Bull's eye watchman's lantern

Bull's eye watchman's lantern
Title
Bull's eye watchman's 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; a small whale burner is located on the inside.
Credit Line 
Gift of DeWitt M. Lockman
Object Number 
1934.97ab
Marks 
inscribed: on one side where handle is attached: "Dietz 3/ Police Lantern/ New York U.S."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group