Wood Tag

  • Index Typewriter

    Index Typewriter

    Oct 04, 2018

    Today, with the emergence of new digital technology, older technology also known as low tech is slowly on the outs. The typewriter is turning into an obsolete machine, much like home telephones and cassette tapes. A patent for the first [...]

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  • Seneca Competitor View Camera

    Seneca Competitor View Camera

    Oct 04, 2018

    This object is a Seneca Competitor View Camera made by the Seneca Camera Manufacturing Company. The Competitor View was a part of the view camera series that the company created. View cameras are bigger and more complex to use than [...]

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  • Singer Sewing Machine

    Singer Sewing Machine

    Oct 04, 2018

    This object is a Singer Sewing Machine, it was made by the Singer Sewing Machine Company. Singer is an American company, founded by Isaac Merritt Singer and Edward Cabot Clark, that has been making sewing machines since 1851. The Singer [...]

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  • Charcoal Iron

    Charcoal Iron

    Oct 04, 2018

    This object is a charcoal iron from Hungary. A charcoal iron is an early version of a modern clothes iron that we use today. The reason it is called a charcoal iron is, because it has a container inside its [...]

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  • Object: Doll

    Object: Doll

    Oct 04, 2018

    Portrait of Albert Schoenhut. Photo via German Historical Institute. This object is Schoenhut Wood doll made by German immigrant Albert Frederick Schoenhut sometime between 1911 and 1928. Albert Schoenhut started making toys with his father and grandfather in Göppingen, Baden-Württemberg, [...]

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  • Object: Yoke

    Object: Yoke

    Oct 04, 2018

    Man carrying water using a yoke. Image by Paul Hamilton, via Wikimedia Commons. This object is an ox yoke made out of wood. A yoke is a wooden beam used to help carry or pull heavy objects by distributing the [...]

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