candle (ritual & belief: religious buildings & furnishings)

Candle consisting of a bamboo shaft with one end covered with red wax with clear wax on the tip.

Label: Old object label printed on one side with 'OFFICES OF THE / Presbyterian Church of England, / 15, RUSSELL SQUARE, / LONDON, W.C. 1.', and handwritten on the other: 'CHINESE / CANDLES'

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