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Buffalo Bill Museum

Makers
Chicago Flexible Shaft Co.
Descriptions
tin 353 hand sewn 13 carpet 3 chromed 14
Names
carriage heater/foot warmer
Date:
ca. 1900
Dimensions:
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
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Margaret S. Garlow
Inscription:
Raised lettering: THE/CLARK/HEATER/NO. 51, Front of box stamped: MADE BY/CHICAGO FLEXIBLE SHAFT CO.
Remarks:
(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.
Accession Number:
1.69.2294

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Cody Firearms Museum.
If you are making a special trip, please double-check before visiting.


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