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).
Glass shade, product of the process patented in 1881 by William Beck. Text on p. 46.
"1152" written on verso.
Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in October 2012.