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Hand Mirror

Hand mirror. Probably English.

Object number: 1997.1.1

Dimensions: 10 5/8” long to tip of handle, mirror & frame 5 7/8” in diameter

Estimated age: 1725-1750



What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…

Maggie