|Object ID #||2005.021.001|
|Object Name||Leader, Livestock|
|Title||Bull Leader Snap|
|Lexicon category||4: T&E For Materials|
|Made||Ward & Payne|
|Place of Origin||Sheffield, England, United Kingdom|
|Description||This is a metal "Bull Snap". This bull snap is socketed for a wooden handle (no longer extant). The metal is impress-stamped with WARD & PAYNE SHEFFIELD.|
|Makers mark||Impress-stamped with WARD & PAYNE SHEFFIELD|
Manufactured in Sheffield, England by the Ward & Payne company. In the early 20th century, a lot of English-made hardware was still being retailed in Canada.
Provenance unknown. Paula Niall purchased it at a garage sale in Grey County.
|Collection||Agricultural Tools & Equipment Collection|
|Dimensions||L-24.9 Dia-3.7 cm|
|Found||Owen Sound, Grey County|
|Function||A bull leader was a device used to lead or control a bull. The snap would be attached to an existing ring in the nose of the bull. The rigid handle helped to keep a distance between the bull and the handler.|