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Accession number 1997.013
Catalog Number 1997.013.0002
Object Name Lock
Year Range from 1870
Year Range to 1900
Made Peter Loring
Place of Origin Union Hill/Scott County/Minnesota
Description Lock and door knob set from St. John's Catholic Church in Union Hill. Seen is an iron backset with two door knobs. The facing side of the backset has a short spindle and decorative curved handle. Below the handle is a key hole. At the facing right side is an embossed decorative pattern. Seen at the facing backside of the backset are a long spindle and plain handle. A plate covers the locking mechanism. At the facing right side of the backset are a latch bolt and a dead bolt. Looped through the handle is an entry tag from the Minnesota State Fair. Robert Juni of Jordan entered the lock as an item in the fair's special exhibits. The lock was handmade by Peter Loring.
People Loring, Peter
Search Terms Lock
Door knob
Union Hill
St. John's Catholic Church