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Fire brand set

1998.584 (RS23340)

Description

Birch logfire starter kit, souvenir of Boothbay Harbor, Maine. Small birch log hollowed out to serve as container for pine "firebrands". Rawhide strap serves as handle. Paper instructions.

Details

Maker
Birchcraft Studio (Maker)
Date
1920-1945
Inscriptions
Branded on birch container: ""Boothbay/ Harbor./ ME."" See worksheet for further inscription.
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
birch (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Birch
birch (wood)
FIRESET
firesets
Pine
pine (wood)
Souvenir
souvenirs
Dimensions
12 (H), 4.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.584
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19997

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