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Little Giant Dietz lantern
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Details

Object ID 003696

Object Name Little Giant Dietz lantern

Object Desc Blue and red lantern with handle.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003306

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Lights/Lamps

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 9, Shelf 6

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords lantern,Little Giant Dietz,kerosene lantern,


Title Little Giant Dietz lantern

Description Blue lantern with painted red light area. Has thin metal handle. At the top circular part is a small oval shaped tab. Racine County Higyway Department is stamped on the black part right above the painted red glass. Two thin metal strips that wrap around the red glass.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 14

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 7.5

Circumference 24.5

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The height does not include the handle to its full heigth. Diameter and circunfrence are at the largest part of the lantern.

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Dietz Compendium

Maker Details Began in 1840 when Robert Dietz began selling lamps and lanterns.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY3306

Description

Conditions

Date OCT 2,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes The botton circle his slightly dented. The glass is painted red.


Events

Date OCT 2,2015

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin


Date OCT 2,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Closet Shelf 6 from Room 9, Closet Shelf 6 - automatic entry by admin


Date OCT 7,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 6 from Room 9, Closet Shelf 6 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes