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Orlando, Florida USA
Kerosene Lamp Lover. Even some candelabras.
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I made a mistake yesterday when I posted these had feet that are missing. I looked at mine last night and saw there are not feet, but, rollers. If you were to look at the bottom of the drop front you ...
Jackie, the last post here seems to have been about 5 years ago ! My only comment about your items and how you have them in storage is... stare away !! As you delve into the details of your grandpar...
This is a French Style Etagere used in Victorian times to house items of decor. There would have been, as you stated, a top with probably a mirror. Would have fit inside a Parlor for the homes finer ...
Greetings Robert ! A little too late,but, here's some info about your "drop front dresser". This is one of at least three pieces of a bedroom suite. There would have been a matching Bed, your drop ...
Thank you Lady Suxxex Downs for your comment ! Yes, we have a fireplace. Here in Orlando, Florida there's not as much of a call for using it so the lamps provide the gentle touch of warmth needed fo...
LOL Orlando Florida ! TY nutsabotas6 also!!
Greetings Aimathena and Elisabethan !!! TY Aimathena and Elisabethan... you would be welcome to have the room for the night if you were visiting !! TY
Greetings Phil, I didn't answer your comment as it wasn't sent to my email inbox. The bedroom suite is attributed to Thomas Brooks. Thanks for the comments. The bonnet is, also, attached by pegs.
Thank You prtygrkgrl !! Kalimera :-) Mixalis
LOL Just glad I'm not the only addict when it comes to kerosene lamps !!!! LOL I'm still looking for a support group too blunderbuss2 !!!!
Thank You Kathycat !! We just re-arranged the bedroom and had to disassemble the two just to move them.
LOL Dizzy I'll not be delivering it... It takes a Crane to lift !!! Good O'le Victorian America!!!!
Thank you so much for the information. I had no idea since it was a purchase by my grandparents. Again thank you !! Michael
What a WONDERFUL textile !! I've never seen such designs. I owned one from 1853, but, it was an animal pattern.
Is the horse in the forground of your picture a Mene ?
Thanks cjgoet ! I appreciate the comment.
Thank You Shawn. I have to say it is the best quality of paining I have on any of my kerosene lamps. Michael
LOL Dottie now that is a GREAT comment !! I bet, by his being a preacher, he put the fear of God in them if they broke them! Also, I bet the glass shades are replaceable. Thanks for the good laugh....
Dottie! Your story about the Hoosier is about a wonderful one as I've ever read. It reflects to all of our memories of growing up and our feelings and emotions ! I have the same regrets, but, grann...