Lamp

Lamp

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Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lamp, whale oil
date made
ca 1850
place made
United States: United States, Northeastern
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
tinned sheet iron (burner tubes material)
cotton (wicking material material)
Measurements
overall: 5 3/8 in x 2 3/4 in; 13.6525 cm x 6.985 cm
lamp only: 5 in; 12.7 cm
ID Number
DL.377099
accession number
136485
catalog number
377099
Credit Line
Gift of Virginia W. Hillyer
subject
Lighting
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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