Lantern

Object Number: 
1937.1536
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Tinned sheet iron, horn
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 1/2 x 6 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. ( 34.3 x 15.6 x 15.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: on outside of lantern: "Belle... 1840 Vol Dept F.P.M."
Description: 
Tinned sheet iron lantern of octagonal shape with hinged door; eight panels with gothic arch cut-outs backed with horn; "ENGINEER" in cut-out letters on top of each panel; removable oil lamp with loop handle and chain slides out of holder in base of lantern.
Credit Line: 
Purchase from Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group