Wick trimmer or pincers

Classification: 
Date: 
19th Century
Medium: 
Wrought iron, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 2 1/2 in. (25.4 x 6.4 cm)
Description: 
Scissor-like mechanism with short curved handle and long straight end inserted into bell-shaped wood block.
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Ruth S. Susswein and Rita S. Gottesman
Object Number: 
2010.6.12
Date Begin: 
1800
Date End: 
1899
eMuseum Object ID: 
65844
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Miniature lantern

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Tinned sheet iron
Description: 
Cylindrical container with loop handle, circular window and peaked top.
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Ruth S. Susswein and Rita S. Gottesman
Object Number: 
2010.6.11
Date Begin: 
1895
Date End: 
1905
eMuseum Object ID: 
65843
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Lamp

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
White metal
Description: 
Saucer base, stem with curved handle, removable font with single wick holder, wick pick attached to base of font with chain.
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Ruth S. Susswein and Rita S. Gottesman
Object Number: 
2010.6.10
Date Begin: 
1895
Date End: 
1905
eMuseum Object ID: 
65842
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Miner's safety lamp

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Brass, steel, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. (24.1 x 8.3 cm)
Description: 
Type A1 oil safety lamp with glass screen and steel chimney with air inlet holes.
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Ruth S. Susswein and Rita S. Gottesman
Object Number: 
2010.6.9
Gallery Label: 
Flame safety or "Davy" lamps, invented by Sir Humphrey Davy in 1815, helped to prevent explosions caused by flames coming in contact with flammable gases in mines.
Date Begin: 
1895
Date End: 
1905
eMuseum Object ID: 
65841
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Oil/kerosene lantern

Classification: 
Date: 
1880-1900
Medium: 
Tinned sheet iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 4 in. (17.1 x 11.4 x 10.2 cm)
Description: 
Oil font set in triangular housing with glass pane and chimney top.
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Ruth S. Susswein and Rita S. Gottesman
Object Number: 
2010.6.8
Date Begin: 
1880
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
65840
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Oil/kerosene lamp

Classification: 
Date: 
1879-1900
Medium: 
Sheet brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 4 x 4 in. (14 x 10.2 x 10.2 cm) Overall (with handle raised): 8 x 4 x 4 in. (20.3 x 10.2 x 10.2 cm)
Description: 
With single glass lens, hinged lens cover, carrying handle, and strap loops.
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Ruth S. Susswein and Rita S. Gottesman
Object Number: 
2010.6.7
Date Begin: 
1879
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
65839
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Kinnear patent lard lamp

Classification: 
Date: 
1851-1860
Medium: 
Tinned sheet iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 6 3/4 in. (15.9 x 17.1 cm)
Description: 
Saucer base, oblong front, ring handle (missing shade).
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Ruth S. Susswein and Rita S. Gottesman
Object Number: 
2010.6.6
Date Begin: 
1851
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
65838
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Fat lamp

Classification: 
Date: 
1830-1880
Medium: 
Sheet brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (12.1 x 16.5 x 3.8 cm) Overall (with hanger): 11 x 6 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (27.9 x 16.5 x
Description: 
Hanging type, elongated oval with removable spouted pan and hinged cover.
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Ruth S. Susswein and Rita S. Gottesman
Object Number: 
2010.6.5
Date Begin: 
1830
Date End: 
1880
eMuseum Object ID: 
65837
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Fat lamp

Classification: 
Date: 
1830-1870
Medium: 
Copper and brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 3 in. (10.8 x 11.4 x 7.6 cm)
Description: 
Hanging type, cover and wick supoprt (hanger missing).
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Ruth S. Susswein and Rita S. Gottesman
Object Number: 
2010.6.4
Date Begin: 
1830
Date End: 
1870
eMuseum Object ID: 
65836
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Fat lamp

Classification: 
Date: 
1830-1880
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 3 x 4 in. (14 x 7.6 x 10.2 cm) Overall (with hanger): 12 x 3 x 4 in. (30.5 x 7.6 x 10.2 cm)
Description: 
Hanging type, open oval pan with spout and wick support; white metal with wrought iron hook.
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Ruth S. Susswein and Rita S. Gottesman
Object Number: 
2010.6.3
Date Begin: 
1830
Date End: 
1880
eMuseum Object ID: 
65835
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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