Overall: 1 3/8 x 1 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. ( 3.5 x 3.8 x 5.4 cm )
typed: attached note: "FOR MY FRIEND----/ MR W.D. CALVER/LITTLE TIN WINDOW-SCONCE,/WHICH BURNED IN THE OLD HOUSE/ I WAS BORN IN - AT THE PEACE/ CELEBRATION THE NIGHT PRES-/-IDENT LINCOLN WAS KILLED"
Sconce formed of sheet tin cylindrical socket attached to flat polygonal base with elongated acute angle in rear.
Gift of William L. Calver
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