Lamp, kerosene; Edward Miller & Co; 1890-1910; MT1993.49.1

Name/Title

Lamp, kerosene

About this object

Lamp; this kerosene lamp was used by the Hastie family at Glenaray Station in the 1920s before they moved to 'Ardock' farm at Waddells Road, Mataura. Matthew Hastie was Mataura's first milk man, delivering milk from their farm.

Maker

Edward Miller & Co

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1890-1910

Place Made

USA, Connecticut, New Haven, Meriden

Medium and Materials

processed material, glass
processed material, metal , copper
organic, vegetal, cotton

Inscription and Marks

Printed on thumb screw:
'E MILLER & CO / MADE IN / USA'
The mark on the mantle feed reads:
'VENUS'.

Measurements

h 455mm x di 150mm
medium

Subject and Association Keywords

domestic accessories

Subject and Association Keywords

household item

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

household equipment

Object number

MT1993.49.1

Copyright Licence  

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