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Object Name Grinder, Meat
Date 1859 patent
Description Meat grinder, made of cast iron. The two-cylinder grinder has a hand crank. Inscription: "PATENTED / MARCH 15 & AUG / 2, 1859".
(Keywords: Domestic, Household, Kitchen, Food Preparation, HRT)
Acquisition Gift of Richard Decker
Ownership and History This meat grinder descended in the family of Sylvanus Decker, whose farm in New Springville, Staten Island is now known as Historic Richmond Town's Decker Farm. The grinder was donated to the Historical Society in 1936 by Sylvanus's son Richard.
Earliest Date 1859
Latest Date 1870
Material Iron
Subjects Food preparation
Lexicon Sub-category Food Processing T&E
Associated People Decker, Richard
Decker, Sylvanus
Catalog Number F06.0137
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, October 2013.
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