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Ship's Lamp - Kerosene, circa 1820s-1880s Object Reg. No: ST 026373

Summary:
Kerosene ship's lamp, circa 1820s-1880s. It could have been used as a portable lamp or a hanging one.
Description:
Metal and glass ship's lamp with a metal handle. The lamp has a grey coloured metal base on top of which sits a spherical glass cover, over the wick and where the flame would burn. There are five bars of metal which sit around and above the glass to protect it from breaking.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from E. Heiliger, 1969
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 322.00 mm (Height), 195.00 mm (Width), 195.00 mm (Length)
Weight: 1.27 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: lamps, water transport, shipboard travel
Themes this item is part of: Journeys of a Lifetime, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 1998-2015, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Ship Fittings & Auxiliaries
Tertiary Classification: lamps & lighting
Date Used: circa 1820s-1880s

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