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Betty Lamp on Stand

1991.1340 (RS21478)

Description

A vertical rod with ring handle, on a domed round base which holds adjustable Betty lamp with hinged cover and chain with wick pick.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1820
Inscriptions
Hammered on the top and underside of the base is ""1812.""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
betty lamps
Iron
iron (metal)
LAMP, SEMILIQUID
Dimensions
22 (H), 7.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1340
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2879

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