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Whale Oil Lamp

2015.62.53 (RS239275)

Description

Brass oil lamp with egg-shaped body, long stem, and circular foot. Labeled "C.L. Woodside" for Charles L. Woodside (1859-1934).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Inscriptions
"C.L. Woodside." (Written on tape label)
Location of origin
United States
Material
brass (alloy)
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
Lamp
Lamp, Oil
whale oil lamps
Dimensions
8 1/4 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
2015.62.53
Credit Line
Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust
GUSN
310758

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