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Betty lamp

Description

Thin-bodied flat circular shaped body fashioned from sheet of iron. Squared spout extending out of front and flat curved arm extending up from back. Hinged lid. Tongue-like inner spout to act as wick. Wrought spiral hook set in wall w/ 3 linked wire pieces attached at handle to form poker.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
hammering
iron (metal)
wrought
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
betty lamps
Hammered
hammering
Iron
iron (metal)
Lamp, Semiliquid
wrought
Wrought
Dimensions
3.75 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1979.24AB
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26170

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