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Accession # SRM1969-594

Anvil

1850-1886


Anvils are heavy iron blocks used by blacksmiths to work hot metal. The anvil featured special holes to allow punches to go through the metal being worked. The anvil also featured a "horn," which was used for working pieces that were hollow, like a water pitcher.




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