Lamp, Bicycle; RA2018.205

Name/Title

Lamp, Bicycle

About this object

A Phoenomen (Reimann- German inventor) bicycle, motor bike lamp, a silver carbide lamp with attachment to fit to bicycle. Base unscrews. Red and green faceted glass jewels each side of lens. Early 1900's with adjusting knobs.
Carbide lamps, or acetylene gas lamps are simple lamps that produce and burn acetylene(C2H2) which is created by the reaction of calcium

Medium and Materials

Steel, glass

Inscription and Marks

Engraved RIEMANN/PHOENOMEN/H.R.C.H. on top in an oval shape. Three leaf shapes and two acorns

Measurements

175H x 175W x 96D mm

Object Type

Bicycle Lamps

Object number

RA2018.205

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