Betty Lamp on Stand

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1810-1820

GUSN

GUSN-2879

Description

A vertical rod with ring handle, on a domed round base which holds adjustable Betty lamp with hinged cover and chain with wick pick.

Details

Descriptive Terms

betty lamps
iron (metal)
Iron
LAMP, SEMILIQUID

Inscription

Hammered on the top and underside of the base is ""1812.""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

22 (H), 7.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1340