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, design patented by Oesterling on October 17, 1871, used on glass tableware and lamps, circa 1870s. Text on p. 204.
Similar to photograph (p. 205) published in Oil lamps : the kerosene era in North America, by Catherine Thuro.
"PH82, F39, 4 7/8", 82" written on verso.
Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in November 2012.