Candle Lantern

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-250484

Description

Black-painted; rectangular forn with flat square base and rectangular sides, two with glass panels; front has glazed, hinged door; fourthside is tin with applied C-shpaed handle at center; surmounted by pierced conical top with ring handle; metal wire attached at center ofsphere for hanging; interior with single cylindrical candle socket at center; glass on sides painted "H.L.I." and "1840" in green and orange.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lanterns (lighting devices)
tin (metal)
glass (material)
paint (coating)
Lighting
Lantern, Candle

Associated Building

Used At Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

10 3/8 x 5 5/8 x 3 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.724

Places

Probably North America (North and Central America) [general region]