|Categories||A Year On the Farm|
|Theme(s)||Farming and agriculture|
|Collection||Harvesting and Cultivation Objects|
|Object number||MERL 60/143|
When placed on a long pole this fruit picker extended the user’s reach. They could then retrieve apples, pears or plums without bruising them. The ingenious design was devised by William Penn Ltd, a company that offered solutions to some of life’s most pressing challenges, such as the ‘awl-you-need’ leather stitcher and ‘so-easy’ seed sower.