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

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.479