c. 1882
40 in HIGH x 22 in WIDE x 19 in DEEP
(101.60 cm HIGH x 55.88 cm WIDE x 48.26 cm DEEP)
Gift of Sacramento City Dept. of Parks, History & Science Division

Dunham, Carrigan & Co. San Francisco, Cal.

This oil or kerosene fueled lantern which was originally manufactured for use as a railroad headlamp was used by hardware merchants Dunham, Carrigan & Co., San Francisco as a sign for their store on Beale and Main Streets. It was lit at night when the store was open for business. The lantern has a wood base added in order to hang it from the front of the store. It is very elaborately stripped in red and gold and has ornate gold designs.

Used: Dunham, Carrigan & Co. ~ hardware | San Francisco

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