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Lantern

Description

Arced wire handle and cage around glass bulb with pierced canister base inscribed on bottom; pierced hat-shaped top

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1991
Inscriptions
Embossed on 1) edge of top and top 2) on glass 3) bottom of base: 1) B & ORR; Handlan/ St. Louis, U.S.A. 2) Handlan/ Patented/ [numbers in left column:] 3-4-13/ 5-18-15/ 1-31-22/ 12-18-23/ 5-5-25; [right column:] 4-24 28/ 7-10-28 [below} St. Louis, U.S.A. 3) K [in circle]
Material
cloth
glass (material)
metal
molding (forming)
nailing
piercing
turning (shaping process)
wire
wood (plant material)
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
Missouri (United States)
Descriptive terms
cloth
Cloth
Glass
glass (material)
LANTERN
lanterns (lighting devices)
metal
Molded
molding (forming)
Nailed
nailing
Pierced
piercing
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Unidentified Metal
wire
Wire
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
14.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.372
Credit Line
Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose
GUSN
10338

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