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
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 9, Shelf 6
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
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
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.
Date OCT 2,2015
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