Patent Model - Lantern

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William Burns, Patentee
Production date
Apr 21 1874
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Tin, glass
14 1/2 x 5 1/2" (36.8 x 14cm)
The object of Burns's invention "is to construct a lantern which shall be cheap, strong, and durable, and I will accomplish this by the use of two guard-wires so arranged and combined with the dome that the several parts of the lantern will be held together by the bail." (Patent Number 149,916)
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