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Kerosene lamp

Description

Brass-colored kerosene lamp. Wide base w/ triangular openwork and molded top attached to bulbous vase-shaped body. Burner and attachments for glass globe shade at top.

Details

Maker
B & H (Maker)
Date
1888-1910
Inscriptions
Engraved on rim of body: ""THE B & H"" Embossed on mesh of burner: ""THE B & H / LAMP/ PATD. SEPT. 11, 1888""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
plating (metal coating)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
kerosene lamps
LAMP, KEROSENE
Plated
plating (metal coating)
Steel
steel (alloy)
Dimensions
13 (H), 6.875 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3968
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
21017

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