Candle holder Lamp

Jones and Foster Limited, Manufacturer

1916
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Maker and Role
Jones and Foster Limited, Manufacturer
Production Date
1916
Description
Candle holder lamp with its own case, possibly from World War I (judging by the date 1916 on the maker's plate). -1 Carry case - made of tin with a lid that slides up the leather carry handle with the help of support brackets on the side. This is a tall slim carry case with the maker's plate in oval shape on the front. -2 Candleholder lamp - metal holder with hinged sections which collapse into a flat unit so that it can fit snugly into the carry case. When opened up, it forms a square with a handle and has a candleholder at the base to support a half candle. There are ventilation perforations at the top and bottom and a carry handle. Not sure if this unit had glass panes, but there is no glass at present on the unit.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal/Tin
Processed Material/Leather
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
Jones & Foster Ltd. 1916 Birmingham Maker's Plate
Use ½ Candle Only Maker's Plate
T.E. Bladon & Son Ltd 1916 Maker's Plate
Accession No
2006.46
Credit Line
Jones and Foster Limited. 1916. Candle holder Lamp, 2006.46. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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