Petticoat Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1820-1860

GUSN

GUSN-2252

Description

Conical font with cylindrical filler tube on flaring base; strap handle; single burner.

Details

Descriptive Terms

petticoat lamps
tin (metal)
Tin
Lamp, Oil

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

4 1/4 x 3 1/2 (HxW), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.265