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  • Porcelain Teapot- c. 1815
    Porcelain Teapot- c. 1815
    Object       This white porcelain teapot was hand painted with pink, orange and green swag. There is a decorative pink lustre and a curved handle. The lid is missing and the spout has been glued. The teapot once belonged to Miss Margaret Ball and dates to 1807. This item gives an insight ...
    Object     This white porcelain teapot was hand painted with pink, orange and green swag. There is a decorative pink lustre and a curved handle. The lid is missing and the spout ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Porcelain Saucer- c. 1800
    Porcelain Saucer- c. 1800
    Object       This porcelain saucer measures 14.6cm. It is also hand painted with a blue, red and green floral pattern on a white background. This is the kind of domestic item that would have been used during the 1812 period.
    Object     This porcelain saucer measures 14.6cm. It is also hand painted with a blue, red and green floral pattern on a white background. This is the kind of domestic item that ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • China Plate- 1809-15
    China Plate- 1809-15
    Object       This china plate features a blue and white romantic Oriental landscape as well as floral and geometric patterns. This design was used by Spode in ceramic service. This plate dates from 1809-1815, so it provides a view into domestic life at the time of the War of 1812.
    Object     This china plate features a blue and white romantic Oriental landscape as well as floral and geometric patterns. This design was used by Spode in ceramic service. This plate dates ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • China Sugar Bowl- 1805-1825
    China Sugar Bowl- 1805-1825
    Object       This china sugar bowl features a neo-classical Davenport design. The bowl is decorated with a blue and white floral pattern and a blue wreath encircling border. The bowl is rectangular with rounded corners. The lid is missing, but the bowl still provides insight into 1812 domestic life.
    Object     This china sugar bowl features a neo-classical Davenport design. The bowl is decorated with a blue and white floral pattern and a blue wreath encircling border. The bowl is rectangular ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • China Bowl- c. 1800
    China Bowl- c. 1800
    Object       This shallow china bowl is decorated with a floral pattern and border. The design is possibly "Ridgeway". There is an "R" inside a circle with rays radiating outward printed on the bowl. The bowl dates from the early 1800s, giving an idea of domestic life around the time of the ...
    Object     This shallow china bowl is decorated with a floral pattern and border. The design is possibly "Ridgeway". There is an "R" inside a circle with rays radiating outward printed on ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Rev. Robert Addison's Desk
    Rev. Robert Addison's Desk
    Object       This is a slant-top desk made of black walnut in a Hepplewhite design. The desk feature a row of pigeon holes and a drawer for writing materials as well as two side drawers in the frame. The desk belonged to Rev. Robert Addison, who was minister of St. Mark's Church ...
    Object     This is a slant-top desk made of black walnut in a Hepplewhite design. The desk feature a row of pigeon holes and a drawer for writing materials as well as ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Georgian Style Andirons- c. 1800-1825
    Georgian Style Andirons- c. 1800-1825
    Object       This andiron features brass finials and thin rounded shafts. It is designed in a late Georgian style, and provides a glimpse into home furnishings of the 1812 period. This item would be placed as a pair into the hearth or fireplace and be utilized to allow air to circulate around ...
    Object     This andiron features brass finials and thin rounded shafts. It is designed in a late Georgian style, and provides a glimpse into home furnishings of the 1812 period. This item ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Copper Kettle- c. 1800
    Copper Kettle- c. 1800
    Object       This is a copper kettle with a wooden handle (moveable) with the mark “2” on the face of the handle. It is rounded with dents, a domed lid and a wooden finial handle. This item is dated circa 1800 and provides an understanding of the domestic objects used during the ...
    Object     This is a copper kettle with a wooden handle (moveable) with the mark “2” on the face of the handle. It is rounded with dents, a domed lid and a ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Mantle Clock- c. 1794-1818
    Mantle Clock- c. 1794-1818
    Object       This mantle clock features a walnut case and mahogany veneer as well as a double panel glass door. The bottom pane is decorated with a house and landscape scene. The manufacturer, Eli Terry & Sons, is written inside.
    Object     This mantle clock features a walnut case and mahogany veneer as well as a double panel glass door. The bottom pane is decorated with a house and landscape scene. The ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Alma Family Portable Desk- c.1800
    Alma Family Portable Desk- c.1800
    Object       This portable desk features rosewood veneer on a walnut frame. There are also silver plate handles to aid in the portability. The desk features marquetry inside an oval on the top of the hinged lid as well as a space for writing utensils in the bottom of the box. The ...
