Candelabra, 1880
Metal, silver

Dining Room 

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This silver candelabra rests on Annie and Merton’s dining table. It was presented to Merton by the Lord Mayor of London and the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex for entertaining them during their civic visit to open the new Pier in August 1880. It is engraved with ‘Je Défendes Le Cote Faible’ motto, which was Merton’s person heraldry.

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