Boot Last; Buchanan Ltd (Christchurch); 1920-1930; MT1993.44

Name/Title

Boot Last

About this object

Boot last; a triangular black cast-iron boot last, with a heel placement and two different sized sole placements. This was used by Jim Spooner to mend the family shoes. The Spooners lived in Clematis Cottage in Mataura from 1928 to 1985.

Maker

Buchanan Ltd (Christchurch)

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1920-1930

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Canterbury, Christchurch

Inscription and Marks

Cast into front of large sole placement: 'BUCHANAN Ltd / CHCH'

Measurements

h 150mm x l 180mm x w 150mm
medium

Subject and Association Keywords

domestic accessories

Subject and Association Keywords

genealogy/personal and family names

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

tools

Object number

MT1993.44

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