Whale Oil Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-310768

Description

Colorless glass whale oil lamp tin burner insert. The lamp has a slightly elongated, spherical body; turned stem; and concave, circular dish base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

whale oil lamps
glass (material)
tin (metal)
Lamp
Lamp, Oil
Lamp, Oil

Additional Identification Number

1299.63
No. #15

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

7 1/2 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust

Accession Number

2015.62.63AB