William Sugg & Co. Ltd. back lamps originated over 100 years ago and were designed to light the narrow passageways of Victorian London. The Victoria Back Lamp is an authentic, heritage, passage lantern.


  • The Victoria Back Lamp is manufactured and handcrafted in copper to ensure durability. The decorative freeze and chimney of the Victoria Back Lamp can be omitted if required and the back-plate has a decorative polished disc for improved performance.
  • Size: Available in one size – 12.5” (323mm). Please note all dimensions are approximate and subject to minor change.
  • Light sources: Conventional lamps and high performance COB LED, with a range of optical distributions to meet varied applications, are available.
  • IP54 rated.
  • Glazing: Glass, polycarbonate or acrylic glazing available in various finishes including, clear, opal and etched.
  • Finish: Durable and long-lasting polyester powder paint finishes in a full range of RAL colours.  The lantern can also be supplied unfinished or polished in natural copper to develop a patina.  Specialist finishes, including marine grade, are available on request.
  • Emergency versions available.
  • Single and two-part electronic photocells are available upon request.