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Weeder

Description:
Tools like this were developed during the 19th century to help with the backbreaking work of weeding on farms and in gardens.  The prongs were dug down on either side of the weed and the tool was then levered back on the ball to uproot the weed.
Place of Production:
Sheffield
Materials/Media:
wood, iron
Dimensions:
L:905mm; W:155mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1988.451
Digital Number:
SRMA018a, SRMA018b
Creation Date:
Early 20th century
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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