Artifact Details
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Kingpost

Date Range: 1884
Dimensions (x:y:z): 65 long, about 6 x 6
Association: Temple Israel
Object Number: 1992.01.002

Museum Nomenclature

Category: Built Environment Artifacts
Classification: Building Components, Supporting Elements, Truss
Object Name: Post, King

Object Description

This kingpost was originally a part of one of the scissor trusses nearest the stage. The post was replaced with new wood after the fire in 2006 because the partial fire damage compromised the structural integrity of the post and the truss. The post shows original details and underlying paint colors.

Object Use

This kingpost was the vertical center support of a scissor truss.


Keywords: All, Building,

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