Brooksbank, Raine

Gas Lamp (1)

Gas Lamp

Gas Lamp


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.


lamp, lighting


Brooksbank, Raine

Date of Object:

ca. 1900

Accession #:



New building board room shelf


a) 29 cm L x 54 cm Circ. X 22.5 cm H, b) 17 cm L x 41 cm Circ., c) 53 cm Circ. X 20.5. cm H.

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