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Accession Number: 1988.95.0

Physical Description: Nickel-plated brass kerosene, wire loop handle, clear glass hurricane chimney.

History of Object: Purchased from Packrat Antiques for Working on the Railroad Permanent Gallery Exhibit. The Adams & Westlake Manufacturing Company (trademarked Adlake) operated from 1874 to 1899 and became the most successful railroad lantern companies. (see accession file for more company history).

Date: Between 1874 and 1899

Dimensions (in cm): 25.40 (H) 13.00 (W) 13.00 (D) H: 10"; Diam: 5 1/8"

Marks/Inscriptions: [maker's mark] THE ADAMS & WESTLAKE CO ||

Index Terms

Associations and Subjects

    Origin, Place of: Chicago (Ill.)
    Theme/topic: Railroads

Creators and Contributors

    Adams & Westlake Manufacturing Company

Status: Cataloged

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