Kerosene lantern

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-21021

Description

Tin barn lantern. Bottom of base is molded, top of base is plain circle. Body of lantern is glass globe secured by tin framing arms. Tin dome sets on top of globe; wire bail handle fixed at center.

Details

Descriptive Terms

kerosene lamps
lanterns (lighting devices)
glass (material)
tin (metal)
Tin
Glass
LANTERN, KEROSENE

Inscription

Embossed on top of base and top of dome: ""LIBERTY/ TRADE MARK/ REGISTERED/ S.H. CO. ST. LOUIS""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

20.75 (H), 6.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3972

Places

Missouri (United States)