This lantern is of an unknown manufacturer and production date. It is estimated that this artifact was used by inspectors or police for investigative purposes. The artifact closely resembles a "Dark Lantern" which was a classification of lantern that could adjust the amount of light that is released based on the users choice. Due to concerns for the structural integrity of this artifact the interior globe and bottom cannot be shown.
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History | United States History
Undetermined, "Unidentified Lantern" (2021). Morehead History & Railroad Museum Lantern Collection. 32.
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