with handle extended: 16 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. ( 41.3 x 13.3 cm )
typewritten: on paper label taped to underside of base: "D-12"
Cylindrical tin candle lantern with conical top and hinged door on one side; pierced with small dots and and dashes arranged in two decorative bands around top, in an arched panel on door, and in two arched panels on sides; circular band of sheet metal joined to point of cone serves as handle.
This "Paul Revere" type lantern was once part of the collection of George W. Nash.
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
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