Hubert Duca Blacksmith Shop :
Title:
Lead pouring labels
Catalog Number:
2009.17.2
Notes:
Small ladle made by Otto Bernz, Newark, New Jersey.
Description:
1 pair of pouring ladles used by John Downing to pour lead and seal drain pipes and other plumbing applications.
Date:
1940s
People:
Downing, John
Kid Tales:
Ladles are used to pour liquids. You may have used one to pour soup into a bowl. The ladles shown here were used to put hot molten lead into a mold that was used to seal cast iron sewer pipes.
Subjects:
Plumbing industry
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John Downings Lead Pouring LadlesJohn Downings Lead Pouring Ladles