One of a pair of whale oil lamps. Flat semicircular container with brass cup over the filling hole; attached to a triangular piece of tin, arched below and with hole at top; at the front of the container a pipe connecting with upright cylinder which is fitted with two brass tubes and a brass plate. -a and -b are the same.
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Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair in memory of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
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