• Creator
  • Unknown
  • Created Date
  • 06/05/03
  • Description
  • Shutter latch keeper. Metal bent to form right angle. One leg has two screw holes, other leg has rectangular hole (7/8" x 1/2") in center bottom. Thickly covered in cracked, light brown paint on top, sides, and bottom, except around screw hole leg. Believed to be original hardware, installed by Lincoln circa 1855. Serves double latching, as did historic Lincoln shutter hardware. American Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil... more
    Shutter latch keeper. Metal bent to form right angle. One leg has two screw holes, other leg has rectangular hole (7/8" x 1/2") in center bottom. Thickly covered in cracked, light brown paint on top, sides, and bottom, except around screw hole leg. Believed to be original hardware, installed by Lincoln circa 1855. Serves double latching, as did historic Lincoln shutter hardware. American Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities. 16 History. less
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