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

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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Gimbal
iron ball
lamp
Ross
Whaling

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