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Boston Solar Lamp

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Marks

HOOPER & CO. BOSTON. SOLAR.

Credit Line

John Wheelock and John Morse Elliot Fund

1840–60

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

39.37 x 17.14 x 17.14 cm (15 1/2 x 6 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1981.53

Medium or Technique

Gilded brass, glass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices