An arched item with a long handle. On the body of the piece there are gold flowers. On the side there is a little block that has the name Eldon House on it.
An embosser with the Eldon House address from the Eldon House collection.

Country of Origin: Canada
Year: ca. 1875
Materials: Iron, metal, paint, and wood

Written correspondence was important in the lives of Victorians and Edwardians. This embosser, which is comprised of painted iron, wooden handle and gilt trim, this tool embosses the words Eldon House, London, Canada West, onto paper. Used by the residents of Eldon House in their correspondence, this instrument was an essential part of a “writing set” made up of an ink blotter, writing implements, inkwell, seal and sealing wax and drying power (or Pounce).