23 September 2004
[HENRY MORTON STANLEY (1841-1904)]
Stanley's portable W.T.E. & S. patent regulating lamp with compatible pewter kettle (spout detached), with tin and pewter caddies, funnel, a box of matches and a silver plated tea spoon, all contained in original leather traveling case with metal lock 6¾ x 14½ x 9½in. (172 x 368 x 241mm.)
A gentleman's travelling kit for both light and for brewing up. The heater for the kettle doubles up as a lamp, although the glass for the lamp is no longer present here.
The Henry Morton Stanley Collection, Christie's, 24 Sept. 2002, lot 144.
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