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Petticoat Lamp

1991.265 (RS20939)

Description

Conical font with cylindrical filler tube on flaring base; strap handle; single burner.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1860
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Lamp, Oil
petticoat lamps
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
4 1/4 x 3 1/2 (HxW), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.265
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2252

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