Wood, steel, leather
each: 5 x 12 x 2 3/4 in. ( 12.7 x 30.5 x 7 cm )
Ice skates with steel blade with long curving tip painted black and attached to carved wooden base with leather straps at heel and toe; spikes project from top of wooden base.
These ice skates belonged to the donor's grandfather, Jeremiah Bogardus (1800-1876), who lived in Athens (Greene Co.), N.Y.
Gift of Capt. J. H. Bogardus
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.