The Netherlands
Date: 1665
Maker: The Netherlands
Materials: Cast iron
Marks: Cast in iron: Hollandia / Pro Patria / Anno 1665
Credit: Gift of Mrs. Richard C. Schuyler
Accession Number: 1910.2
Comments: 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.