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Details

Object ID 000840

Object Name Shoe Last

Object Desc Shoe form, adult size, made of wood with a metal heel base. Size 12 1/2 D, Number 55. Stamped with round logo "MIC, Morton Last Co, Cincinnati, OH".

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000762

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Shoes

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 7, Shelf 14

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Morton Last Company,wooden shoe form,shoes,cordwainers,shoemakers,lasts,


Title Shoe Last

Description Adult shoe form, made of wood, heel base made of metal. Made by Morton Last Co., Cincinnati, OH. Size 12 1/2 D. It has the number "55" engraved on the front part of the shoe, as well as "12 1/2 D" engraved to the left of that. Right above there is a stamp, in black, "12 1/2 D". On the back part of the shoe, on one side there is a black stamp of a rounded logo with a lion inside and words "MIC", and surrounding that " Morton Last Co. Cincinnati, O." Numbers "10" and "58" are one on each side of stamp. On the other side of the back portion of shoe, "55" is stamped. There is a darker rim that surounds the top end of the heel portion. There are 2 holes perforated on each side of the shoe. Shoe form has a crevice on the top center section and on that "12 1/2 D" is stamped. There is also a hole with metal around it on the flat top part of the back of the shoe.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 2.25

Length 8

Width 2.75

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Width measured at widest point of front part. Height is for the back portion of the shoe (the heel).

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Morton Last Company

Maker Details Cincinnati, Ohio

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY762

Description

Conditions

Date JUN 27,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Samanta Pugh

Notes Top section of the form has several small scratches on the wood surface. Two larger and deeper scratches are present on both left and right sides of the back part (heel), one below "55" and the other right below "MIC". There is a small crack on the left side of the front part near the bottom. There are a few black smudges on the wood around the MIC logo, going around the heel until the number "55" on opposite side. There are several other smudges of brown tone on different spots of the wood. The MIC seal has the words "Morton" and "Last" a bit faded and partially cut by a darker rim that surounds the top end of the heel portion. Wood on edges of the top flat part of the back have been chipped off in 2 spots. The incription 12 1/2 D inside the crevice has black marks on it. Metal base on the bottom of the heel has several small scratches and some rust. Wood on the bottom has scratches, and several litlle perforations. Wood has been chipped off in 4 places of the bottom edges on front.


Events

Date SEP 12,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7 from On Loan - automatic entry by admin


Date DEC 29,2013

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from Out On Loan - automatic entry by admin


Date JAN 17,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 10 from Room 7 - automatic entry by admin


Date JAN 21,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 9 from Room 7, Shelf 10 - automatic entry by admin


Date JAN 28,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 4 from Room 7, Shelf 9 - automatic entry by admin


Date JUN 13,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 14 from Room 7, Shelf 4 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

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