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Door handle, latch and back plate

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Title:
Door handle, latch and back plate
Date: 
1680-1750
Medium: 
Iron
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 4 x 6 7/8 in. ( 3.2 x 10.2 x 17.5 cm )
Date End: 
1 750
Description: 
Wrought iron door handle with back plate and thumb latch; back plate is rectangular with semi-circular cut-outs on each side at top and bottom; 6 holes drilled through back plate at top, bottom, and 4 beneath handle; handle is rounded with reel turnings at center; thumb piece has depressed center and connects to latch at rear.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Alma R. Van Hoevenberg, 1931
Object Number: 
1753
Gallery Label: 
This door hardware is from the Miller Homestead in East Hampton, Long Island. It was found in the ruins after the house burned and presented to the Historical Society in 1931.
Date Begin: 
1680
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group