Switch Plates: Switch in Time

Reviewed by:
Rosemary Thornton
Okay, so maybe your Victorian home was not built with fancy electric lights and wall switches, but if it had been, the switch plate might have looked like this.

Shown here in pewter, the engraving depicts a plant stand and fern, items typically found in the Victorian foyer.

  • A one-switch Elk Victorian switch plate sells for $25 (December 2005).
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