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Object Name Trap, Bear
Object Number 1880.4.1
Collection Rutherford B. Hayes
Description large iron jaw attached to a link chain and an iron ring; has 7 teeth; jaws are hinged with a round plate in the center; attached on each side of jaw are two iron metal suspension wings used to help set the trap;

measurements: approx 113 cm wide and 82 cm long when all parts are laid out;
Date 1880
Year Range from 1880.0
Dimension Details ring dia.: 15.9
Material iron;
Provenance this trap was presented to President Hayes by the Oneida Community (a communal society) in Connecticut. Used by Webb C. Hayes, the President's second son, on his hunting trips for grizzly bears with Major General George Crook.
People Crook, General George
Search Terms Oneida Community
trap
Connecticut
large iron jaw