Glass-domed lamp stand

Before electric lighting became widely available, the ‘kittangis’ (Chettiar shophouses) were lit by candles held in glass-domed lamp stands.

Date/Period
1940s
Region
Singapore
Accession No.
2006-00680
Material
Glass, wood, brass
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Subbiah Lakshmanan
Category
Folklife Collection

I would like an Image Request Form