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Lantern

1977.695 (RS117013)

Description

Dome top of brass with iron ring; stamped pierced tin cap surmounting molded ribbed colorless glass center; twist-off cylindrical brass base forms wick fixture.

Details

Maker
National Marine Lamp (Maker)
Date
ca. 1900
Inscriptions
Stamped on bottom: ""MFR'D BY/NATIONAL MARINE LAMP/NEW YORK.""
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
iron (metal)
piercing
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Glass
glass (material)
Iron
iron (metal)
LANTERN
lanterns (lighting devices)
Pierced
piercing
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
10.125 (H), 4.375 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.695
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4456

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