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Gas-Lighting Torch

Title Gas-Lighting Torch
Artist/Maker Thomas W. Houchin
Date 1865–1915
Medium Brass, wood
Dimensions h. 31 x w. 2.88 x d. 1.63 in. (h. 78.7 x w. 7.3 x d. 4.1 cm)
Credit Line U.S. Senate Collection
Accession Number 52.00027.001

  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
  • Inscription (front of key, embossed): HOUCHIN / NO 620
    Inscription (reverse of key, embossed): NEW YORK
    Inscription (runner, embossed): [T] W [H]OUCH[I]N / [P]AT APL' II '65
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