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Two Betty Lamps with Handles

Two iron Betty lamps with handles, one with lid and 8 splits on spout; one without lid, but with hook for hanging.

ACC 2011.2

OBJ 2011.2.1 and OBJ 2011.2.2. Gift

4 3/4” long; 5” tall; 2 3/4” wide

6 3/4” tall; 2” wide; 4 3/8” long; hook is 6 1/2” long

Estimated age: 19th century

What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…