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Electric Lamp

Description

Spherical, colored glass globe held within a wirework frame and vertically ribbed cylindrical tin collar; there is a conical cap and ring handles and a vertically ribbed cylindrical base with flared circular foot; the original burner is still in the base; painted with old dark green paint.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Possibly
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
tin (metal)
wire
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Glass
glass (material)
Lantern, Kerosine
lanterns (lighting devices)
Tin
tin (metal)
wire
Wire
Dimensions
18 1/2 x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.492
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11216

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