|Object ID #||1971.034.001|
|Object Name||Lamp, Kerosene|
|Title||1890s Pedestal-Style Table Lamp|
|Lexicon category||2: Building Furnishings|
|Year Range from||1892|
|Year Range to||1900|
|Place of Origin||Unknown|
|Description||Pressed glass coal oil lamp (kerosene lamp). Its glass pattern might be "Bead and Petal" or "Bullseye". It was accompanied with a brass lamp burner when it was accessioned. In the 1970s, it was described as having a patent date on its thumb wheel: PAT. AUG. 30. 1892. The burner has a spring attachment to hold the prongs against the base of the lamp globe (the original lamp globe was broken before the lamp arrived at the museum). It is a pedestal-style lamp. It is made of clear, colourless pressed glass|
The thumb wheel has an 1892 patent. It is not known which glass factory manufactured the lamp.
Original provenance unknown. Last owned by Laura M. Boyd, of Flesherton, Grey County.
|Collection||Household Equipment, 19th-c Collection|
|Dimensions||H-34 W-15 cm|
|Found||Flesherton, Municipality of Grey Highlands, Grey County|