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Candle Lantern

1949.724 (RS119835)

Description

Black-painted; rectangular forn with flat square base and rectangular sides, two with glass panels; front has glazed, hinged door; fourthside is tin with applied C-shpaed handle at center; surmounted by pierced conical top with ring handle; metal wire attached at center ofsphere for hanging; interior with single cylindrical candle socket at center; glass on sides painted "H.L.I." and "1840" in green and orange.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Associated Building
Used At Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
glass (material)
paint (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
Probably North America (North and Central America) [general region]
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
Lantern, Candle
lanterns (lighting devices)
Lighting
paint (coating)
tin (metal)
Dimensions
10 3/8 x 5 5/8 x 3 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.724
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth Vaughan
GUSN
250484

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