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Lamps (lighting devices)

Scope note

Lighting devices having a vessel to contain the source of illumination, such as grease or oil; also those that have a separate energy source to which they are connected, such as gas or electricity.

Term type

AAT
Object name

Getty AAT term number

300037592

Broader Terms used

<lighting devices by form>

Term used for

luminaires
luminaries

Equivalent Terms used

lamp
lamp (lighting device)

Created

11yrs ago

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