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Lantern

1999.279 (RS128193)

Description

Electrified candle burning hanging lantern. Cylindrical body with replaced glassine panels, tin framed door. Conical top with arched vents. Candle socket in center of interior floor. Lantern painted black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1825
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
iron (metal)
Lantern
lanterns (lighting devices)
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
15 (H), 7 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.279
Credit Line
Gift of the Estate of Guido R. Perera
GUSN
249472

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