Glass Aladdin Lamp, Circa 1920
Description
Media Type
Object
Item Type
Lamps
Description
This is a typical clear glass bottomed oil lamp. The glass chimney is missing but the bottom is decorated with various patterns. The wick can still be seen in the middle of the lamp.
Notes
This is an Alladin style lamp that were patented in 1908 with an incandescent style of wick which were much more efficient than the previous round wicks used in oil lamps.
Inscriptions
Accession Number 978.2.1
Date of Original
Circa 1920
Subject(s)
Local identifier
Artifact Collection
Collection
Local History
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.28336 Longitude: -83.23318
Donor
Mr. and Mrs. Bert smith
Contact
Huron Shores Museum
Email
Agency street/mail address

1 James St. P.O. Box 460

Iron Bridge, ON P0R 1H0

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Glass Aladdin Lamp, Circa 1920


This is a typical clear glass bottomed oil lamp. The glass chimney is missing but the bottom is decorated with various patterns. The wick can still be seen in the middle of the lamp.