1812 History

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  • Semi-Liquid Crusie Lamp- c. 1800
        A cast iron double crusie that has two rounded trays with elongated spouts; one above the other. Has a flat iron support that is curved and attached with a hook. This would have been used to light the house, especially during the winter months, of the War of 1812 period.
      A cast iron double crusie that has two rounded trays with elongated ...
  • Semi-Liquid Crusie Lamp (Betty Lamp)- c. 1800
        A round/pear shaped dish made with a handle and a hook for hanging. Animal or fish fat was burned from a cotton wick within for a source of light. Betty lamps would have been an important source of light at this time and would have been used extensively. Light was ...
      A round/pear shaped dish made with a handle and a hook for ...
  • Painted Betty Lamp- c. 1800
        This is a metal Betty lamp that is painted red, white and yellow with a hook on the handle to hang it up. It is 27.5 cm high (lamp - 3 cm, handle - 10 cm, hook - 14.5 cm) x 12 cm long x 8.5 cm diameter. Lamps such ...
      This is a metal Betty lamp that is painted red, white and ...
  • Candle Holder- c. 1800
        A candle holder. Candles would have been an important source of light during the War of 1812 and were essential to life in early Upper Canada. During the winter months, candles provided warmth and light to be able to read, sew or accomplish the duties of the day. This item ...
      A candle holder. Candles would have been an important source of light ...
  • Betty Lamp c. 1800
        This is a metal Betty Lamp with a hook attached to the handle. It is 28 cm high (lamp - 2.5 cm, handle - 8 cm, hook - 17.5 cm) x 7.5 cm long x 6 cm diameter. Lamps such as this would have been an important source of light ...
      This is a metal Betty Lamp with a hook attached to the ...
  • Wall Sconce- c. 1800
        This wall sconce is fashioned from metal and features a rectangular reflector with scalloped topping. The tray at the bottom of the sconce is semi-elliptical and the candlestick shaft is short. This offers insight into the home furnishings that existed during the 1812 period.
      This wall sconce is fashioned from metal and features a rectangular reflector ...
  • Double Cruise Lamp
        This Phoebe lamp is one of the earliest types of lamps that had been used in the colonies during the 17th century to early 19th century. The lamp consists of two small iron bowls with spouts, one hanging above the other. The bowls are attached and hung by an iron ...
      This Phoebe lamp is one of the earliest types of lamps that ...
  • Chamberstick
        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, ...
      A candleholder used during the 18th and 19th centuries. Black, metal (tin) ...
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