Overall: 5 1/2 x 3 in. ( 14 x 7.6 cm )
Colorless, lead glass;pressed. Oil lamp; bell-shaped font with vertical ribbing and applied loop handle with crimped end; threaded brass collar and double wick holder with covers on chain.
These lamps are known as hand lamps or night lights. According to the accession records, this is a camphene lamp that burned a fluid made from a distillate of camphor.
Gift of Edith D. Blaisdell
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