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Accession number 2010.23
Object ID 2010.23.1
Object Name Lamp, Carbide
Collection Object/Artifact Collection
Date ca. 1930s
Description Short cylindrical brass container with brass rod shaped into a handle on back side and, at front, a reflective dish with metal wick at center and a striking mechanism at lower right. On top is a lever for setting level of light and a flip top lid for adding lighter fluid. Bottom section can screw off from rest of lamp.
Manufacturer Universal Lamp Co.
Maker Universal Lamp Co.
Maker's Role Manufacturer
Place of Origin Chicago, IL
Dimension Details 3 7/8-in. OH x 2 1/2-in. OW x 3 7/8-in. OD
Material Brass/Metal
Subjects Lamps
Search Terms Lamp
Number of images 1