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Kerosene Lamp

2000.1906 (RS223394)

Description

Brass kerosene table lamp.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1867-1880
Inscriptions
"PERKINS & HOUSE / SAFETY LAMP / CLEV'D NON-EXPLOSIVE SAFETY LAMP CO. / CLEVELAND & NEW YORK" (stamped)
"PAT. NOV 24, 1867" (stamped)
"PAT'D. / DEC. 11.1866 / NOV. 24.1857 / NOV. 18.1871" (stamped)
Material
brass (alloy)
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
kerosene lamps
Lamp
Lamp, Table
table lamps
Dimensions
7 1/4 (H), 4 5/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.1906
Credit Line
Gift of C. Malcom Watkins
GUSN
309833

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