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Whale Oil Chamber Lamp

2015.62.56 (RS239249)

Description

Black-painted tin lard lamp with circular tray base, tall cylindrical stem, and small looped finger-handle on base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Location of origin
United States
Material
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
chamber lamps
Lamp
Lamp, Oil
tin (metal)
whale oil lamps
Dimensions
6 3/4 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
2015.62.56
Credit Line
Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust
GUSN
310761

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