Oil Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

ca. 1877

GUSN

GUSN-4452

Description

Bulbous-shaped, colorless two-part molded body with brass cap-type four-pronged wick fixture with screw-in wick holder.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil lamps
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
blow molding
Glass
Blown
Brass
LAMP, OIL

Inscription

Molded in body ""LITTLE HARRY'S/NIGHT LAMP""; ""L.H. OLMSTED/NEW YORK""; on bottom ""PAT MAR 20 '77.""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Olmsted, L.H. (Maker)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Dimensions

2.5 x 1.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.691

Places

New York state (United States)