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Lantern

Object Number: 
2002.1.3437
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Metal, glass, cotton
Dimensions: 
2 3/4 x 6 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.
Description: 
A gold colored tin portable personal reading kerosene or oil lantern. The case has a black cross hatch pattern and a print of a man on a train reading on the front. A door is pulled up to expose a glass window with an adjustable wick above a small oil resevoir. There is a wire handle at the top for carrying and a hatch on the side for lighting the wick with a taper.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group