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Sprit lamp made to look like a candle. Base (or candle holder) is red and gold painted metal, "Candle" is white painted metal and ther is a glass shade on top. The amount of fuel can be controled by two wheels on each side at the top of the candle. There is a snuffer made out of asbestos wound around the end of a length of wire which was used to extingush the flame.
Lamp, Burning-fluid -Curiosities From Renwick Museum -Copyright Renwick Museum and Watson Memorial Library
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RML0.800.0449

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Last modified on: December 19, 2014