Whale Oil Lamp
New England Glass Company, American, East Cambridge, Massachusetts, active 1818 - 1888
Colorless lead glass, mold blown, pressed, and cut
Overall: 9 7/16 × 3 7/16 × 3 7/16 in. (24 × 8.8 × 8.8 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Dale Barker, Class of 1954, 1991P
Place Made: United States, North America
Furnishings: Lighting Device
Not on view
Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, July 16, 2015.
Toledo Museum of Art, “The New England Glass Company, 1818–1888,” 1963, cat. 193.
Watkins, Lura Woodside. Cambridge Glass, 1818 to 1888. New York, Bramhall House, 1930, illus. plate 63, p. 143.
Rogers, Millard F. Jr. The New England Glass Company, 1818–1888. Toledo Museum of Art, 1963, p. 74, no. 199.
George Innes Dale (1809–1897), Cambridge, Massachusetts (glass blower for New England Glass Company); to his daughter, Annie Reed Barker (1859–1945); to her son Winthrop Dale Barker (1893–1990), Dartmouth Class of 1915; to his son Richard D. Barker, West Dennis, Massachusetts, Dartmouth Class of 1954, P’91; given to present collection, 2013.
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