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Electric Lantern

Description

Loop-shaped swing handle on a pierced cylindrical tin top and oblong, clear glass globe with a pierced, cylindrical base with a flared foot; the pierced design is a diamond motif; the original burner in the base of the lamp has been electrified.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
piercing
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Glass
glass (material)
LANTERN, KEROSENE
Pierced
piercing
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
17 x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1263
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2812

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