Instantaneous Light Box

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-10611

Description

Small tin box with an oval form with fitted cover. Contains a small glass vial (in appropriate inside holder) to contain fluid lighter.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tin (metal)
oval (shape)
Tin
Oval
LAMP

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

2.25 x 1.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.499

Reference Notes

Cooke, Lawrence S.. "Lighting in America", Antiques Magazine Library. [No Publisher].