Fireback

The Netherlands Maker
1665 Date:
Cast iron Materials
Cast in iron: Hollandia / Pro Patria / Anno 1665 Marks
Gift of Mrs. Richard C. Schuyler Credit
1910.2 Accession number
Designed to reflect heat into a room and protect fireplace bricks, this cast iron fireback, decorated with the Dutch lion and the patriotic verse "Hollandia / Pro Patria" (For the Dutch Fatherland), came from the Schuyler family home at the Flats, north of Albany. Additional comments

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