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London Canal Museum
12-13 New Wharf Road King's Cross
London N1 9RT
United Kingdom

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Searing Iron

This searing iron has a wooden handle and a metal shaft. On the shaft is inscribed "Born 5.1 Co."

Searing irons were used to cauterise tissue for medical reasons. Skin conditions or open wounds on horses were alleviated with the use of a searing iron.

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Searing iron, used to cauterise the tissue of ill or injured horses.
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Horse Power, First Floor, London Canal Museum
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