Becontree Estate Kitchen Light Fitting

Object number

LDVAL 2008.19.1


Original Becontree Estate kitchen light fitting from the 1920s. This comes from the donor's grandparents' house on 1124 Green Lane in Dagenham. The names of the grandparents are John Somerset Rhodes and Ellen Rhodes.

Physical description

This is a white opaque glass light shade with a hole at the top for the wire to pass through. It is bulbus in shape with the bottom half bigger than the top half. There is an inscription at the top but this is illegible.


Light shade


Whole height: 150mm
Diameter: 150mm

Collection type

Social history

Alternative reference

Entry Form 1742 (2008-08-15)

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InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeLight shade
Collection typeSocial history