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Object Name Stove, Laundry
Date 1873-1873
Maker J.L. Mott Iron Works
Material Iron
Used Camp Pine Knot, Raquette Lake
Description Flat iron heater. Top of stove is round and has a burner and a lid. Toward front of rim is raised "J.L. Mott Iron-Works N.Y." Below that is a cylindrical part with flat sections that slant outward toward the bottom where they meet a protruding edge. The shape is for flat irons to rest against the stove. On front of this part is a fuel door that fits the contour of the stove. On the front mid-section is a protruding iron piece that when turned shakes the ashes off of the grate inside the stove. Below this is a square section that has an open ash pit in front with door (missing). At the base is an apron that extends forward and on it raised is "J.L. Mott Iron Works, N.Y./No. 1 improved, 1873." End of lid lifter that lifts the lid and fuel door is broken off. Other end of lifter has hole in it possibly for turning the iron piece that shakes ashes off the grate inside.
a- stove b- burner lid c- fuel door d- lifter (broken)
Dimensions H-25 W-23.5 D-24 inches
Collection HF190I
Catalog Number 1955.009.0002a-d
Other number AM 0065
Imagefile 050\1955.009.0002A-D.JPG
Species Stove, Laundry