Folding pocket candle lantern

Made:
1885-1895

Folding pocket candle lantern, nickel plated brass with leather facings and mica windows, owned by a Mr. Leggett, private detective to Queen Victoria, said to have been bought on Derby station, c.1890.

Details

Category:
Tools of the Trade & Personal Accessories
Object Number:
2007-7256
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), leather, mica and nickel plated
type:
lantern
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • furnishing - artefact
  • lighting device
credit:
Beattie, Michael