Whale Oil Chamber Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-310761

Description

Black-painted tin lard lamp with circular tray base, tall cylindrical stem, and small looped finger-handle on base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chamber lamps
whale oil lamps
tin (metal)
Lamp
Lamp, Oil
Lamp, Oil

Additional Identification Number

1299.56
C38

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices

Dimensions

6 3/4 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust

Accession Number

2015.62.56

Places

United States