This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
- Media Type
- A candleholder used during the 18th and 19th centuries.
Black, metal (tin) candleholder, approximately 4 5/8 inches tall. The bottom is a round shallow dish approximately 5 3/4 inches x 5 3/4 inches. Inn the center of the dish is a narrow candlestick holder approximately 1 3/4 inches in diameter, standing vertically.
A seam runs vertically down the cylinder, and beside the seam, on the bottom half of the cylinder, is a rectangular cut out, 1 1/4 inches x 1/2 inch.
Attached to the outer edge of the bottom dish is a loop to act as a handle.
A piece of off-white candle, approximately 2 inches tall, used, with burnt wick sits in the candlestick holder.
- Date of Original
- 18th-19th century
Width: 14.5 cm
Height: 11.7 cm
Length: 14.5 cm
- Local identifier
- Geographic Coverage
Latitude: 43.1556061381902 Longitude: -79.1944313049316
- Recommended Citation
- Image courtesy of the St. Catharines Museum
- Please contact the St. Catharines Museum for any reproductions of this image
- St. Catharines MuseumEmail
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