Lantern

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-25209

Description

Rectangular form, painted black overall w/ pitched top surmounted by a ribbed conical chimney or vent. Body w/ folded edge construction. Back has a three-part hinged handle and a hinged door w/ a mirrored interior, revealing the interior font and burner. Each side has a sliding door or panel revealing the glass window panes of the lantern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lanterns (lighting devices)
iron (metal)
tinning
Unidentified Metal
Tinned
LANTERN

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6.25 x 4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.256