Lard Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-309830

Description

Tin lard lamp with Kinnear's patented burner and cast iron base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lard lamps
tin (metal)
cast iron
LampLamp, SemiliquidLamp, LardLamp, Lard

Inscription

"S. N. & H. C. UFFORD / 113 COURT ST / BOSTON / KINNEAR'S PATENT / FEB. 4TH 1851" (stamped)

Additional Identification Number

C27

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices

Dimensions

8 1/2 (H), 5 3/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of C. Malcom Watkins

Accession Number

2000.1901