Camphene Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1820-1860

GUSN

GUSN-2256

Description

Conical font with splayed double burners on saucer-like base with finger hold; lacquered blue finish with circular mirrored reflector held by tin uprights and rectangular plateau attached to burner neck.

Details

Descriptive Terms

camphene lamps
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Tin
Painted
LAMP, CAMPHENE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

7 (H), 4.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.255