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Oil Lamp

Item Information

Title:
Oil Lamp
Description:
Camphene or whale oil lamp. Pressed "clambroth" white glass body. Shade with five panels of rural and urban scenes from a different lamp. Lamp electrified.
Glassmaker:
Boston & Sandwich Glass Co.
Manufacturer:
Plaue Porzellanmanufaktur
Date:
1845–1855
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
glass (material)
painting (coating)
porcelain
pressing
tin (metal)
oil lamps
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
cities
cityscapes (representations)
country (style)
pastoral
scalloping
Glass
Porcelain
Tin
Pressed
Painted
City View
Pastoral
Scalloped
City
Country
Places:
Massachusetts
MaineYork (county)South Berwick
Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.)
Extent:
20.438 in. x 9.75 in. (H x W)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
Accession #:
1949.276
Identifier:
4994