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 free blown font and wheel engraved designs in turnip or pear shape with brass stem and marble base, measures nine and one-eighth inches, was made circa 1857-1863.
"1079" written on verso.
Sent to photography January 2012 (photography no. 1000114141).