Electric Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-11216

Description

Spherical, colored glass globe held within a wirework frame and vertically ribbed cylindrical tin collar; there is a conical cap and ring handles and a vertically ribbed cylindrical base with flared circular foot; the original burner is still in the base; painted with old dark green paint.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

18 1/2 x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.492

Date

1850-1900 (Possibly)