Alligator Clip

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Object Name: 
Alligator Clip
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.7.14 C
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 39.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1880-1920
Primary Description: 
Wood, iron; drawn, coated. Mounted on a home-made handle. The jaws of the clip are wrapped with asbestos(?).
Provenance: 
Walther, Gerhard, Source
1979-09-21
Blaschka, Leopold (1822-1895), Former Collection
Blaschka, Rudolf (1857-1939), Former Collection
From the Darkness of the Sea: The Cornell Collection of Blaschka Glass Invertebrate Models
Venue(s)
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art 2017-09-02 through 2017-12-24
The historic collection of glass marine animals by Leopold Blaschka (1822–1895) and his son Rudolf (1857–1939) was acquired by Cornell in 1885 for use in teaching in the sciences. This exhibition will feature a selection of these unique sculptures and the Blaschkas’ drawings following a 2016 exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-05-18 through 2007-11-25
Changing Exhibitions Gallery