Horseshoes were very common in a blacksmith’s shop. The blacksmith would not only make the shoes by hammering and shaping hot iron, but he would also assist farmers by putting the shoes on their horses.

Author: Unidentified Maker
Date: 19th Century
Medium: Metal
Bibliographic Information:

Horseshoe, 19th Century, metal, H: 1.25 x L: 6 x W: 5.5 in. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown, New York, F0113.1990.

Collections Number: F0113.1990