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Betty Lamp

1991.1494 (RS21545)

Description

Copper and wrought iron betty lamp with round 1 inch deep copper well with an adjustable latch; has a wrought iron arm attached to the back and a wrought iron hook and knob. Measurements are not inclusive of the attached 6 1/2 inch hook.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1799
Location of origin
USA; England
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
casting (process)
copper (metal)
iron (metal)
wrought
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
Possibly England (United Kingdom) [country]
Possibly United States
Descriptive terms
betty lamps
Cast
casting (process)
Copper
copper (metal)
Iron
iron (metal)
Lamp, Semiliquid
Wrought
wrought
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1494
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3009

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