Whale Oil Lamp

Possibly made by Union Flint Glass Works, Philadelphia, 1824 - 1844

Geography:
Possibly made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America

Date:
1835-1844

Medium:
Lead glass (called flint glass) [colorless]

Dimensions:
Height: 9 1/2 inches (24.1 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

* Gallery 114, American Art, first floor, Case 6, Tableware & Lighting Devices

Accession Number:
1986-42-1

Credit Line:
Purchased with the Elizabeth Wandell Smith Fund, 1986

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