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Catalog Number 2012.038
Object Name Cooking range
Description Used by Mrs. Shaw when she was a little girl.

The piece has a removable plate on the side that says "FAIRY GIFT R&K PAT'D 1854", a miniature pot, three removable range spots (along with a middle section and two side dividers to provide a place for the ranges) six articulating doors, and a removable oven rack in the interior. When it was rediscovered in the Attic it had bug remains, rust and charred wood inside indicating Mrs. Shaw may have put actual fire in the stove.
Date ca. 1855
Dimensions H-7.5 W-5.5 L-8 inches
Collection PERMANENT COLLECTION
Accession number 2012.038
Made R&K
Material Cast Iron