This is a photograph of a sickle. This tool was probably used during the 1800s to harvest grain crops. Source: Smithsonian Institute- Source in photo, top left.
Vince's Agriculture Project Vol. II
Sickles, 19th century, Pictorial works. Agricultural implements, United States, History, 19th century, Pictorial works.
"Sickle" (2019). Indiana, Pennsylvania in the Civil War. 297.
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