Ship's port lantern

Object Number: 
1936.669
Date: 
1876-1925
Medium: 
Metal, glass, rubber, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 1/4 x 11 x 10 in. ( 46.4 x 27.9 x 25.4 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on brass plate affixed to front shoulder: "PROCTER'S PAT. 1876 / PORT"
Description: 
Ship's port lantern with red lens in red-painted metal casing; domed top with ring-shaped handle, triangular back, rounded front with cage consisting of two vertical rods, and hinged bottom; electric cord attached.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
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Creative: Tronvig Group