Franklin-style stove, Portland, ca. 1830

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Description

This Franklin-style stove, which would have been inserted into a fireplace, burned either wood or coal, and radiated heat more efficiently than a fireplace hearth.

It was made by Nathan Winslow & Company in Portland and came from a house in Camden.

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About This Item

  • Title: Franklin-style stove, Portland, ca. 1830
  • Creator: Nathan Winslow & Co., Portland
  • Creation Date: circa 1830
  • Subject Date: circa 1830
  • Location: Camden, Knox County, ME
  • Media: Cast iron, brass
  • Local Code: 1994.203.5
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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