As part of our Summer of Hamilton celebration, enjoy $10 Museum Admission now until Labor Day. Offer good for in-person ticket purchases, not available online. This offer may not be combined with other discounts.
In early 2017, our fourth floor will be transformed into a new destination for historical education and innovation. During the current renovation, objects from our permanent collection are on view throughout the Museum.
The True Issue or "That's What's the Matter"
Support the New-York Historical Society
Help us present groundbreaking exhibitions and develop educational programs about our nation's history for more than 200,000 schoolchildren annually.
Yellow pattern-molded glass candle holder; cylindrical form with rounded bottom and flared and folded-over rim; pattern-molded in a multi-part mold with an overall lattice pattern; pontil mark on base.
Candle holders like this, which are also known as Christmas or Vigil lights, were probably meant to hang or sit in a frame of some sort.
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Museum & Library Map
Floor plan & visitor information
New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)
New York, NY 10024