    Object     This portable desk features rosewood veneer on a walnut frame. There are also silver plate handles to aid in the portability. The desk features marquetry inside an oval on the ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Gonder Family Kitchen Table- c. 1760
    Gonder Family Kitchen Table- c. 1760
    Object       This black walnut kitchen table was brought to Upper Canada by the Gonder Family in 1780 from a German community in Pennsylvania. During the War of 1812, the Gonder Family home and the table were used as a headquarters for Gen. Geo. Drummond in defense of Fort Erie. Michael Gonder ...
    Object     This black walnut kitchen table was brought to Upper Canada by the Gonder Family in 1780 from a German community in Pennsylvania. During the War of 1812, the Gonder Family ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Wool Winder- c. 1800
    Wool Winder- c. 1800
    Object       This wool winder is made of hardwood with two basic parts, the wheel and the stand. The stand has four legs to support the wheel. The wool winder dates to the early 1800s, giving an insight into domestic life in 1812.
    Object     This wool winder is made of hardwood with two basic parts, the wheel and the stand. The stand has four legs to support the wheel. The wool winder dates to ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Iron- c. 1800
    Iron- c. 1800
    Object       This boat shaped iron features a decorative design and a cast iron body. The iron dates to the early 1800s, which gives some insight into domestic lives and the lives of women.
    Object     This boat shaped iron features a decorative design and a cast iron body. The iron dates to the early 1800s, which gives some insight into domestic lives and the lives ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Serving Tray- c. 1790-1810
    Serving Tray- c. 1790-1810
    Object       This tin serving tray is oval shaped and decorated with a gallery rail trim. The tray has been painted black and may have been laquered. It dates from about 1810 and gives insight into what domestic life was like in 1812.
    Object     This tin serving tray is oval shaped and decorated with a gallery rail trim. The tray has been painted black and may have been laquered. It dates from about 1810 ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Candlestick- c. 1800
    Candlestick- c. 1800
    Object       This tin candlestick has a round, raised base and a long shaft. It dates to the early 1800s and gives insight into life before electric lighting, like during the 1812 period.
    Object     This tin candlestick has a round, raised base and a long shaft. It dates to the early 1800s and gives insight into life before electric lighting, like during the 1812 ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Candle Mold- c. 1800
    Candle Mold- c. 1800
    Object       This is a candle mold that belonged to John McCarthy and is believed to be dated during the 1800s. This mold gives insight to the domestic life during the time of the War of 1812-1814.
    Object     This is a candle mold that belonged to John McCarthy and is believed to be dated during the 1800s. This mold gives insight to the domestic life during the time ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Roasting Pan- c. 1810-1820
    Roasting Pan- c. 1810-1820
    Object       This iron dutch oven style pan features three legs, a ledge and a lid. The lid also has a small raised handle to carry the pan. This item gives one an idea of what domestic life was like in 1812.
    Object     This iron dutch oven style pan features three legs, a ledge and a lid. The lid also has a small raised handle to carry the pan. This item gives one ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Semi-Liquid Crusie Lamp- c. 1800
    Semi-Liquid Crusie Lamp- c. 1800
    Object       A cast iron double crusie that has two rounded trays with elongated spouts; one above the other. Has a flat iron support that is curved and attached with a hook. This would have been used to light the house, especially during the winter months, of the War of 1812 period.
    Object     A cast iron double crusie that has two rounded trays with elongated spouts; one above the other. Has a flat iron support that is curved and attached with a hook. ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Candlestick- c. 1810
    Candlestick- c. 1810
    Object       This is an iron candlestick, circa 1810, with shallow tray and finger handle. This item can offer insight into domestic life during the War of 1812.
    Object     This is an iron candlestick, circa 1810, with shallow tray and finger handle. This item can offer insight into domestic life during the War of 1812.
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Wall Sconce- c. 1800
    Wall Sconce- c. 1800
    Object       This wall sconce is fashioned from metal and features a rectangular reflector with scalloped topping. The tray at the bottom of the sconce is semi-elliptical and the candlestick shaft is short. This offers insight into the home furnishings that existed during the 1812 period.
    Object     This wall sconce is fashioned from metal and features a rectangular reflector with scalloped topping. The tray at the bottom of the sconce is semi-elliptical and the candlestick shaft is ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
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