Chamber Stick- c. 1810


Description
Sponsors:
1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage 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:
Object
Description:
Candles would have been an important source of light at this time and chamber sticks would have been used extensively. Candles and light were essential during 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.
Date of Original:
c. 1810
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
989.7.15
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.15012 Longitude: -79.38289
Recommended Citation:
Image courtesy of the Jordan Historical Museum
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Please contact the Jordan Historical Museum for any reproductions of this image.
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Chamber Stick- c. 1810


Candles would have been an important source of light at this time and chamber sticks would have been used extensively. Candles and light were essential during 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.