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Kerosene lantern

Description

Kerosene barn lantern, tin. Base is molded. Body of lantern is glass globe secured by tin framing arms. Tin cap set on top of globe; wire bail handle at center of top is adjustable.

Details

Maker
Dietz Tubular Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1860-1890
Inscriptions
Embossed on tin cap: ""L. W. TUBULAR/ U. S. BRASS"" Embossed on glass: ""DIETZ/ US TUBULAR"" On burner control: ""DIETZ TUBULAR CO.""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glass (material)
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Glass
glass (material)
kerosene lamps
LANTERN, KEROSENE
lanterns (lighting devices)
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
14.5 (H), 4.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4168
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
21231

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