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Electrified lantern

Description

Electrified sheet iron or tin lantern with circular base, spherical globe. Top is also circular with sides pierced with crosses and fluted cone-shaped cap.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
probably
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glass (material)
iron and iron alloy
tin and tin alloy
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
Lantern
lanterns (lighting devices)
Possibly iron and iron alloy
Possibly tin and tin alloy
Dimensions
16 (H), 6 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.282
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
294086

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