Dietz Eureka auto lamp, c. 1915

Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum


This oil lamp is designed to be clamped to the side of a Winton automobile. The lens facing forward was clear and provided illumination in front. On the back side of the lamp is a red lens to warn vehicles approaching from behind.

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  • Title: Dietz Eureka auto lamp, c. 1915
  • Creation Date: circa 1915
  • Subject Date: circa 1915
  • Town: Houlton
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Tin and glass
  • Dimensions: 27 cm x 18 cm x 9 cm
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730

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