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 in sawtooth pattern with opaque glass base and possibly brass connector made circa 1865-1875; measures thirteen and one eighth inches.
"Page 8-L, PH779, F30, 13 1/8", 779" written in blue ink on verso.
Sent to photography January 2012 (photography no. 1000114144).