Part of the collection of photographs in the Catherine Thuro archive.
Title taken from: Oil lamps : the kerosene era in North America, by Catherine Thuro, c1976 (BIB 19516, NK6196 .T54).
Photograph is of kerosene lamp with Duncan three face pattern on base; this design was patented by John Ernest Miller in 1878 and made by George Duncan & Sons, Pittsburgh, Pa., measures eleven and three-quarter inches tall.
"2261" written in blue ink on lower right corner of verso.
Sent to photography January 2012 (photography no. 1000114147)