Door handle, latch and back plate
Overall: 1 1/4 x 4 x 6 7/8 in. ( 3.2 x 10.2 x 17.5 cm )
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.
Gift of Miss Alma R. Van Hoevenberg, 1931
ink inscription: on box accompanying object: "Relics from Miller Homestead/"Fireplace" Accabonack,/East Hampton, L.I./Found in ruins after house burned/Presented by/Miss Alma R. Van Hoevenberg/Nov. 24, 1931/Museum Accession #1753"
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