Portable lamp made of phenol formaldehyde (unspecified)

Made:
1920-1940 in United States
maker:
Unknown

Portable lamp made of phenol formadehyde and aluminium, with bulb holder and brass switch cord and a flex and plug, unsigned, American, 1920-1940. Label on back states: Underwriter's Industries Inc, listed Portable Lamp, EAGLE.

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
2005-231
Materials:
aluminium (metal), brass (copper, zinc alloy), phenol formaldehyde (unspecified), plastic (unidentified) and steel (metal)
type:
lamp - light bulb
taxonomy:
  • component - object
credit:
Frangenberg, Tomas