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  • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Urbana, Illinois
    ImageThe Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, under construction at 500 S. Goodwin, Urbana, Illinois.
  • Lamp, Camphene
    ImageA trapezoidal wooden base holds a glass reservoir. The glass reservoir has a square peg at its base to hold it into the wood. The reservoir is globular and has a threaded tin wick fixture. The wicks are splayed as is typical of a camphene lamp and there are wick covers attached by chains.
  • Lamp, Camphene
    ImageA brass camphene lamp. The saucer base holds an elaborately molded columnar stand which leads to a reservoir with a cup shaped bottom and a broad shouldered top portion. The wick holders are splayed as is typical of ac camphene lamp.
  • Lamp, Camphene
    ImageA pewter lamp with a circular saucer shaped base, a bulbous reservoir and a semicircular handle. The double wick holders are pointed away from one another, characteristic of the camphene lamp.
  • Lamp, Camphene
    ImageA wooden base holds a pressed glass reservoir which has a square peg at the base to hold it into the wood. The glass is square with rounded shoulders and leads to a narrow mouth which has a threaded tin wick fixture. The wicks channels are splayed as is typical of a camphene lamp and there are wick covers attached by chains.
  • Lamp, Camphene
    ImageA cylindrical glass jar with a lid which transforms it into a lamp. The lid has two broad wick holders protruding from one side. A heavy C shaped cover with chain for the wick holders is attached and indicates that this is probably a camphene lamp.
  • Lamp, Camphene
    ImageA red "japanned" lamp with a saucer base, a circular handle, a tall cone shaped reservoir body and two splayed wick channels as is typical of a camphene lamp.
  • Lamp, Camphene
    ImageThis lamp has a double wick fixture made of tin, with the characteristically splayed camphene wick holders. It even holds its own wick covers to keep fuel from evaporating. The fixture is fitted onto a pressed glass bulbous reservoir which ends in a square peg. The peg would have fit into a wooden base.
  • Lamp, Camphene
    ImageA small glass lamp, bell-shaped, which has a small semicircular glass handle. The pewter cap and wick fixture is fastened to the top of the glass. This lamp which is very similar to 68.1.1150, is different because it has the very distinctive camphene outsplayed pointed wicks.
  • Lamp, Camphene
    ImageA pewter lamp with a circular saucer shaped base, a bulbous reservoir and a semicircular handle. The double wick holders are pointed away from one another, characteristic of the camphene lamp.
  • Lamp, Camphene
    ImageSmall camphene/kerosene lamp made out of tin. A saucer holds a small cylinder on top of which is a globular reservoir with a pronounced shoulder. This leads to a single wick channel. A conical cap is attached by means of a hinge. There is a circular carrying handle.
  • Lamp, Camphene;
    ImageSmall camphene/kerosene lamp made out of brass. A saucer holds a small cylinder on top of which is a globular reservoir with a pronounced shoulder. This leads to a single wick channel. A conical cap is attached by means of a hinge. There is a circular carrying handle.
  • Lamp, Camphene;
    ImageA tin lamp formed in a broad, short cylinder. Three upright cylindrical wick holders are mounted on top of the cylinder well separated from one another, indicating this is probably a camphene lamp.
  • Lamp, Camphene;
    ImageA tin lamp with a conical base upon which is mounted a larger conical reservoir. The single wick opening which comes from the top of the lamp has a chained conical cover. There is a whole in the back of the lamp to fill it, and a small handle there as well.
  • Lamp, Fuel
    ImageA copper/brass lamp made of several parts. A saucer base has a ring for hanging it up and a small circular handle. On top of the saucer is a tall cylindrical post on which a canting (tilting) reservoir is mounted. There is a single wick holder at the top.
  • Lamp, Fuel
    ImageA copper/brass lamp made of several parts. A saucer base has a ring for hanging it up and a small circular handle. On top of the saucer is a tall cylindrical post on which a canting (tilting) reservoir is mounted. There is a single wick holder at the top.
  • Lamp, Fuel
    ImageA tin cylindrical lamp with a single wick channel in the center of the top of the lamp. At the bottom of the lamp is a triangular projection, probably for fastening it to a wall or wooden structure.
  • Lamp, Fuel
    ImageA small glass lamp, bell-shaped, which has a small semicircular glass handle. The pewter cap and wick fixture is fastened to the top of the glass. This lamp has a single wick.
