Found In Collection

Lantern Base

Lantern Base

Lantern Base


This is a base for large oil lantern. Base is cylindrical and is supported by three feet. Two wide wicks on base, each wick has a separate handle for adjusting. Also on top of base is a round lid where fuel would be poured in. Considering the large size, item was most likely used for industrial purposes.


lamp, farm equipment


Found in Collection (FIC)

Date of Object:

ca. 1940

Accession #:



20.5 cm Dia., x 13 cm H

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