Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1820-1850

GUSN

GUSN-253431

Description

Oil burning lamp converted to electricity. Egg-shaped front with molded waist. Spool and shell shaped cylindrical shaft with a stepped and line edged circular foot. Paper with a linen loose weave overlaid shade has painted image of chickadees on a branch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

electric lamps (lighting device forms)
oil lamps
brass (alloy)
paper (fiber product)
linen (material)
Lamp

Associated Person

Thacher, Mary

Associated Building

Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

4.1981

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

USA

Dimensions

14 (H), 3 11/16 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido R. Perera

Accession Number

1999.209