Kerosene lantern

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-21231

Description

Kerosene barn lantern, tin. Base is molded. Body of lantern is glass globe secured by tin framing arms. Tin cap set on top of globe; wire bail handle at center of top is adjustable.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Embossed on tin cap: ""L. W. TUBULAR/ U. S. BRASS"" Embossed on glass: ""DIETZ/ US TUBULAR"" On burner control: ""DIETZ TUBULAR CO.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Dietz Tubular Co. (Manufacturer)

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

14.5 (H), 4.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4168