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Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: Kerosene Lamp

Kerosene Lamp by Pairpoint Manufacturing Co.

Pairpoint Manufacturing Co.
United States, New Bedford, MA
About 1900–1903
Glass, enamel, gilding, metal; blown, enameled, gilt, assembled
Overall H: 42.8 cm, Diam: 21.2 cm
(L.251.4.2010)

From the 1870s onward, lighting was a major product of Mt. Washington and, eventually, of the Pairpoint Corporation. Kerosene lamps like this one were made in a variety of Mt. Washington’s art glasses, but also in enameled glass like this example.

Lent by Marvion E. and Esther Ashburn.