  • Lamp, Fuel
    ImageA heavy cast iron lamp. It is cylindrical with a two wick holes on the top on a slotted panel which includes a knob to move aside that panel for filling. The lamp is on a long iron handle which moves back and forth.
  • Lamp, Kerosene
    ImageThis lamp has a tall cylindrical reservoir which is white glass, handpainted with autumn colored leaves. There is a wheel handle for moving the wick upwards. The base of the lamp is heavy cast iron sporting geometric sunburst, triangular and heartshaped friezes.
  • Lamp, Kerosene
    ImageTin down-draft Argand Kerosene Lamp. Has a tall cylindrical chimney that is attached to a cup-shaped font by a 2.125" projection which has been soldered on. At the top of the font is a flat slot with a wick stem in the center. Surrounding this stem is a multi-petal ridge with many holes. The lamp is fixed to the base like an inverted dish. On the underside there are three so...
  • Lamp, Oil
    ImageSmall tin lamp with "japanning". Japanning is a black heavy lacquer used to make tin objects look better. This lamp has a cylindrical reservoir and a single wick holder. A small holder is fastened to a circular saucer shaped base.
  • Lamp, Oil
    ImageTin whale oil miner's lamp. Small cylindrical shaped whale oil lamp with a removable cap and a wick tube in the center. The bottom of the lamp has a sharp "v" shaped point which has been soldered on to the base for sticking the lamp into posts or beams. There is a small air vent beside the wick tube on the cap.
  • Lamp, Oil
    ImageThis pewter oil lamp has a circular base which leads to a cylindrical stem. The stem holds up a larger cylindrical reservoir from which stems a single wick holder. This could be a whale oil lamp, or could have been used with vegetable or other oils.
  • Lamp, Oil
    ImageA globe-shaped manufactured glass lamp stamped with the words "London lamp". A tin reflector sits behind a single wick holder which is fitted into a tin screw top lid for the glass portion of the lamp.
  • Lamp, Oil
    ImageA four part "street" lamp. Four lamps which fit together. Each reservoir part is one quarter of a circle. The lamps have single wick spouts which arise from the inside corner of the section. Each quarter section has a handle at the center point of the semicircular outer edge.
  • Lamp, whale oil
    ImageWhale oil lamp. It has a hand blown glass lamp reservoir pegged into a crude piece of wood.
  • Lamp, whale oil
    ImageWhale oil lamp with single wick, bulb reservoir for oil fitted into a reused candlestand.
  • Lamp, whale oil
    ImageTall cylindrical chamber lamp with double wick.
  • Lamp, whale oil
    ImageA cone shaped chamber lamp made of tin with the double wick fixture of a whale oil lamp.
  • Lamp, whale oil
    ImageWhale oil lamp. This canting brass chamber lamp has a double wick.
  • Lamp, whale oil
    ImageWhale oil lamp. This iron standing lamp has an open cylindrical reservoir which cants (swings).
  • Lamp, whale oil
    ImageWhale oil lamp. This iron standing lamp has an open cylindrical reservoir which cants (swings).
  • Lamp, whale oil
    ImageWhale oil lamp. This canting brass chamber lamp has a double wick.
  • Lamp, whale oil
    ImagePressed glass lamp reservoir with a glass foot. The reservoir is capped with a double wick fixture typical of whale oil lamps.
  • Lamp, Whale Oil
    ImageWhale oil lamp with single wick, bulb reservoir for oil fitted into a reused candlestand.
  • Lamp, Whale Oil
    ImagePressed glass lamp reservoir with intricate designs in an inverted pear shape. The reservoir is capped with a tin fixture holding the typical double wick of the whale oil lamp.
  • Lamp, whale oil with clock
    ImageThis whale oil lamp is made of pewter. It stands on a tall, slender cylindrical stem. The reservoir is an inverted pear shaped bulb surrounded by a strap of thinly hammered pewter numbered 1 to 12 in Roman numerals. The reservoir leads to a spout shaped wick opening.
  • Lamp, whale oil with clock
    ImageThis whale oil lamp is made of pewter. It stands on a tall, slender cylindrical stem. The reservoir is an inverted pear shaped bulb surrounded by a strap of thinly hammered pewter numbered 1 to 12 in Roman numerals. The reservoir leads to a spout shaped wick opening. (see also 68.1.1113)
  • Lamp, whale oil with double reflector
    ImageThis whale oil lamp is made of pewter. The foot holds a vertical cylindrical reservoir above which are held the typical parallel double wicks of the whale oil lamp. On either side of the wicks are two large pieces of glass meant to magnify the flame.