• Creator
  • Unknown
  • Created Date
  • 2-24-3
  • Description
  • A heavy cast iron lamp. It is cylindrical with a two wick holes on the top on a slotted panel which includes a knob to move aside that panel for filling. The lamp is on a long iron handle which moves back and forth. This lamp was probably used in some industrial or manufacturing sphere where a heavy duty lamp on a long handle would be useful. It could either be a whale oil or camphene lamp. American Communities in History; Communities and Geog... more
    A heavy cast iron lamp. It is cylindrical with a two wick holes on the top on a slotted panel which includes a knob to move aside that panel for filling. The lamp is on a long iron handle which moves back and forth. This lamp was probably used in some industrial or manufacturing sphere where a heavy duty lamp on a long handle would be useful. It could either be a whale oil or camphene lamp. American Communities in History; Communities and Geography; How we learn about communities; Whaling Slide Show; Inventions Multimedia Time Line; School Museum; Introduction of artifacts as a primary source; What's That Relic?; Settling in the Midwest. 16 History; 18 Social Systems; 13 Science, Technology and Society. less
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