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Lantern

Description

Rectangular form, painted black overall w/ pitched top surmounted by a ribbed conical chimney or vent. Body w/ folded edge construction. Back has a three-part hinged handle and a hinged door w/ a mirrored interior, revealing the interior font and burner. Each side has a sliding door or panel revealing the glass window panes of the lantern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1875
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
tinning
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
iron (metal)
LANTERN
lanterns (lighting devices)
Tinned
tinning
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
6.25 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.256
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25209

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