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Whale Oil/Electric Lantern

Description

Tin ring handle on a conical top with pierced cylindrical sides holding glodular clear glass globe, with a cylindrical tin base, glass bottom, tin painted gray and electrified.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1860
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Glass
glass (material)
LANTERN, OIL/ ELECTRIC
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
14 (H), 6 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1322
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2862

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