Lantern (lighting device)
Date1770 – 1820
Candle lantern with pierced tin rectangular frame with stepped top, ring attached. Two pieces of old glass, possibly original, remain; one panel has replacement glass, one panel has none. Receptacles for three candles in center of base. Belonged to William Ellery, hung on Newport's liberty tree.
Credit LineGift of Miss. Ellery
Object Typelanterns (lighting devices)
Related People & OrganizationsEllery, William, 1727-1820 (associated)