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Fireplace Cover

Description

Flat rectangular tin body, painted black. It has a folded over top edge, and a molded bead running across the top third. A circular hole at the lower third with spring-like circular cover, to receive a stove pipe.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
tin (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
fire screens (furniture)
SCREEN, FIREPLACE
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
34.25 x 42.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.929B
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12087

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