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Lantern

Description

Star and diamond punched cylindrical tin neck with conical top and pivoting hanging loop (possibly for use on ship). Bull's eye glass body with 4 molded seams. Cylindrical star punched tin base twists off. Oil/kerosene burning fixture in base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1870
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
Lantern
lanterns (lighting devices)
tin (metal)
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
10 1/2 x 3 3/4 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.476
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
255461

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