Whale oil lantern

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1800-1900

GUSN

GUSN-291409

Description

Whale oil lantern with punched star design around circular base and conical top. Circular ring attached to top for hanging or carrying. Pewter burner. Glass globe.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

15 3/4 (H), 4 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

2008.18.1AB