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Lamp

Description

Oil burning lamp converted to electricity. Egg-shaped front with molded waist. Spool and shell shaped cylindrical shaft with a stepped and line edged circular foot. Paper with a linen loose weave overlaid shade has painted image of chickadees on a branch.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1850
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
linen (material)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
electric lamps (lighting device forms)
Lamp
linen (material)
oil lamps
paper (fiber product)
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
14 (H), 3 11/16 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.209
Credit Line
Estate of Guido R. Perera
GUSN
253431

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