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Item ID# 2002.006.001a,b
Object Name Gavel
Date 1980
Description A handmade wood gavel and block. The gavel has a thin handle with grooved lines along the mid section. The striking ends are circular in shape and attached to a main cylindrical body. The gavel is accompanied by a rectangular shaped block with a smaller raised rectangular block where the gavel would knock.
Provenance The gavel and block were made by Art Evers of Allenford in 1980. The gavel and block was used by the Arran Township council.
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Search Terms / Places Allenford
Arran Township