Fire Kindler Patent Model

Fire Kindler Patent Model

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Object Name
kindler, fire
Other Terms
Fire Kindler; Fire Making Apparatus
date made
ca 1868
patent date
Lowe, John W.
associated place
United States: Iowa, Ottumwa
Physical Description
tinned sheet iron (frame; handle; wick tube; corrugated strip and ends on container material)
sheet brass (container; screw cap material)
iron, wrought (pawl or catch material)
cotton (wick material)
overall: 5 1/2 in x 8 1/4 in x 5 5/8 in; 13.97 cm x 20.955 cm x 14.2875 cm
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catalog number
patent number
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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