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Lantern

Lantern
Title
Lantern
Date 
1750-1800
Medium 
Tin
Dimensions 
with handle extended: 16 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. ( 41.3 x 13.3 cm )
Description 
Cylindrical tin candle lantern with conical top and hinged door on one side; pierced with small dots and and dashes arranged in two decorative bands around top, in an arched panel on door, and in two arched panels on sides; circular band of sheet metal joined to point of cone serves as handle.
Credit Line 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number 
1920.48
Marks 
typewritten: on paper label taped to underside of base: "D-12"
Gallery Label 
This "Paul Revere" type lantern was once part of the collection of George W. Nash.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group