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lanterns (lighting devices)
Tin and glass railroad conductor's lantern- oil burning (now electrified). The tin base and top are perforated with decorative stars and diamonds, enclosing the enlongated glass globe, with a conductor's armhole attached to the top made from a wide strap of tin, there is also a trace of black paint on the tin.
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
17 x 5.75 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
Rushlight Club, The. Early Lighting. [No Publisher].