Portable Candle Holder

Portable Candle Holder

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Object Name
candle holder
lighter, portable
Other Terms
Lighting Devices; Fire Making Apparatus
date made
1780 - 1830
place made
United Kingdom: England
place acquired
United Kingdom: England, Winchester
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
tin (interior material)
tinned sheet iron (candleholder, interior divider material)
wire, iron (hinges material)
overall: 5/8 in x 2 in x 3 1/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 5.08 cm x 7.9375 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Virginia W. Hillyer
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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