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Bishop, H. and Son | The Phoenix Darkroom Lamp | Other | Other

'THE PHOENIX' DARKROOM LAMP. 1880s. Labelled 'H.Bishop & Sons, Darkroom Lamp, The Phoenix, Rd.No.66073.' A tin-plate, metal framed oil lamp, with two red glass windows, for darkroom use. The clever design features light-trapped ventilation. Wick adjustable via wheel on rear. Sliding shutter at rear lifts for maintenance and to provide white light. Built-in oil tank with filler at rear.

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