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Kerosene lantern

Description

Tin barn lantern. Bottom of base is molded, top of base is plain circle. Body of lantern is glass globe secured by tin framing arms. Tin dome sets on top of globe; wire bail handle fixed at center.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1890
Inscriptions
Embossed on top of base and top of dome: ""LIBERTY/ TRADE MARK/ REGISTERED/ S.H. CO. ST. LOUIS""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glass (material)
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
Missouri (United States)
Descriptive terms
Glass
glass (material)
kerosene lamps
LANTERN, KEROSENE
lanterns (lighting devices)
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
20.75 (H), 6.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3972
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
21021

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