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Electric lamp

Description

An arched swing hand on a pierced cylindrical top and an oblong uncolored glass globe with a cylindrical base with pierced band and flaring foot; electrified and altered to a ceiling fixture; the resevoir for fuel is partially intact; the pierced decoration is in a diamond pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Glass
glass (material)
Lantern, Kerosine
lanterns (lighting devices)
Lighting
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
19 (H), 5 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.479
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11151

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