Electric Lantern

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-2812

Description

Loop-shaped swing handle on a pierced cylindrical tin top and oblong, clear glass globe with a pierced, cylindrical base with a flared foot; the pierced design is a diamond motif; the original burner in the base of the lamp has been electrified.

Details

Descriptive Terms

glass (material)
piercing
tin (metal)
Tin
Glass
Pierced
LANTERN, KEROSENE

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

17 x 5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1263