Overall: 8 1/2 x 5 3/8 x 5 3/8 in. ( 21.6 x 13.7 x 13.7 cm )
printed: on shield: "UNION"
printed: below shield: "ENTERED ACCORDING TO ACT OF CONGRESS IN THE YEAR 1864 BY FRANCIS MORANDI IN THE CLERK'S OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT / COURT OF MASS."
Lantern with domed top with fluted sides on rectangular tin frame with glass panels on all four sides; behind adjacent glass panels are color-printed images of Abraham Lincoln and a red, white, and blue shield inscribed "UNION" with an eagle with outstretched wings perched above it, flags at either side, and cannon below.
Holzer, Harold, ed. "Lincoln and New York." New York: The New-York Historical Society and London: Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd., 2009.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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