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'Compass Lamp' lantern

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Title:
'Compass Lamp' lantern
Date: 
ca. 1905
Medium: 
Brass, glass, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/4 x 6 x 4 1/2 in. ( 26 x 15.2 x 11.4 cm )
Date End: 
1 905
Description: 
Sheet brass lamp with semicircular case with clear glass door, hinged, and with a sliding pin catch and circular, compressed orb chimney, interior holds removable semi circular reservoir with loop handle and burner on top; wick extant.
Credit Line: 
The George W. Murdock Collection
Object Number: 
1941.807
Gallery Label: 
Compass Lamp from steamboat General McDonald (1851-1905).
Provenance: 
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
Date Begin: 
1905
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group