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Object ID # 1976.034.036
Object Name Holder, Taper
Other Name Holder, Candle Shade
Title Candle Clip with Candle Shade Holder
Lexicon category 2: Building Furnishings
Date circa 1891
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description A brasstone metal candle clip with shade holder. There is a circular area (the top end), attached to a vertical rod formed of wire and a metal piece, that ends with a spring operated candle clip. The clip is factory made, and has a decorative beaded margin on the squeeze handles.
Provenance Manufacturer unknown. May have been owned/used by Mr. and Mrs. Allan K. and Florence Bishop (neƩ Early) of Owen Sound, Grey County. Allan and Florence were married in 1888. Florence's mother, Mrs. Annabelle J. Early, resided with them for many years.
Last owned by their daughter, Jean Bishop of Owen Sound.
Collection Household Equipment, 19th-c Collection
Material Metal
Dimensions H-13 Dia-6 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Bishop, Allan Kilbourn
Bishop, Florence
Bishop, Helen Kilbourn
Bishop, Jean
Subjects Candles
Candlesticks
Lighting