Overall: 1 3/8 x 1 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. ( 3.5 x 3.8 x 5.4 cm )
Sconce formed of sheet tin cylindrical socket attached to flat polygonal base with elongated acute angle in rear.
Gift of William L. Calver
typed: attached note: "FOR MY FRIEND----/ MR W.D. CALVER/LITTLE TIN WINDOW-SCONCE,/WHICH BURNED IN THE OLD HOUSE/ I WAS BORN IN - AT THE PEACE/ CELEBRATION THE NIGHT PRES-/-IDENT LINCOLN WAS KILLED"
According to the donor, the former owner of this candle holder was Emma N. Carleton, New Albany, Indiana.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.