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Lantern

Object Number: 
1941.444
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Tin
Dimensions: 
with handle extended: 14 x 6 1/4 in. ( 35.6 x 15.9 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in pencil: on paper label affixed to bottom: "Dunsmore / Coll."
Description: 
Cylindrical tin candle lantern with conical top and hinged door in one side; pierced all over with small dots and dashes; circular band of sheet metal joined to point of cone serves as handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group