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
Lamp
Lamp, Semiliquid
Lamp, Lard
Lamp, Lard

Inscription

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

Additional Identification Number

C27

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of C. Malcom Watkins

Accession Number

2000.1901