Patent Model - Improvement in Hand-Lanterns

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Carl Engelskirchen (b.1836), Patentee
Production date
Jul 24 1866
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Iron, brass, glass
10 x 8" (25.4 x 20.3cm)
Engelskirchen's patent "relates to connecting and fastening the base of the lantern containing the lamp-pot directly to the glass or globe part by means of a spring band or clasp, which spring band or clasp also forms a part of the guards or skeleton frame-work of the lantern, the said skeleton-frame being also permanently attached to the chimney cap, and retaining within it the glass or globe part when the lamp-pot is removed." (Patent Number 56,543)
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