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Advert For Brown's Spring Lever Oil Feeder

Advert For Brown's Spring Lever Oil Feeder

Printer: Unknown

Medium: Print on paper

Date: 1880

Shelfmark: Evan.6142

Item number: 6142

Genre: Leaflet

This is an advertisement for B. G. Brown’s spring lever oil feeder. Oil was the main source of power for heating and lighting in the late 19th century home as well as being the fuel for industrial machinery. At first animal and vegetable oils were used but after the 1860 paraffin was the most popular oil. This illustration features an illustration of the oil can and a list of their price per dozen.

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