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Title Cast iron coal chute or drain cover lettered "Mansfield & Scudder Hoboken" with arabesque decoration. N.d, ca.1880-1900.
Object Name Cover, Drain
Catalog Number 2008.004.0019
Collection Hoboken Buildings & Real Estate Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Description Cast iron coal chute or drain cover with raised lettering on top "Mansfield & Scudder Hoboken" in a concentric design with raised arabesque decoration. No date, circa 1880-1900. Probably made late 19th century and used from 1890-1940. Iron, 17-3/4" diameter, slightly domed top with three 1-1/2" high prongs on bottom.

Location where originally located is not available. The company was a local firm which had other names over time.

See objects 2002.052.0002 for another cover with the same diameter and arabesque decoration, but without a foundry name.
Date 1880-1900
Year Range from 1880.0
Year Range to 1900.0
Search Terms Mansfield & Scudder
Caption top
Imagefile 064\20080040019.TIF
Classification Buildings