Lily portable oil (paraffin) heater, c 1890.
Image number: 10186630
Two flat wicks are housed behind a pale blue enamelled cast-iron casing with a removable lid. When this is removed, the heater can be used for cooking. Note the unusual neo-gothic windows. Produced by John Harper and Co, Willenhall.
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- Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
- Date taken:
- 20 October 2003 12:07
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- Science Museum