Souvenir Lamp

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Object Name: 
Souvenir Lamp
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2009.4.311
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.9 cm, Diam (max): 16 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1933
Credit Line: 
Gift of Anna and Karl Koepke
Primary Description: 
Amber glass, pressed with cast metal base with applied pigment, and electrical components. The base (a) is in the shape of the Travel and Transportation Building at the 1933 Chicago Expo, around the foot with the words TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION BUILDING INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION CHICAGO – 1933 - A CENTURY OF PROGRESS. The round glass shade (b) has patterning overall and sits into the top of base and is lit with small bulb (missing). Vintage electrical cord and switch with felt on bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Koepke, Karl H. (d. 2009), Source
2009-05-26
Koepke, Ann, Source
2009-05-26
Inscription: 
TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION BUILDING INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION CHICAGO – 1933 - A CENTURY OF PROGRESS
inscription
around the foot