Bellows; Unknown; 1880s; 1306

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Motueka District Museum

Name/Title

Bellows

About this object

These blacksmith bellows, made c1880, are of wood and leather. They were owned and used by Mr Louis Drogemuller who, in the early 1900s, established his blacksmith business in Lower Moutere. The bellows were suspended from the roof, to which a metal rod was attached leading to a metal chain.The blacksmith would pull this, as needed, to pump the bellows.

Maker

Unknown

Date Made

1880s

Medium and Materials

Leather and wood

Measurements

1560cm (L) x 90cm (W at largest point)

Credit Line

Donated by A Holland 1985

Object Type

Bellows

Object number

1306

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All rights reserved

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