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Oil Lamp

1977.691 (RS117009)

Description

Bulbous-shaped, colorless two-part molded body with brass cap-type four-pronged wick fixture with screw-in wick holder.

Details

Maker
Olmsted, L.H. (Maker)
Date
ca. 1877
Inscriptions
Molded in body ""LITTLE HARRY'S/NIGHT LAMP""; ""L.H. OLMSTED/NEW YORK""; on bottom ""PAT MAR 20 '77.""
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
blow molding
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
blow molding
Blown
Brass
brass (alloy)
Glass
glass (material)
LAMP, OIL
oil lamps
Dimensions
2.5 x 1.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.691
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4452

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