Whale oil lamp

Object Number: 
1945.328ab
Date: 
1850-1875
Medium: 
Tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. ( 3.8 x 10.8 cm ) Overall (with lid open): 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (10.8 x 8.3 cm)
Description: 
Painted whale oil lamp with attached lid on shallow round canister attached to saucer base with loop handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Walter S. Poor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group