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Fireplace Screen

Description

Flat rectangular tin body, painted black; two circular holes in center; one has spring-like circular cover to receive coal stove pipe; fold over edge; indented bead running across top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
fire screens (furniture)
Painted
painting (coating)
SCREEN, FIREPLACE
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
35 x 43.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.929A
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5657

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