Metal, glass, cotton
2 3/4 x 6 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.
A gold colored tin portable personal reading kerosene or oil lantern. The case has a black cross hatch pattern and a print of a man on a train reading on the front. A door is pulled up to expose a glass window with an adjustable wick above a small oil resevoir. There is a wire handle at the top for carrying and a hatch on the side for lighting the wick with a taper.
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
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