Object Title

Padlock and chain, probably leg irons

Padlock and chain, probably leg irons

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XV.47

Provenance

Purchased at auction as part of a joint lot, from Bonhams, Knightsbridge, 4 March 1998, Sale no. 27,664 lot 651. Ex Larry Bravo Collection. See Notes.

Associations

Places Canada

Notes

Purchased as part of a lot of 14 items; see also XV.37-46 & XV.48-50.
Seen by Mr Alex Nicholls, December 1999, who felt that these are leg irons, 19th century (previously catalogued as 20th), he also suggested that the chain may, at some stage, have been longer.