Lamp, Kerosene; Edward Miller & Co; 1890-1910; MT2012.78.2

Name/Title

Lamp, Kerosene

About this object

Lamp; a clear glass kerosene lamp complete with wick. It has a round base and bowl. The removable glass flame protector is fluted glass and has a straight top. The adjustable mantle feed is made of copper.

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, flax

Inscription and Marks

The mark on the copper thumb wheel reads:
'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

MT2012.78.2

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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