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).
Kerosene lamp, opaque white octagon figure base, frosted font, screw socket with different profile, patent dated Sept. 29, 1868. Text on p. 132.
Similar to photograph (p. 132, fig. a) published in Oil lamps : the kerosene era in North America, by Catherine Thuro.
"2002" written on verso of c. 1.
"PH2002, Page 15(a), File26, 11 1/4", 2002" written on verso of c. 2.
Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in November 2012.