Crab Railway Reading Lamp

Made:
London
maker:
The Patent Safety Candle Grip Company

Candle lamp, Crab Railway Reading Lamp. Red leatherette and card box containing candle, brass crocodile clip candle holder and silvered vesta box case with matches (Bryant & May's). Made by The Patent Safety Candle Grip Company, London. Sold by W H Smith. Overall (box closed): 40 mm x 122 mm x 75 mm.

Details

Category:
Fixtures & Fittings from Railway Buildings
Object Number:
1975-7262
Materials:
brass, leatherette, matches, wax paper, white metal (unknown), wood (unidentified), yellow metal
Measurements:
overall (box closed): 40 mm x 122 mm x 75 mm,
type:
candle lamp
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • furnishing - artefact
  • lighting device
  • lamp - lighting device
credit:
British Rail, Clapham
status:
Permanent collection

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