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Whale oil lantern

2008.18.1AB (RS195028)

Description

Whale oil lantern with punched star design around circular base and conical top. Circular ring attached to top for hanging or carrying. Pewter burner. Glass globe.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1900
Location of origin
United States
Material
glass (material)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
Lantern
lanterns (lighting devices)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Dimensions
15 3/4 (H), 4 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.18.1AB
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
291409

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