Bull's eye lantern

Bull's eye lantern
Title
Bull's eye lantern
Date 
1860-1890
Medium 
Tin, glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 6 in. ( 19 x 8.3 x 15.2 cm )
Description 
Black painted tin lantern with bull's-eye glass and tin door and ruffled top; small oil burner is located on inside.
Credit Line 
Gift of Murry Cayley
Object Number 
1963.32
Marks 
inscribed: on one side: "DIETZ 3/Police Lantern/ New York U.S.A"
Gallery Label 
Murry Cayley is listed in the New York City directories of 1848 as a manufacturer of lamps.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group