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 ribbed pattern created by pressing inside font, leaving outside smooth. The lamp, ten inches tall, was made circa 1860s.
"Page 1 C, 830, PH830, F28, 10" " written in blue ink on verso.
Sent to photography January 2012 (photography no. 1000114142).