Kerosene lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1867-1890

GUSN

GUSN-19209

Description

Cast iron w/ brass finish bracket kerosene lamp w/ milk glass shade; bracket w/ cast foliate pattern--scrolled w/ finial; shade domed w/ tapered top. A&B: Lamp w/ bracket C: Bottom glass shield D: Milk glass top shade

Details

Descriptive Terms

kerosene lamps
casting (process)
glass (material)
iron (metal)
Iron
Glass
Slip Cast
LAMP, KEROSENE

Inscription

Embossed on glass shade: ""B.B. SHNEIDER'S ILLUMINATOR PAT'D OCT 3 '76/ REIS APR 11 1882. B. GRAND"" Embossed on knob on lamp: ""PAT. DEC. 10. 1867 VENUS""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Shneider, B. B. (Manufacturer)

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

6.25 (H), 5.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.971A-D