Camphene Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1834-1867

GUSN

GUSN-6547

Description

Elongated brass base with rectangular stem and circular foot; colorless glass dome or chimney with molded thumbprint and flame design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

camphene lamps
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
flames
fingerprints
Brass
Glass
Flame
Thumbprint
LAMP, CAMPHENE

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1971.1338.1A,B

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

10.25 x 3.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1338.1AB

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