Whale Oil/Electric Lantern

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1830-1860

GUSN

GUSN-2862

Description

Tin ring handle on a conical top with pierced cylindrical sides holding glodular clear glass globe, with a cylindrical tin base, glass bottom, tin painted gray and electrified.

Details

Descriptive Terms

glass (material)
tin (metal)
Tin
Glass
LANTERN, OIL/ ELECTRIC

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

14 (H), 6 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1322