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Electric Lamp

Description

Hangs from a hook and a long, thick shaft. Is in the form of a house with a steep-pitched top with dormer-like vents over frame enclosing five panes of glass. One of the side panes opens, and is raised on three bun-shaped feet. The fourth foot is a round knob to turn light on and off. The interior is painted white. .

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1860
Associated Building
Used At Ebenezer Waters House. Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
electric lamps (lighting device forms)
Glass
glass (material)
Lantern
lanterns (lighting devices)
Painted
painting (coating)
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
20 x 9 x 9 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1515
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3024

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