H975.222.1a-b - leg irons, shackles, 1880-1910

Catalogue Number
H975.222.1a-b
Object Name
Shackle
Object Type
Regulative
Alternate Object Name

Irons, Leg

Culture
North American
Dates/Period
1880s, 1890s, 1900s, 1910s
Date
1880 to 1910
Age Group

adult

Physical Description
Central iron ring (Diameter= 8.50 cm) from which are hanging 2 chains of 7 ovoid links. Each link is 10 cm long. Chains end in rings to go around the ankles of prisoners. Rings swing open and shut and are secured with rivets (such as b)
Material
IRON
Dimension Remarks

Total length.

Parts
Artifact Part Height (cm) Length (cm) Width (cm) Depth (cm) Diameter (cm) Thickness (cm) Weight
132.00
Nomenclature
Department
History
Source
Stephenson, David