Update

Welcome back! New-York Historical is now open for visitors. Book your timed-entry tickets. And reserve separate, timed-entry tickets for our free, outdoor exhibition Hope Wanted in the rear courtyard.

Lantern

Object Number: 
INV.217
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Steel, brass, other metals, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/2 x 6 3/4 x 6 in. ( 31.8 x 17.1 x 15.2 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on metal plate affixed behind doorsill: "GLEASON & BAILEY MFG CO / LIMITED / MAKERS / NEW YORK" etched: on two glass panels: "HOSE / 1"
Description: 
Six-sided, mixed metal lantern (possibly a presentation lantern); mushroom shaped top with cone-capped mount with sides pierced for handle (missing); six etched glass panels with beveled edges (five fixed and one door), two with blue stain and two with red stain and inscription "HOSE 1"; footed base.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group