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Instantaneous Light Box

1992.499 (RS20917)

Description

Small tin box with an oval form with fitted cover. Contains a small glass vial (in appropriate inside holder) to contain fluid lighter.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
LAMP
Oval
oval (shape)
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
2.25 x 1.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.499
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10611
Reference Notes
Cooke, Lawrence S.. "Lighting in America", Antiques Magazine Library. [No Publisher].

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