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Jack O'lantern Lantern

Description

Pumpkin-shaped with small wooden handle. In two halves with eyes, nose and mouth stamped out. Tin candle holder inside attached to heavy metal wire. Traces of old orange paint.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1910
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Handmade
Lantern
Molded
Painted
Stamped
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
10 (H), 6 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.741
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8528

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