Paraffin Lamp

Jos. Lucas Limited, Manufacturer

Circa 1905
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Maker and Role
Jos. Lucas Limited, Manufacturer
Production Date
Circa 1905
Description
Car side light. Metal cylindrical lamp with hinged glass door covering the front. A metal dome with perforations that contains a fabric wick is visible inside. There is a small red glass window on the opposite end. The lamp sits on a circular base painted black and has a top with 2 tiers. There is a thin circular handle attached to the top.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Glass
Signature/Marks and Type
LUCAS No 742 / KING OF THE ROAD / JOS LUCAS LTD. B'HAM Maker's Plate
JOS. LUCAS LTD. BIRMINGHAM Impressed
Accession No
F2438.2005
Credit Line
Jos. Lucas Limited. Circa 1905. Paraffin Lamp, F2438.2005. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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