Timber Jack; Boker; 1800-1850

Name/Title

Timber Jack

About this object

Manufactured by Boker of Germany, this is a timber jack which dates from the first half of the 19th-century. Timber jacks met a variety of uses, including the removal of stumps in the clearing of land, and were one of the early forms of geared lifting.

There are several similar jacks in the Thornbury Collection.

Maker

Boker

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1800-1850

Period

1880s

Place Made

Europe, Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia, Remscheid

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, metal, alloy, steel
organic, processed material, vegetal, wood

Measurements

h 920 mm x w 200 mm x l 380 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Forestry and Sawmilling

Object Type

occupation-based equipment

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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