Letter press

Date:
ca. 1825

A cast-iron letter press with a screw mechanism to raise and lower the weight.

Description (physical):

Width: 18" X 11.5". Printing surface: 10" X 13"

Location:
845 N. Jefferson Avenue Port Allen, Louisiana 70767
Identifier:
C.081.001
Institution:
West Baton Rouge Museum

Brass Andirons

Date:
C. 1840

One pair of English Brass Andirons: a fireplace fender, circa 1830, and a fireplace tool set, circa 1850 (tongs, shovel, poker)

Location:
11788 LA Highway 965, St. Francisville, LA 70775
Identifier:
4615

Oil Lamp

Date:
C. 1830

Clear flint glass whale oil lamp, blown font, pressed base, contains burner with double wick tube.

Location:
20 Aviles Street, St. Augustine, Florida 32084
Identifier:
XF19831
Institution:
Ximenez-Fatio House Museum

Sewing box

Date:
C. 1840

Sewing box with mirror in lid, veneered in light and dark woods with mother-of-pearl decoration, sectioned tray inside (9 sects) some compartments covered, lock intact. Some MOP missing around edges. Inventory number on bottom

Location:
20 Aviles Street, St. Augustine, Florida 32084
Identifier:
XFFIC3.JPG
Institution:
Ximenez-Fatio House Museum

Spice Box

Date:
C. 1850

Metal spice box. Hinged lid & hasp, 6 small boxes inside. Small boxes are lettered on each lid with a spice name: allspice, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, mace and nutmeg

Location:
20 Aviles Street, St. Augustine, Florida 32084
Identifier:
XF19954.JPG
Institution:
Ximenez-Fatio House Museum

Trivet

Flat reticulated brass top with a turned wooden handle. Raised on a three point wrought iron strap iron base. Front hooks to attach to a low fender or other frame. Used in parlor or bedchamber rather than kitchen.

Location:
20 Aviles Street, St. Augustine, Florida 32084
Identifier:
XF19951.JPG
Institution:
Ximenez-Fatio House Museum

Spill holder

Date:
C. 1850

Clear diamond point pattern flint glass spill holder

Location:
20 Aviles Street, St. Augustine, Florida 32084
Identifier:
XF19901.JPG
Institution:
Ximenez-Fatio House Museum

Candle mold

Date:
1820

Tin candle mold, 6 candles. The knotted wick was passed through a bottom hole: Melted tallow was then poured to fill the tube.

Location:
20 Aviles Street, St. Augustine, Florida 32084
Identifier:
XF19892.JPG
Institution:
Ximenez-Fatio House Museum

Fluting iron

Date:
1866

Fluting iron with stand, marked "Fluter Geneva Hand".

Location:
20 Aviles Street, St. Augustine, Florida 32084
Identifier:
XF19891.JPG
Institution:
Ximenez-Fatio House Museum

Foot warmer

Date:
1830

Punched tin foot warmer in mortised wood frame, turned posts at corners

Location:
20 Aviles Street, St. Augustine, Florida 32084
Identifier:
XF19882.JPG
Institution:
Ximenez-Fatio House Museum