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Object ID # 1969.030.001
Object Name Stove, Heating
Title Honor Bright Cook Stove
Lexicon category 4: T&E For Materials
Year Range from 1880
Year Range to 1895
Artist Buck's Stove Works
Made Buck's Stove Works, Brantford
Place of Origin Brantford, Ontario
Description HONOR BRIGHT cast-iron kitchen stove. This stove was greatly restored by the museum staff, as it was used as a demonstration piece for many years. However, its external appearance is likely similar to what it was originally. It has a water heater reservoir.
Makers mark Cast lettering:
On the step's pull-out tray: "HONOUR BRIGHT / BUCK'S STOVE WORKS / BRANTFORD / REGISTERED"
Provenance The HONOR BRIGHT stove was made at Brantford, Ontario by "Buck's Stove Works".

It belonged to the George Bothwell family and was used at "Bothwell's Manor", a 19th-century Victorian farm house located on the north side of Highway 26 near Hatton's Corners [in the former Sydenham Township Grey County]. This location is just east of Owen Sound, Grey County.

It was passed down to Mr. and Mrs. Gordon & Viola Bothwell. For many years it was used in the basement of Bothwell's Manor. After the kitchen was transferred to the first floor area, the cook stove remained in the basement, and was mainly used to boil down syrup and boil water for washing clothes in the 20tn-century.
Collection Heating Equipment Collection
Material Iron
Dimensions H-85 W-74 L-130 cm
Found Sydenham Township (formerly), Municipality of Meaford, Grey County
People Bothwell, George (2)
Bothwell, Viola
Bothwell, Gordon
Subjects Baking
Cookery
Kitchens
Stoves
Search Terms Bothwell
Sydenham Township
Function A wood-fired cookstove that can be used for baking (in the oven) or for heating pots and kettles on the top, on the stove rings. The stove also provided warmth to the kitchen area. This stove was manufactured in Brantford, but used historically at "Bothwell's Manor" in the former Sydenham Twp., Grey County.