School: Nart (roll number 11660)

Location:
Nart, Co. Monaghan
Teacher:
Mrs Mc Adoo

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The Candlestick

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0952, Page 238

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This was a bar of iron about 2 1/2 feet high with three claw feet. At the top of hte rod was a socket for one candle and had an arm which moved up and down the rod or stem. In this arm was another rocket. So the candle-stick had two sockets. There was also the arm joined the stem a pair of jaws used for snuffing the candle.

Informant
Miss A. Abbott
Gender
female
Address
Lisnaveane, Co. Monaghan
Language
English