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Gas Lamp

Gas Lamp

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Glass lamp with one glass bowl and chimney. Main part of lamp is made from pressed copper and has and embossed leaf design. Gas insert is made from brass plate. Maker's mark is visible on the top of the gas insert, "The Angle Lamp Co NY, Patented in the US and Foreign Countries". Maker's mark is only visible on 014.01.01. Originally the lamps were gas, but have been converted to electricity. History: they belonged to Mary Knight, married to Bud Knight of Toronto, who was a friend of Raine's. Mary acquired these in Eastern BC - [maybe Nelson ?] when she first came to B.C. in the 1930's. She took the lamps with her to Toronto and requested that Raine bring the lamps back to BC if she passed away. Raine brought the lamps to the museum in remembrance of her friend and to honour her wish to bring them back to the west coast of Canada.

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014.01.01abcd

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Gas Lamp

Gas Lamp

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This item is the same as 014.01.01 but it is missing the glass bowl-- c) of 014.01.02. Main part of lamp is made from pressed copper and has and embossed leaf design. Gas insert is made from brass plate. Maker's mark is no longer visible, but is visible on 014.01.01. Originally the lamp was gas but it has been converted to electricity. History: they belonged to Mary Knight, married to Bud Knight of Toronto, who was a friend of Raine's. Mary acquired these in Eastern BC [maybe Nelson?] when she came back to BC in the 1930's. She took the lamps with her to Toronto and requested that Raine bring the lamps back to BC if she passed away. Raine brought the lamps to the museum in remembrance of her friend and to honour her with to bring them back to the west coast of Canada.

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014.01.02abc

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Lamp

Lamp

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Clear glass hand lamp in sound condition. The burner, through which the wick protrudes, extends into a screw-top collar, probably brass, attached to the font. Bottom of the font is the lamps base. Decoration: curving parallel glass ridges from the burner base. History: found in D'arcy.

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Accession #:

988.25.01

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Oil Lamp

Oil Lamp

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This is an oil lamp; shaped in a sphere and mounted on a conical stand. Cream coloured with a few rust spots, and made of metal. There is a passage where the wick would come out and an adjustment knob; however it is bent.

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Accession #:

986.33.02

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Lamp

Lamp

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A red oil lamp with "Beacon" written on the top front. It has a glass chimney.

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015.06.05

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Gas Lantern Pump

Gas Lantern Pump

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This gas lantern pump has a black wooden handle, gold coloured neck. Condition: rusted.

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Accession #:

992.07.08

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Lantern

Lantern

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"Lantern, red glass and a silver frame, a bit of rust. Condition; Old and rusted. It looks like a railway signal lamp."

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993.1.33

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Candle Holder

Candle Holder

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This hammered metal candle holder has a swinging receptacle for a candle, allowing it to hang or sit flat. It is sound. Until 1948 it belonged to the late Dean Brock of U.B.C. and Mrs. Brock. After a plane crash which resulted in the deaths of the Brocks, the family gave the candle holder to Myrtle Philip. She had gone to the scene of the crash to give first aid.

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983.29.01

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