Parlor Fireplace

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Title

Parlor Fireplace

Description

A parlor with a fireplace. By the 1840s fireplaces were no longer the main heating source for the house. Fireplaces became a decorative focal point in the room. The curtain at the doorway could be closed to provide some privacy when visiting with guests.

Date

circa late 1800s

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Identifier

85.109(I).845

Original Format

Photo

Physical Dimensions

7" x 9"

Citation

“Parlor Fireplace,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed July 25, 2021, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/3895.

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