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Description
Brass gas lamp with circular glass front 125 mm in diameter. A domed metal fitting with perforations is visible in the interior. The lamp sits on a round base and has a 3-tired top with spaces between them to allow gas to escape. A half-circular brass handle is screwed to the top. The maker's name "Frankonia" appears on a metal plate on one side. The lamp opens as the glass window is attached with a hinge.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Glass
Signature/Marks and Type
Frankonia / 703 Maker's Plate
Accession No
1978.1205
Credit Line
Lamp - Gas, 1978.1205. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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