Oil & whale oil lamps Photos

Antique oil & whale oil lamps in the collections of various museums & museum houses.

Click thumbnail to enlarge. F11 to view website full screen.
Oil lamp from Judea at Jewish Museum of Florida. Miami Beach, FL.Oil lamp stained-glass window in Jewish Museum of Florida. Miami Beach, FL.Hanging oil lamp in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Katholikon lamp in Ossios Loukas. Greece.
Oil lamp from Judea (c200 CE) at Jewish Museum of Florida. Miami Beach, FL.Oil lamp stained-glass window in Jewish Museum of Florida. Miami Beach, FL.Hanging oil lamp in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Katholikon lamp in Ossios Loukas. Greece.
Table lamp bought by George Washington in American History Museum. Washington, DC.Oil lamps at Baldwin House Museum in Lahaina. Maui, HI.Stand for oil lamps & writing materials in upper chamber of Province House. Charlottetown, PE.Desk & oil lamp in early U.S. Forestry Service Ranger Station at South Park City. Fairplay, CO.
Silver-plated Argand table lamp probably bought by George Washington from Philadelphia silversmith Joseph Anthony in 1792 in American History Museum. Washington, DC.Oil lamps at Baldwin House Museum in Lahaina. Maui, HI.Stand for oil lamps & writing materials in upper chamber of Province House. Charlottetown, PE.Desk & oil lamp in early U.S. Forestry Service Ranger Station at South Park City. Fairplay, CO.
Hanging oil lamp in dining room of Green Gables. Cavendish, PE.Collection of kerosene lamps at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Angle lamps invented to give more light in less space at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Silvered reflector bracket lamp at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Hanging oil lamp in dining room of Green Gables. Cavendish, PE.Collection of kerosene lamps at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Angle lamps (1885) invented to give more light in less space at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Silvered reflector bracket lamp (1890) at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Candlesticks & oil lamps at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Collection of glass oil lamps in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Table lamps from Denver & Rio Grande Dining Cars at Cripple Creek District Museum. Cripple Creek, CO.Gas lamp in Senate chamber of Old State Capitol. Springfield, IL.
Candlesticks & oil lamps at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Collection of glass oil lamps in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Table lamps from Denver & Rio Grande Dining Cars at Cripple Creek District Museum. Cripple Creek, CO.Gas lamp in Senate chamber of Old State Capitol. Springfield, IL.
Lamp of New Hampshire State House Senate Chamber. Concord, NH.Carbide lamp & miner's cap at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Stag detail on brass lamp of Byers-Evans House. Denver, CO.Collection of explosion-proof mining lamps at Colorado History Museum. Denver, CO.
Lamp of New Hampshire State House Senate Chamber. Concord, NH.Carbide lamp (c1915) & miner's cap (c1895) at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Stag detail on brass lamp of Byers-Evans House. Denver, CO.Collection of explosion-proof mining lamps at Colorado History Museum. Denver, CO.
Hand-painted lamp with portraits of Buffalo Bill & Sitting Bull at Buffalo Bill Museum. Lookout Mountain, CO.Railway signal lamps at Cripple Creek District Museum. Cripple Creek, CO.Safety lamp used in powder magazines recovered from USS Cairo. Vicksburg, MS.Music room lamp in Copper King Mansion. Butte, MT.
Hand-painted lamp (c1886) with portraits of Buffalo Bill & Sitting Bull at Buffalo Bill Museum. Lookout Mountain, CO.Railway signal lamps at Cripple Creek District Museum. Cripple Creek, CO.Safety lamp used in powder magazines recovered from USS Cairo. Vicksburg, MS.Music room lamp in Copper King Mansion. Butte, MT.
Ceiling lamp in Moss Mansion. Billings, MT.Lamp with lion in Moss Mansion. Billings, MT.Lamp in Senate chamber of Michigan State Capitol. Lansing, MI.Bronze seahorse detail on stairwell gas lamp fixtures in California State Capitol. Sacramento, CA.
Ceiling lamp in Moss Mansion. Billings, MT.Lamp with lion in Moss Mansion. Billings, MT.Lamp in Senate chamber of Michigan State Capitol. Lansing, MI.Bronze seahorse detail on stairwell gas lamp fixtures in California State Capitol. Sacramento, CA.
Lamp fixture & plaster work in living room ceiling of Old Merchant's House Museum. New York, NY.Brass lamp in James A. Garfield home. Mentor, OH.

Lamp fixture & plaster work in living room ceiling of Old Merchant's House Museum. New York, NY.Brass lamp in James A. Garfield home. Mentor, OH.


See Also:

All photos on this page are originals by & copyrighted by Jim Steinhart.
All rights reserved. Permission required to use.