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1941

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2015

2019

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Lantern (USA), 1860

This is a Lantern. It is dated 1860 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is tin, brass, glass, cotton webbing. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. J. Insley Blair. It is credited Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair in memory of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 21 x 9.5 x 27 cm (8 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 10 5/8 in.)

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Lantern (USA), 1860; tin, brass, glass, cotton webbing; H x W x D: 21 x 9.5 x 27 cm (8 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 10 5/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair in memory of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1941-98-19-a/c

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18565165/ |title=Lantern (USA), 1860 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=19 August 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>