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Student lamp

Object Number: 
1935.162a-c
Date: 
1870-1878
Medium: 
Brass, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 8 in. ( 52.1 x 31.8 x 20.3 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on wick raiser: "GERMAN STUDENT LAMP CO." molded: in low relief on seal burner: "KAISER" impressed: on top of reservoir: "PATENTED/ APR. 19. 70/SEP. 14. 75/OCT 17. 76/DEC 11. 77/REISSUED MAR. 30. 75 MAY 21. 70
Description: 
Brass reading lamp with conical milk glass shade with flaring lip; circular base with central rod; cylindrical kerosene reservoir on one side, opposite burner; tube-shaped glass chimney.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isabella Vaché Cox
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group