Electric Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1820-1860

GUSN

GUSN-3024

Description

Hangs from a hook and a long, thick shaft. Is in the form of a house with a steep-pitched top with dormer-like vents over frame enclosing five panes of glass. One of the side panes opens, and is raised on three bun-shaped feet. The fourth foot is a round knob to turn light on and off. The interior is painted white. .

Details

Descriptive Terms

lanterns (lighting devices)
electric lamps (lighting device forms)
glass (material)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Tin
Glass
Painted
Lantern

Associated Building

Used At Ebenezer Waters House,

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

20 x 9 x 9 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1515