Lantern

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-255461

Description

Star and diamond punched cylindrical tin neck with conical top and pivoting hanging loop (possibly for use on ship). Bull's eye glass body with 4 molded seams. Cylindrical star punched tin base twists off. Oil/kerosene burning fixture in base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lanterns (lighting devices)
tin (metal)
glass (material)
Lantern

Associated Person

Thacher, Mary

Associated Building

Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

271.1981

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

USA

Dimensions

10 1/2 x 3 3/4 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.476