Rushlight

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1700-1799

GUSN

GUSN-57390

Description

Circular tapering base with incised bands; twisted & hinged hldr

Details

Descriptive Terms

rushlights
iron (metal)
wrought
Iron
Wrought
RUSHLIGHT

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

11 (H), 4.125 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.4250