Edward Miller & Co. designs in collections, at auction, and in exhibitions

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A. Edward Miller & Co. designs in collections (by year)


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1851-
1865

n. d. - kerosene lamp

E./Edward Miller & Co. (undated). Kerosene lantern. (Accession no. 1986.94.76. Viewed 28 April 2016. D00076.)

19th c. - mantel lamp

E. Miller & Co. (19th century). Mantel lamp. (Accession no. X71.440. Viewed 30 August 2017. G00088.)

n. d. - kerosene lamp

E. Miller & Co. (undated). Kerosene lamp. (Accession no. 1974.1066. Viewed 30 April 2016. A00506.)

c. 1857 - kerosene lamp

E. Miller & Co. (c. 1857). Kerosene lamp. Accession no. 47.1028. (Viewed 10 April 2017. A02101.)

1860-1900 - kerosene lamp

E. Miller & Co. (1860-1900). Kerosene lamp. (Accession no. H 86336. Viewed 13 September 2017. G00385.)



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1866-
1879

c. 1866-70 - kerosene lamp

Edward Miller & Company. (c. 1866-70). Electrified kerosene lamp. Marble, glass, brass. Unspecified dimensions. (Accession no. 44.158.157. Viewed 28 March 2016. A000192.)

1867-68 - chandelier

Partly E./Edward Miller & Co. (1867-68). Chandelier. Brass, glass. (Accession no. 1998.1283A-D. Viewed 10 October 2017. G01236.)

c. 1870 - lamp

Edward Miller & Co. (c. 1870). Lamp. Glass, metal, and cotton wick. (Object ID no. 1967.047.41 a. Viewed 18 July 2018. G02965).

patented 1870 - kettle

Edward Miller & Co. (patented 1870). Kettle. (Accession no. 1981.257.97. Viewed 26 July 2018. C00160).

after 1870 - kerosene lamp

Edward Miller & Co. (after 1870). Kerosene lamp. (Accession no. 1979.16. Viewed 6 April 2017. A01906.)

c. 1872 - lamp

Edward Miller & Co. (c. 1872). Lamp. (Accession no. MH SK B.13.Q.28.2. Viewed 5 July 2018. G02327-28).

after 1874 - kerosene lamp

E. Miller & Co. (after 1874). Kerosene lamp. (Accession no. H 85798. Viewed 13 September 2017. G00384.)

c. 1875 - pail

E./Edward Miller & Co. (c. 1875). Pail. Brass. (Accession no. H 27703. Viewed 7 September 2017. G00215.)


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1880s

c. 1880 - kerosene lamp

Edward Miller & Co. (c. 1880). Chandelier. Brass kerosene, four-burners. (Accession no. 2001.109.0. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-142.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.


1890s

c. 1890 - kerosene lamp

Edward Miller & Co. (c. 1890). Lantern. Brass. (Object no. 445. Viewed 4 March 2017. A01574.)

1890-1900 - oil lamp

Edward Miller & Co. (1890-1900). Oil lamp. (Object no. 600157. Viewed 10 July 2018. G02437).

1890-1900 - kerosene lamp

Edward Miller & Co. (1890-1900). Kerosene lamp. Brass, glass. (Accession no. 63.8.225A,B,C. Viewed 14 April 2017. A02181.)

1890-1910 - kerosene lamp

Edward Miller & Co.(1890-1910). Kerosene lamp. Glass, copper. (Object no. MT1993.49.1. Viewed 10 October 2017. G01253.)

1890-1910 - kerosene lamp

Edward Miller & Co.(1890-1910). Kerosene lamp. Brass, glass. (Object no. MT1993.49.2. Viewed 10 October 2017. G01254.)

1890-1910 - two kerosene lamps

Edward Miller & Co. (1890-1910). Two kerosene lamps. Brass, glass. (Object no. 2014.90. Viewed 10 October 2017. G01255.)

1890-1910 - kerosene lamp

Edward Miller & Co. (1890-1910). Kerosene lamp. (Accession no. 1972.39.17. Viewed 26 July 2018. C00159).

c. 1892 - lamp

Edward Miller & Co. (c. 1892). Lamp. Glass and metal. (Object no. 537. Viewed 4 March 2017. A01573.)

c. 1895-1910 - kerosene lamp

Edward Miller & Company. (c. 1895-1910). Kerosene lamp. Colorless and opaque white glass, enamel, metal, electrical fittings. (Accession no. 2010.4.177. Viewed 28 March 2016. B00050.)

c. 1896 - oil lamp

Edward Miller & Co. (c. 1896). Oil lamp. Nickel-plated brass. (Object no. 17030. Viewed 10 July 2018. G02438).


1900s

c. 1900 - kerosene lamp

Edward Miller & Co. (c. 1900). Kerosene lamp. Brass, glass. (Accession no. 1997.3.12. Viewed 10 April 2017. A02102.)

After 1900 - bicycle lamp

Edward Miller & Co. (After 1900). "Majestic" carbide bicycle lamp. (Object no. 1978.79.102. Viewed 29 June 2018. A03015).

1907 - oil lamp

Edward Miller & Co. (1907). Oil lamp. (Cat. no. 2017.134.001. Viewed 5 July 2018. G02273-75).

1907 - oil lamp

Edward Miller & Co. (1907). Oil lamp. (Cat. no. 2017.134.002. Viewed 5 July 2018. G02276-78).

early 20th c. - lamp

Edward Miller & Co. (early 20th century). Lamp. Glass, metal. Cat. no. 02.0019.010. Viewed 23 July 2018. E00194-95).


