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Tallow Candle


This tallow candle (a candle traditionally rendered from animal fat) is a unique design, a combination of candle and candlestick in one.  No other design is more evocative of Victorian Gothic, exemplified by the periods literature, in particular the atmospheric urban dramas of  Dickens Bleak House and Oliver Twist to the supernatural tale of A Christmas Carol.

Each candle comes with a bespoke box of matches, with an illustration by John Leech of Scrooge and Jacob Marley, and the quote

 'Darkness was cheap, and Scrooge liked it'

240 x 110 x 110 mm, burning time 8 hours.  Choice of five colours.



We aim to process and pack orders within 1 working day. Charges are calculated depending on weight, size and destination at the checkout.
Estimated DHL Express (track & sign service) cost and delivery times:
UK - from £9, 2-5 working days
Rest of the world - from £19, 3-7 working days
Estimated Royal Mail (2nd class/international standard) cost and delivery times:
UK: from £3.95, 5-10 working days
Europe: from £6, 5-10 working days
North America: from £9, 10-28 working days
Rest of the World: from £15, 10-28 working days
Collect at the Museum 
This is a free next day service. Orders will be available for collection from our Museum Shop from Tuesday to Sunday 11am – 4pm.
Orders placed before 5pm will be ready for collection from 11am. Orders placed after 5pm will be ready after 2pm.
When collecting your purchase, please bring your valid photo ID with a copy of your order, either as a hard copy, or displayed on your phone or tablet.
If you are unable to collect your goods within 30 days of purchase, we will return the product to inventory and refund the order.
If you’re not completely satisfied with your order you can return it to us within 30 days of receipt.
Exceptions apply.
More information on Delivery & Returns here
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