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Paper lantern

Paper lantern
Title
Paper lantern
Medium 
Paper, metal, cardboard
Description 
Cylindrical white paper lantern printed with image of man in profile within red border with white stars; paper accordions open with a cardboard ring at the top and a carboard base with sheet metal cuff to serve as a candle holder
Object Number 
1954.55[dup]
Gallery Label 
Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson were elected president and vice-president in 1864.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group