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Pocket lantern

second half 19th century


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

15 x 6.7 x 5.1 cm (5 7/8 x 2 5/8 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.62

Medium or Technique

Silverplate

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Half cylinder pierced at base has movable glass on flat side with hinged cover over it. Top broken off. Cylinder beneath through which sliding tube with candle moves. Flat flange for standing. Small box attached for matches.

Inscription

none

Credit Line

Gift of F. Gordon Morrill