Whale oil lamp, c 1840.

Made:
1835-1845

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Whale oil pewter lamp, candlestick form, c.1840. General view on graduated light grey background
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Whale oil pewter lamp, candlestick form, c.1840

Whale oil lamp made of pewter. The lamp has a single wick and is in candlestick form. The lamp was made in c.1840

Details

Category:
Lighting
Object Number:
1939-187
type:
oil lamp
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • furnishing - artefact
  • lighting device
  • lamp - lighting device
credit:
Eck, J.
status:
Permanent collection

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