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Retrieval Number: 7922/1/4
Photograph of marsh dyking spade.
Mount Allison University Archives, Robert J. Cunningham fonds.
May be reproduced only with permission of Mount Allison University Archives

pphotograph of marsh dyking spade.

An essential tool in the maintenance of marsh sewers, the dyking spade was an implement made by local blacksmiths. This example, which has no provenance, may have been one made by Charles A.D. Siddall, who was well known for making these tools.


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