Kerosene lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1880-1910

GUSN

GUSN-21002

Description

Kerosene lamp, silver and electrified. Wide base w/ openwork pattern and molded top section attached to bulbous vase-shaped body. Burner and attachments for glass globe shade at top. Modern electric cord extending from base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

kerosene lamps
plating (metal coating)
silver (metal)
Silver
Plated
LAMP, KEROSENE

Inscription

Embossed on rim of body: ""THE/ NEW JUNO/ NO 2/ MADE IN U.S.A."" Embossed on cap of filling spout: ""MADE IN/ UNITED STATES OF AMERICA""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

13 (H), 6.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3953