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Collection: Historic House
Date: 1917
Classification: Lighting Equipment

The gilded metal three-light sconce is composed of three scrolled arms ending in open horizontal blossom-shaped bobeches supporting turned metal candle cups. The three electrified candle lights are covered with plain silk clip-on reproduction shades. Large tear-shaped crystal drops united by crystal beaded drapes are joined to the candle arms with crystal rosettes. The whole fixture is topped with a large heart and flame finial that resembles a parfum bottle.

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Collection: Historic House
Date: 1917
Classification: Lighting Equipment

The gilded metal three-light sconce is composed of three scrolled arms ending in open horizontal blossom-shaped bobeches supporting turned metal candle cups. The three electrified candle lights are covered with plain silk clip-on reproduction shades. Large tear-shaped crystal drops united by crystal beaded drapes are joined to the candle arms with crystal rosettes. The whole fixture is topped with a large heart and flame finial that resembles a parfum bottle.

Collection: Estate Archives
Date: circa 1950
Classification: Photographs

Walt Stimpson, wearing a pinstripe suit, stands in Five Row. A porch of a Five Row house is visible to Stimpson's left.

Collection: American Art
Date: 1866
Artist/Maker: Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze
Classification: Prints

Emanuel Leutze’s Washington Crossing the Delaware gained fame and recognition through the wide circulation of engravings based on the monumental canvas. The original painting was created in Düsseldorf, but burned in a fire and had to be repainted. The dramatic composition shows George Washington standing on a crowded boat crossing an ice-filled river. He is surrounded by eleven men and is accompanied by other boats and troops in the background.

Collection: American Art
Date: 1798
Artist/Maker: Edward Savage
Classification: Prints

On March 3, 1798, an advertisement appeared in The Philadelphia Gazette announcing the sale of a new engraving of George Washington and his family: “The print, representing General Washington and his Family, all whole lengths in one groupe, will be ready for delivery by the 15th of March. An unfinished impression is to be seen at Mr. McElwee’s Looking Glass store No. 70, South Fourth Street. The subscription will close on the 10th of March inst.” [1]

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