Kerosene lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1888-1910

GUSN

GUSN-21017

Description

Brass-colored kerosene lamp. Wide base w/ triangular openwork and molded top attached to bulbous vase-shaped body. Burner and attachments for glass globe shade at top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

kerosene lamps
brass (alloy)
plating (metal coating)
steel (alloy)
Steel
Brass
Plated
LAMP, KEROSENE

Inscription

Engraved on rim of body: ""THE B & H"" Embossed on mesh of burner: ""THE B & H / LAMP/ PATD. SEPT. 11, 1888""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

B & H (Maker)

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

13 (H), 6.875 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3968