Portals candle by Burke & Hare, sold during the 2015 Portals exhibition at Providence Public Library

Portals Candles Available – Limited Edition

May 5, 2016

Pour yourself a glass of wine, light a candle and settle in for a cozy night with your favorite book. We enlisted extraordinary candle-maker Erica from Burke and Hare Co. to browse our collection for a PPL Portals inspired scented candle and pillar. Both limited edition candles are available exclusively at Burke & Hare Co. online shop.


Repose En Paix

Inspired by a nearly 300 yr old volume containing French Funeral Invitations this hand poured candle blends notes of fresh cotton, vanilla, leather bindings and aged wood to bring you a custom scent reminiscent of an old and loved library. Made of clean burning soy blend wax with a cotton wick it’ll give you about 70 hours of illumination to ponder the final portal.

Contained in a reusable heavy bottom 11 oz, 3.25 inch tumbler with screen printed image!

Mortuary Pillar Candle

This white, unscented Pillar candle features a page from a vintage book showing a local ad for a funeral home and embalmer found in PPL’s collections.
5.5 inches tall.