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1941

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Lantern, Whale Oil

This is a lantern, whale oil. We acquired it in 1941. Its medium is copper. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. J. Insley Blair. It is credited Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair in memory of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

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Lantern, Whale Oil; copper; Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair in memory of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1941-98-17

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