Whale Oil Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-310758

Description

Brass oil lamp with egg-shaped body, long stem, and circular foot. Labeled "C.L. Woodside" for Charles L. Woodside (1859-1934).

Details

Descriptive Terms

whale oil lamps
brass (alloy)
Lamp
Lamp, Oil
Lamp, Oil

Inscription

"C.L. Woodside." (Written on tape label)

Additional Identification Number

1299.53
B18

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

8 1/4 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust

Accession Number

2015.62.53

Places

United States