Electric lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-11151

Description

An arched swing hand on a pierced cylindrical top and an oblong uncolored glass globe with a cylindrical base with pierced band and flaring foot; electrified and altered to a ceiling fixture; the resevoir for fuel is partially intact; the pierced decoration is in a diamond pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lanterns (lighting devices)
glass (material)
tin (metal)
Tin
Glass
Lighting
Lantern, Kerosine

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

19 (H), 5 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.479