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Two Whale Oil Lamps

Two Whale Oil Lamps in perfect condition

ACC 1985.1

OBJ 1985.1.1; OBJ 1985.1.2

9 1/2” high; base 3 1/8”

Estimated date: ca. 1820



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…

Maggie