 4.375 in, L: 13.625 in, width: 7.375 in, drawer width: 2 in, drawer length: 11.75 in, drawer height: 3.875 in | Gift of Ms. Alice Stange in memory of Dr. Louis Howe and Phoebe Pfrangle | on nameplate: THE/CLARK/HEATER/No 7.D. [bottom of drawer:] MADE BY/CHICAGO FLEXIBLE SHAFT Co. | A: heater; chromed metal base covered with very dark green carpet in strips of looped and cut pile, bent rod handle on top fits into screwed down nameplate; back side has a chromed rectangular vent with 14 holes and a knob for the sliding cover; one end has 8 vent holes arranged in a circle with a knob for a sliding cover; other end has a rectangular doorway for the charcoal drawer. B: drawer has a chromed rectangular end-plate with round knob. Sheet metal drawer has numerous holes in sides and ends, one divider near front. Was used by donor's grandfather, Dr. Howe, when making winter house calls. | 1.69.2688v1.jpg | 1.69.2688v2.jpg | 1.69.2688v4.jpg | 1.69.2688v5.jpg | 1.69.2688v3.jpg | 1.69.2688v6.jpg | 1.69.2688v7.jpg | carriage heater | metal | chromed | carpet | Chicago Flexible Shaft Co., Chicago, IL, U.S.A.