Kerosene lamp

Object Number: 
X.188.1-2
Date: 
1912
Medium: 
Glass, metal, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 26 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. ( 67.3 x 24.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: on wick raiser: "SUCCESS"
Description: 
Kerosene lamp with reticulated brass base on four legs; green, white, and yellow opaque glass casing for reservoir and spherical lamp shade printed in brown with flowers and presidential imagery including the White House, a portrait of Theodore Roosevelt, the American flag and eagle, and clasped hands beneath a dove with an olive branch; glass chimney, brass reservoir, and burner.
Gallery Label: 
This type of lamp was also known as a "Gone with the Wind" lamp.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group