Item NMC/1618 - Brass lantern

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Brass lantern


  • 19th century-20th century (Creation)

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Brass lantern treated with gold finish with cut-out ornamental design on top and bottom. Has glass covering for light, cut wires on bottom which would have been attached to light bulb inside. Lantern would have been attached to the wall. Back of lantern has red marking, "SCH-302". Indented stamp on top front of lamp, "ALLAN & CO". Due to information in an inventory, lantern can be dated pre-1958.

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Brass and glass

Dimensions: 520 x 210 x 210 mm

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Matches information in pre-1958 catalogues (GSAA/ISE/5/10).

"SCH.302. Large brass lantern (circular front) £2.10 -"

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GB 1694 NMC/1618

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GB 1694

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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition


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