• Creator
  • Unknown
  • Created Date
  • 6-12-02
  • Description
  • This fitting is made of cast brass and has fleur-de-les ornamentation. A pipe with a threaded socket screw connects the fitting. Before electricity, many homes and businesses had gas lighting systems. Burners with adjustable valves would be spaced over the room, connected by a thin piping system. This fitting was left over by its owners during the transition to electricity and marks a very specific time in American history. How we learn about ... more
    This fitting is made of cast brass and has fleur-de-les ornamentation. A pipe with a threaded socket screw connects the fitting. Before electricity, many homes and businesses had gas lighting systems. Burners with adjustable valves would be spaced over the room, connected by a thin piping system. This fitting was left over by its owners during the transition to electricity and marks a very specific time in American history. How we learn about communities; American communities in history. 16 History; 13 Science, Technology and Society; 18 Social Systems; 15 Economics. less
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