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, base of the font screws into a tin saucer holder, measures two and seven eighths inches. Text on p. 280.
"257" written on verso.
Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in November 2012.