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Filler, Lamp
Filler, Lamp
Resource Typeimage
TitleFiller, Lamp
Coverage / Year1800 to 1900
DescriptionA tall cylindrical copper pot with a long thin spout and lid.
InterpretationWhale oil, camphene and fuel oil lamps all needed to be filled. Many of the openings for filling were very small and required a special implement to fill them. The small cylindrical spout on this pot was used for such fillings.
Lesson Plans / ThemesAmerican Communities in History; Communities and Geography; How we learn about communities; Whaling Slide Show; Inventions Multimedia Time Line; School Museum; Introduction of artifacts as a primary source; What's That Relic?; Settling in the Midwest;
Learning Standards16 History; 18 Social Systems; 13 Science, Technology and Society;
Author or CreatorUnknown
Subject / KeywordsOil lamp; Light; Lighting device; Whaling; Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Camphene; Lamp filler; Copper
Collection PublisherEarly American Museum;
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statementhttp://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc/conditions.htm
Resource Identifier1968.001.0959
CONTENTdm file name93741172422004_68.1.0959.jpg
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