Whale Oil Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1850-1899

GUSN

GUSN-5426

Description

Three part molded colorless glass; hexagonal domed base; stepped stem; hexagonal, bell-shaped font with rounded shoulder; electrified.

Details

Descriptive Terms

whale oil lamps
glass (material)
pressing
Glass
Pressed
LAMP, OIL

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8.375 x 3.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.746