Memorial candles (2)

Object Number: 
2003.76.2
Date: 
1970
Medium: 
Wax
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 31.8 x 4.4 x 4.4 cm )
Description: 
Yellow wax hand-held candle used at Robert F. Kennedy memorial mass.
Gallery Label: 
These candles were distributed to all those who attended a Mass on the second anniversary of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination. The service, which took place at Arlington Cemetery in Virginia, included hymns, religious and patriotic anthems and songs promoting peace and freedom.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Rev. Dr. and Mrs. George R. Long
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group