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Object Name: Lantern
Date: 1750-1800
Medium: Tin
Dimensions: Overall (with handle extended): 14 in. × 6 1/4 in. (35.6 × 15.9 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Cylindrical tin candle lantern with conical top and hinged door in one side; pierced all over with small dots and dashes; circular band of sheet metal joined to point of cone serves as handle.
Credit Line: Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Object Number: 1941.444
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Marks: handwritten in pencil: on paper label affixed to bottom: "Dunsmore / Coll."


"Slavery in New York," New-York Historical Society, October 17, 2005-March 5, 2006.