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Whale Oil Chamber Lamp

2000.1829 (RS223407)

Description

Pewter whale oil chamber lamp.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"F. PORTER / No. 1 / WESTBROOK (stamped)
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Descriptive terms
chamber lamps
Lamp
Lamp, Oil
pewter (tin alloy)
whale oil lamps
Dimensions
6 1/4 (H), 5 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.1829
Credit Line
Gift of C. Malcom Watkins
GUSN
309816

Comments

pewter lamp #

AvatarPosted by david kilroy on March 23, 2016
maker = Freeman Porter, Westbrook, Maine