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Ship's cabin lamp

Object Number: 
1940.280
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Glass, galvanized iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/4 x 7 in. ( 24.8 x 17.8 cm ) Part (base): 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm)
Description: 
Lantern with circular, pierced base with round red glass globe with circular opening at top, held by three metal arms which connect to three chains which met at a ceiling bracket; burner in base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George A. Zabriskie
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group