Jack O'lantern Lantern

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1875-1910

GUSN

GUSN-8528

Description

Pumpkin-shaped with small wooden handle. In two halves with eyes, nose and mouth stamped out. Tin candle holder inside attached to heavy metal wire. Traces of old orange paint.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tin (metal)
Tin
Stamped
Painted
Handmade
Molded
Lantern

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.741