Tin, glass copper, cotton
Overall: 10 x 8 1/4 x 7 1/8 in. ( 25.4 x 21 x 18.1 cm ) Overall (with handle up): 14 in. (35.6 cm)
stamped: on top in relief: "R.R. Signal Lamp & Lantern Co./ NEW YORK" stamped: on side: "Patented APR 24' 83" stamped: in relief: "N.Y.N.H. & H.R.R" molded: in glass: "NYNH & HRR"
Kerosene tin railroad lantern with copper top, wire cage surrounding molded glass shade, spreading wire cage enclosing round base and bail handle.
The lantern was used on the New York, New Haven, and Hartford line.
Gift of DeWitt Lockman
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