Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum (Houlton Museum)
Pierced tin lanterns were both decorative and functional. While the lanterns cast interesting patterns the limited air flow through the lantern prevented the candle from blowing out.
About This Item
- Title: Pierced Tin Candle Lantern, Houlton, c. 1820
- Creation Date: circa 1820
- Subject Date: circa 1820
- Town: Houlton
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: Tin
- Dimensions: 38 cm x 14 cm x 14 cm
- Object Type: Physical Object
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For more information about this item, contact:Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum (Houlton Museum)
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
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