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Bull's-eye watchman's lantern

Bull's-eye watchman's lantern
Title
Bull's-eye watchman's lantern
Date 
1800-1840
Medium 
Glass, brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 x 3 x 3 in. ( 15.2 x 7.6 x 7.6 cm )
Description 
Cylindrical brass lamp with bull's eye glass door, punch decoration, ruffled conical top, and loop handle.
Credit Line 
Gift of Marguerite Weiderman
Object Number 
1946.113
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group