Collection: This image is from the Jacob F. Wieners, Jr. Photographs and is depicted in a glass plate negative, print, and digital image.; Image is part of the Jacob F. Wieners Photographs
Description: An eighteenth-century foot warmer in the collection of St. George's Church is photographed on a pedestal, with the door open to show the metal drawer that held hot coals. During a time when public spaces were poorly heated, women and children often carried foot warmers to church.
St. George's Church (Flushing, New York, N.Y.); Antiques
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