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 thumbprint pattern with opaque glass base, circa 1865, measures nine and three-eighths inches.
"Page 9C, PH826, F30, 9 3/8", 826" written in blue ink on verso.
Sent to photography January 2012 (photography no. 1000114146).