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Whale Oil Railroad Lantern

2000.2098 (RS223649)

Description

Punched tin and glass railroad lantern with whale oil font and burner.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"C. R. R." (cut into)
Material
glass (material)
tin (metal)
Object type
Visual Communication T&E; Visual Communication Devices
Descriptive terms
Device, Visual Signaling
glass (material)
Lantern, Railroad
Lantern, Signal
lanterns (lighting devices)
tin (metal)
whale oil lamps
Dimensions
15 1/2 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.2098
Credit Line
Gift of C. Malcom Watkins
GUSN
309891

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