Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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nurse lamp
  • United States
  • nurse lamp, 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pewter
  • Object Height/Diameter: 10.4 x 8.9 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 1/8 x 3 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1099.a

Pewter camphene nurse lamp. Cylindrical body on a saucer base with a circular handle. Single brass wick.