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Object ID 003698

Object Name Adams & Westlake Company kerosene lamp

Object Desc Metal base that holds kerosene used for lighting.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003308

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Lights/Lamps


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 9, Shelf 6

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords lamp,Adams & Westlake Company,kerosene lamp,

Title Adams & Westlake Company kerosene lamp

Description Silver lamp container with gold top part. There is a handle. Wick is at the top of the lid, along with a screw for the wick to move up. Mesh area around the wick. New York, Philadephia, and Chicago stamped around the wick. Use kerosene oil only.


Approx Collection Date

Height 6.25

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 4.25

Circumference 14.5

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker The Adams & Westlake Company

Maker Details Founded in 1857. In 1927, the company moved to Elkhart, Indiana. It still operates today.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3308



Date OCT 2,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes The wick has evidence of use. Looks like it has been painted silver and gold.


Date OCT 7,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 6 from Room 9, Closet Shelf 6 - automatic entry by admin