Fire brand set

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1920-1945

GUSN

GUSN-19997

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

Descriptive Terms

firesets
birch (wood)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
souvenirs
Birch
Pine
Souvenir
FIRESET

Inscription

Branded on birch container: ""Boothbay/ Harbor./ ME."" See worksheet for further inscription.

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Birchcraft Studio (Maker)

Dimensions

12 (H), 4.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.584

Places

Maine (United States)