Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Accession number 2000.18
Object ID 2000.18.18.2
Object Name Sconce
Collection Object/Artifact Collection
Date 20th century
Description IRT Cast Iron Sconce. With a square wall plate and arm. Sconce terminates with an octagonal socket holder with an adjustable collar; white ceramic socket holder has a decorative flower petal style surround. The ceramic socket is chipped and original wiring has been clipped.
Maker's Role Manufacturer
Dimension Details 4 1/2-in OH x 4 1/2-in OW x 7 3/4-in OL (not including the wiring that is sticking out at the rear of the fixture).
Material Metal/Ceramic
People/Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Subways--New York (State)--New York--Design and construction--History.
Light fixtures
Search Terms Sconce
Operating Agency Interborough Rapid Transit (IRT)
Number of images 1.0