Email SMS This Cite

Booth, Voting

Date:
1880
Description:
Summary: Mobile voting booth was used in Columbus, Ohio, between 1880-1940. The booth is a trailer with a wooden frame and three black metal wheels. The exterior sides of the trailer are faced with decoratively stamped tin that has been painted silver. There are four small windows on one short side of the trailer and a door and a window on the opposite short side. On one long side there is a larger double-pane widow. On the opposite long side there is a door and two windows. The interior of the trailer is a large open space with four stall-type voting booths along the short side opposite the door. There is also a large rectangular table bolted to the floor of the trailer. The trailer has a corrugated metal roof. -- Color: Silver, brown, black -- Item Count: 1 item -- Dimensions: 340 cm high, 672.5 cm wide, 308 cm deep
Subject:
tin (metal), trailers (vehicles), metal, wood (plant material)
Partner:
Ohio History Connection
Source:
http://catalog.ohiohistory.org/Presto/search/SearchResults.aspx?q=Museum_Collections.STAR_Record_No=115394
More Like This
  • The Death of Booth CDV, Boston Corbett shooting John Wilkes Booth through a gap in the siding of the burning barn on Garrett's farm, boy near barn door is labeled ...
  • Worker attaching reflectors to the rear of the trailer frame.
  • Edwin Booth CDV, Edwin Booth, head and shoulders; vignette
  • Jacob Booth and his wife Melinda Housh Booth CDV, Jacob Booth, legs crossed, left in hand in lap, and Melinda Housh Booth, in dress, left hand over right hand in l...
  • Elder and the younger Booth / by Asia Booth Clarke.