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Lantern

1991.985 (RS21266)

Description

Wood frame with chamfered and notched uprights and square chamfered edge on the top and bottom; holds four rectangular panes of glass; the top has a shaped opening and is fitted with a pierced tin panel and a wire handle; the upright post projects through the top and bottom; one side has cotter-pin hinges and a loop wire.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1820
Possibly
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
hardwood
tin (metal)
wire
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Glass
glass (material)
hardwood
Hardwood
LANTERN
lanterns (lighting devices)
Tin
tin (metal)
wire
Wire
Dimensions
9 x 5.875 x 5.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.985
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3202

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