Betty lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-26170

Description

Thin-bodied flat circular shaped body fashioned from sheet of iron. Squared spout extending out of front and flat curved arm extending up from back. Hinged lid. Tongue-like inner spout to act as wick. Wrought spiral hook set in wall w/ 3 linked wire pieces attached at handle to form poker.

Details

Descriptive Terms

betty lamps
hammering
iron (metal)
wrought
Iron
Wrought
Hammered
Lamp, Semiliquid

Associated Building

Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3.75 x 4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1979.24AB