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Burning fluid lamp with wick

Object Number: 
1947.446
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Tinned sheet iron, sheet brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/8 in. ( 10.2 x 8.9 x 7.9 cm )
Marks: 
marked: on wick adjuster: "WRIGHT'S PAT, JUNE 18 -67"
Description: 
Sheet brass lamp with bell-shaped font with ringed circualr tinned sheet iron base, round strap handle, side screen, tapering wick holder with cap extinguisher.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. John V. Irving
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group