Electrified lantern

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-294086

Description

Electrified sheet iron or tin lantern with circular base, spherical globe. Top is also circular with sides pierced with crosses and fluted cone-shaped cap.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lanterns (lighting devices)
iron and iron alloy
tin and tin alloy
glass (material)
Lantern

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

16 (H), 6 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.282

Date

1800-1850 (probably)