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Lantern

Description

Hanging candle lantern with conical red glass shade with flashed ruby colors. Star punched holes in tin top. Electrified.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Descriptive terms
electric lamps (lighting device forms)
Lantern
lanterns (lighting devices)
Painted
painting (coating)
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
13 1/4 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.2660
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
60838

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