Kerosene Lamp, Electrified

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-4064

Description

Colorless molded/pressed glass body; ball-shaped font in honeycomb pattern surmounted by brass collar; short neck terminating in stepped and fluted circular base; fitted to electricity.

Details

Descriptive Terms

kerosene lamps
electric lamps (lighting device forms)
brass (alloy)
flint glass
molding (forming)
pressing
glass (material)
honeycomb
Glass
Brass
Pressed
Molded
Honeycomb
LAMP, KEROSENE

Pattern

Honeycomb

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

11 (H), 4.375 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.371

Places

Possibly