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Candle snuffers


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Jack be Nimble – Candles were the commonest form of lighting from 1100 to the 1850s. These snuffers stop the candles smoking too much once they have been extinguished. Snuffers and candlestick are mid-Victorian.
Associated activities - Jumping over different heights of model candlestick, making models
Images courtesy of the Cambridge and County Folk Museum

28th Jan 2009

English, History, PSHE, Physical Education and Sport

Key Stages:
Foundation, Key Stage 1

Nursery Rhymes

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