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Accession # SRM1973-124.1

Wagon wheel

19th century


Wagon wheels were made large to be able to easily roll over the unruly terrain. Special craftsmen called wheelwrights constructed the durable wagon wheel through a lot of hard work and innovation using only a few pieces of wood and iron.




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