Oil Lamp

Unknown Haitian, Haitian

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collected 1966

Oil paint on metal, cotton wick

Overall: 5 3/4 × 3 3/8 × 2 7/16 in. (14.6 × 8.5 × 6.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Micaela and Jack Mendelsohn, Class of 1956

2005.7.7

Geography

Place Made: Haiti, Caribbean, Central America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Furnishings: Lighting Device

Research Area

Americas

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 50, AAAS 88, LACS 50, Haiti at the Crossroads, Chelsey Kivland, Spring 2013

ANTH 50.4, AAAS 88.5, LACS 50.2, Race, Power, and Development in Global Haiti, Chelsey Kivland, Fall 2013

Provenance

Jack and Micaela Mendelsohn, Washington, D.C.; given to present collection, 2005.

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