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Gimbal oil lamp; 19th Century; 3353.92

Gimbal oil lamp, 19th Century, 3353.92
Name/Title
Gimbal oil lamp
About this object
A brass Gimbal action slush lamp that used whale tallow for fuel. This lamp was used by Robert Ross on a whaling vessel before he settled in South Otago
Date Made
19th Century
Place Made
United Kingdom
Medium and Materials
Brass
Subject and Association Description
Donald Ross was the Uncle of Elizabeth who Donated the Ross Collection
Collection
Ross Collection
Credit Line
Donated by Elizabeth Ross
Object Type
Lamp
Object number
3353.92

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Gimbal
iron ball
lamp
Ross
Whaling


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