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Lard Lamp

2000.1901 (RS223404)

Description

Tin lard lamp with Kinnear's patented burner and cast iron base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Inscriptions
"S. N. & H. C. UFFORD / 113 COURT ST / BOSTON / KINNEAR'S PATENT / FEB. 4TH 1851" (stamped)
Material
cast iron
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Descriptive terms
cast iron
Lamp
Lamp, Lard
Lamp, Semiliquid
lard lamps
tin (metal)
Dimensions
8 1/2 (H), 5 3/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.1901
Credit Line
Gift of C. Malcom Watkins
GUSN
309830

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