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TITLE
Ceaba, spade from Islay
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_2471_1862-1864_P113
DATE OF IMAGE
1864
PERIOD
1860s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31535
KEYWORDS
spades
implements
tools
farming
agriculture
Ceaba, spade from Islay

This illustration is of a spade from Islay. The spade had a wooden handle about 5 feet, 3 inches long. The wooden handle was shod with an iron foot. 'Ceaba', the word used for the spade, is the name given to the iron part of a spade.

This illustration can be found in vol.V of the 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries in Scotland', 1860-1862

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Ceaba, spade from Islay

1860s

spades; implements; tools; farming; agriculture

Highland Libraries

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (illustrations)

This illustration is of a spade from Islay. The spade had a wooden handle about 5 feet, 3 inches long. The wooden handle was shod with an iron foot. 'Ceaba', the word used for the spade, is the name given to the iron part of a spade.<br /> <br /> This illustration can be found in vol.V of the 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries in Scotland', 1860-1862