Living with antiques
The Captain Philo Beardsley house near Kent, Connecticut



fig8.jpg (20000 bytes) Figure 8. The original handsome iron latch on the door in the entry is exactly where it has been since the late eighteenth century.  Remnants of the original red morocco leather washers are still in place. The latch is particularly unusual for the fact that it is marked by the unidentified maker, I.C.


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