1920s

c. 1920 - kerosene lamp

Edward Miller & Co. (c. 1920). Kerosene lamp. Brass, glass. (Object no. R15638. Viewed 10 July 2018. G02439).

c. 1920-24 - two kerosene lamps, New Mexico and Arizona Railroad

Edward Miller & Co. (c. 1920-24). Two kerosene lamps, New Mexico and Arizona Railroad. [Cat. nos. 86.64.3.1A,B(-.2A,B). Viewed 23 August 2018. L00710-11].

  • Arizona Historical Society, Tucson: lamp 1, 2.


n. d.

n. d. - burner

E. Miller & Co. (undated). Metal, copper alloy. ID no. TEKS0044857. Viewed 24 July 2018. C00105).

n. d. - kerosene lamp

Edward Miller & Co. (undated). Kerosene lamp. Metal. (Cat. no. 1978.079.18 a. Viewed 18 July 2018. G02964).

n. d. - lamp

Edward Miller & Co. (undated ). Lamp. Brass, glass. (Cat. no. 1982.070.02. Viewed 18 July 2018. G02962).

n. d. - kerosene lamp

Edward Miller & Co.(undated). Kerosene lamp (Juno). Brass, glass. (Object no. 1978-0508-1. Viewed 10 October 2017. G01252.)

n. d. - kerosene lamp

Edward Miller & Co. (undated). Kerosene lamp. (Object no. CR1977.351. Viewed 9 July 2018. G02434).

n. d. - photographic lens

E. Miller & Co. (undated). Photographic lens. (Object no. 1966.495. Viewed 10 July 2018. G02440).

n. d. - lamp with silver base

Edward Miller & Co. (undated). Lamp with silver base. (Object no. 813. Viewed 10 July 2018. G02436).

n. d. - lantern

Edward Miller & Co. (undated). Lantern. Black metal. (Object no. 18-10. Viewed 10 July 2018. G02435).

n. d. - bicycle lamp

Edward Miller & Co. (undated). Bicycle lamp. Glass, copper, brass, steel. (Cat. no. 1982.070.01. Viewed 18 July 2018. G02963).

n. d. - kerosene lamp

E. / Edward Miller & Co. (undated). Kerosene lamp. (Accession no. 1978.69. Viewed 6 April 2017. A01907.)

n. d. - heating stove

Edward Miller & Co. (undated). Heating stove. (Accession no. 2002.44.0. Vewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-15.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.


B. Edward Miller & Co. designs at auction


1910s

c. 1900-25 - geometric lamp

Edward Miller & Co. (first quarter 20th century). "Jeweled" geometic lamp. (Viewed 8 May 2016. D00114.)


1920s

c. 1920 - table lamp

Edward Miller & Co. (c. 1920). Table lamp. Glass. (Viewed 8 May 2016. D00113.)


C. Edward Miller & Co. designs in exhibitions and expositions


1870s

1876 - Centennial International Exhibition, Philadelphia

10 May - 10 November 1876. Centennial International Exhibition, Philadelphia.

1879-80 - Sydney International Exhibition

17 September 1879 - 20 April 1880. Sydney International Exhibition, Australia.

> Unspecified "Bronzed Kerosene Lamps, Oil Cans" and "Ornamental Bronzed Statuettes" exhibited by E. Miller & Co.


1880s

1880-81 - Melbourne International Exhibition

1 October 1880 - 30 April 1881. Melbourne International Exhibition 1880, Australia.

1888 - Danbury Fair

date unknown - 6 October 1888. Danbury Fair, Danbury, Connecticut.

> Exhibited unspecified designs by Edward Miller & Co., "very high grade of brass and bronze work"; and Opal Glass Decorating Works (Meriden).

1889 - Meriden opera house exhibition

10 October 1889. Exposition at Delavan Opera House, Meriden, on the occasion of the visit of the International American Congress.

> "[Edward Miller & Co.] exhibited a large variety of lamps, all fitted with Rochester burners. The 40 different styles on exhibition embraced the Rochester table lamp, finished in antique and polished brass and oxydized silver. Brass tables, with onyx tops, supporting piano lamps with decorated shades, were shown, and also a variety of smaller lamps of unique and taking designs." - [(10 October 1889). Americans in Meriden: Visit of the International American Congress. Meriden Daily Republican, pp. 1-2. For more information, click documentation link below.]


1890s

1899 - Greater America Exposition, Omaha, Nebraska

1 July - c. 31 October 1899. Greater America Exposition, Omaha, Nebraska.

> Exhibited unspecified designs by Edward Miller & Co.


1900s

1901 - Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, NY

1 May - 2 November 1901. Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, NY.

> Unspecified designs exhibited by Edward Miller & Co. (gas appliances), "their new acetylene gas table lamp".


1920s

1921 - "Big Exposition", Elmwood Music Hall, Buffalo, New York

c. 14 - 19 February 1921. "Big Exposition", Elmwood Music Hall, Buffalo, New York, on the occasion of conventions of the Lighting Fixture Dealers’ Society of America, the Illuminating Glassware Guild, and the National Council of Lighting Fixture Manufacturers.

> Unspecified designs exhibited by Edward Miller & Co., "its line of lighting fixtures and brackets suitable for residences; also portables and floor lamps".


1990s

1997 - Museum of American Glass, Milville, NJ

25 January - 4 May 1997. Slivers of light: Rich cut oil lamps at the Museum of American Glass, Millville, New Jersey.

Exhibited designs:

> C. Dorflinger & Sons (cut glass) / Edward Miller & Co. (duplex burner). (undated). Banquet lamp.

> L. Blackmore Co. (cut glass) / Edward Miller & Co. (Apollo duplex burner). (undated). Boudoir lamp.

> Probably T. G. Hawkes & Company and J. Hoare & Company (cut glass) / Edward Miller & Co. (duplex burner). (undated). Large banquet lamp.



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