"Pennsylvanian Fire-Place" or "Franklin stove", 1742-1748
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Related Publications

Fry, Joel T., ""Benjamin Franklin and the Pennsylvania Fireplace : A History and a New Example from Bartram's Garden" (Unpublished manuscript (11/ 1987) revised (4/1991).

Mercer, Henry Chapman, The Bible in Iron; Pictured Stoves and Stoveplates of the Pennsylvania Germans, Third Edition (Doylestown : Bucks County Historical Society, 1961) pp. 241-243; Plates 336-338.

Provenance
Retrieved by Henry Mercer from a farmhouse near Willow Grove in Montgomery County, PA, in 1910 or 1911, and maintained since then in the collections of the Bucks Country Historical Society.
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