Electrified oil lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1810-1880

GUSN

GUSN-308456

Description

Glass oil lamp, electrified. Lamp has 6-sided base, expanding to oil reservoir. Now with modern paper shade.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil lamps
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
Lamp
Lamp, Oil
Lamp, Oil

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

11 1/4 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.480