Model house

image 1991-463

Object

Model

Title

Model house

Production date

1850-1899

Material

Plaster

Dimensions

Height (Whole): 375mm
Width (Whole): 375mm
Depth (Whole): 290mm

Description

This model house would have been used as a nightlight to help children sleep. It is based on a house in Cassland Road in Hackney. It is made of plaster, painted green and white with red and maroon details. The front gardens and yard surround the house on a flat base. The house is hollow to contain the light.

Object number

1991.463

On display?

Yes

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