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top right in ink: scale drawing; center left in graphite: Lloyd Charles Lemcke / 1938 verso: by Lloyd Charles Lemcke, upper left in graphite: Pankratz Estate / ca. 1875 Manitowoc /accross lower half: ADZE / for squaring of logs (shaped similar to / a grubbing hoe.) / color drawing = S.S. / ink drawing = about 1/8 size / actual size / length overall = 31" / Length of handle = 28 5/8" / width of handle = 1 1/4" / width of head = 1 3/8" / thickness of handle at the head = 1 3/8" / length of head = 8 3/8" / widest part of cutting end = 4 1/4" / width at hammer end = 1 5/8" / tapering up to 1 3/8" / height of hammer end = 1 1/4"




Bibliography
1950
Christensen, Erwin O., The Index of American Design, New York: 1950, p. 45, no. 79.