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Lantern

Lantern
Lantern
Title
Lantern
Date 
1750-1800
Medium 
Tin
Dimensions 
with handle extended: 14 x 6 1/4 in. ( 35.6 x 15.9 cm )
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
Object Number 
1941.444
Marks 
handwritten in pencil: on paper label affixed to bottom: "Dunsmore / Coll."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group