Oil lamp

Oil lamp

Oil lamp
Science Museum Group
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Oil lamp, pair of hanging oil lamps with large black tops, probably heat shields, and nickel lamp parts. Lamp is mounted in circular holder hung from two think arms. Flame is open, single wick burner, adjusted by square key.

Details

Category:
Lighting
Object Number:
Y1976.23
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and metal (unknown)
type:
oil lamp
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • furnishing - artefact
  • lighting device
  • lamp - lighting device