Clogs

1985/001

Safety clogs (size 7) with leather uppers and beech (?) soles

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Description

Safety clogs (size 7) with leather uppers and beech (?) soles with horseshoe shaped irons screwed onto the soles. Worn by road workers when laying tarmacadam and bitumen-macadam, the clogs have wooden soles to provide insulation from the heat of the material being laid.

 

Additional information

Acquisition Number

1985/001

Item Type

Short Description

Tar workers' clogs

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

c. 1960

Sub-items

None

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

None

Marks

"7" and "BGS"

Dimensions (mm)

Each clog: 290 (L) x 103 (H) x 180 (W)

Donor

Date Donated

October 1985

Materials

Wood (beech?), leather and iron

Condition

Good – some spotting on the leather.

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