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Object Name: Kerosene table lamp
Date: 1880-1910
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Medium: Brass, glass, earthenware
Dimensions: Overall: 24 1/2 x 7 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. ( 62.2 x 19.7 x 19.7 cm )
Description: Kerosene lamp with square, bronze base with molded scrolls and pineapples supporting square blue ceramic casing for reservoir; casing painted with white daisies; bronze burner and glass chimney.
Credit Line: Gift of the Beekman Family Association
Object Number: 1948.565
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Marks: impressed: on burner: "WRIGHT BUTLER/BIRMINGHAM" impressed: on wick raiser #1: "PATENT" surrounded by "M[ULTIMIN UNO?]/DUPLEX BURNER" impressed: on wick raiser #2: "DUPLEX/BURNER" surrounded by "WRIGHT AND BUTLER/PATENT/BIRMINGHAM"