Lantern

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-4456

Description

Dome top of brass with iron ring; stamped pierced tin cap surmounting molded ribbed colorless glass center; twist-off cylindrical brass base forms wick fixture.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lanterns (lighting devices)
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
iron (metal)
piercing
tin (metal)
Tin
Iron
Brass
Glass
Pierced
LANTERN

Inscription

Stamped on bottom: ""MFR'D BY/NATIONAL MARINE LAMP/NEW YORK.""

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

National Marine Lamp (Maker)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

10.125 (H), 4.375 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.695

Places

New York state (United States)