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, patent April 3, 1877 by Hiram L. Ives. Text on p. 45.
"680" written on verso.
Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in November 2012.