Betty Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1700-1799

GUSN

GUSN-3009

Description

Copper and wrought iron betty lamp with round 1 inch deep copper well with an adjustable latch; has a wrought iron arm attached to the back and a wrought iron hook and knob. Measurements are not inclusive of the attached 6 1/2 inch hook.

Details

Descriptive Terms

betty lamps
casting (process)
copper (metal)
iron (metal)
wrought
Copper
Iron
Wrought
Cast
Lamp, Semiliquid

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

USA; England

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1494

Places

Possibly United States
Possibly England (United Kingdom) [country]