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Prof. Wadia's Pickaxe

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The Hammer and Pick are traditional tools of the miner and are usually considered a symbol of mining, cartography and also used in heraldry. One can imagine how useful the tool might have been to Prof. Wadia on his field trips.

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  • Title: Prof. Wadia's Pickaxe
  • Location: Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun
  • Provenance: Prof. Wadia's personal belongings donated to the Institute by his wife Mrs Mehr Wadia
  • Type: Geological Implement
  • Original Source: Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology
  • Photographer: Krish Bhalla

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